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Caregiver Burnout

This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

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God's Grace

70 Years After the Holocaust, A Miraculous Reunion

A trio of Holocaust survivors, who as children in 1945 were liberated from Auschwitz, are miraculously reunited 70 years later in New Jersey.

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Living Longer, Living Better

5 Ways Volunteering Is Good for You

The benefits you provide to others when you volunteer for a good cause are not hard to see, but you may not have stopped to realize the ways you benefit from helping others.

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People Helping People

4 Principles for Success and Leadership from Eric Motley

Listen as Eric Motley, executive vice-president of the Aspen Institute, shares how his life and career were guided by his four principles of leadership.

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Caregiver burnout

What Is Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for an ill loved one can be physically and emotionally stressful. Here's what you need to know. 

Film pioneers Lois Weber, Mary Pickford and Alice Guy-Blaché
Movies and TV

9 Women Who Were Motion Picture Pioneers

In the early years of movies, women were major contributors to the motion picture industry. Here are some women who were pioneers in film.

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Susan Burton
People Helping People

How Susan Burton Is Helping Women Rebuild After Prison

The founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project details her own story of life behind bars and why she's helping women find their clean slate after prison in a new memoir.

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Understanding hardship
Life Advice

How Hardship Can Give Us the Tools to Do Good

Victor Frankl and Elie Wiesel survived pain and suffering during the Holocaust to make the world a better place. 

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Work Life

8 Ways to Find True Riches

Life goes by awfully fast. Make sure you hang on to what’s really important.

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Leslie Odom Jr
Books

'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom Jr.'s Surprising Key To Success

The Tony award-winner shares how his role in Hamilton almost didn't happen and his surprising journey to success in his new book, Failing Up

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Movies and TV

'The Miracle Season' Is A Sports Movie With An Inspiring Message

The film about a high school girls' volleyball team's road to victory serves an inspiring message about faith and healing after terrible loss. 

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Overcoming Addiction

Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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ICU Nurse Janice Dennis offers suggestions about alternatives to opioids
Addiction and Recovery

An ICU Nurse on Alternatives to Opioid Painkillers

Nurse Janice Dennis, who lost one son to opioids and saw another struggle for years with addiction, brings the lessons she learned from those experiences into the ICU.

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David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

An Addict's Recovery Path Leads Him to Help Others

There's a reason this outreach coordinator is able to guide addicts toward their paths to recovery: He used to be an addict himself.

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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