Harnessing Vaping as a Coping Mechanism for Individuals with Disabilities

Living with a disability can present daily challenges that vary widely depending on the nature and severity of the disability. Whether you’re dealing with a physical restriction, chronic pain, or a mental health condition, finding effective ways to cope is crucial.
One avenue some individuals with disabilities are exploring is vaping, specifically vaping CBD or nicotine, due to its perceived stress-reducing properties and potential to alleviate certain symptoms associated with various disabilities.
How Vaping Helps Persons with Disabilities
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Canoeing via Adaptive Program

Though it happened 11 years ago, the memory is still vivid in my mind. I volunteered to assist in launching PaddleAll, the national adaptive program in western Ontario. This led me to my first paracanoe conference, where I found myself as the only athlete with a disability.
A pivotal moment came when the need for a para-athlete to represent Canada at the European Cup arose, and all eyes turned to me in the room of delegates.
Feeling a bit overwhelmed, I reflected on my racing experiences, even though I wasn’t exactly a “high-performance” athlete when I joined the sport as an adult amputee.
Water …

How to Get Proper Nutrition as an Amputee

Good nutrition can be a valuable asset in facing life’s challenges as an amputee. Luckily, you can maximize its benefits by focusing on consuming real foods that are abundant in lean protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, all in the right proportions.
Here are some strategies that can help you:
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The types of foods you eat, their combinations, and portion sizes all contribute to these factors. If you encounter challenges in achieving a diverse and well-rounded diet, consider seeking advice from your healthcare provider, who might recommend supplements.
Ideally, you want…

Tools You Need to Make Your Own Gym at Home

During my sessions with clients in large corporate gyms, I often use advanced equipment mainly because it’s available and my clients are already paying for membership privileges.
Certainly, high-tech gym equipment has its advantages. It’s effective and convenient to use. However, if a client prefers to exercise at home, I can provide them with an equally effective workout as they’d receive in a fully-equipped gym.
This is especially beneficial for individuals who can’t always make it to a gym or lack access. But here’s an interesting point: some people don’t find at-home workouts as …