#1 Way To Reduce Stress

I want to ask you tonight, how is your stress level?

I don’t know, if you’re like me at all, my stress level the last couple of weeks has just been ridiculous. The whole thing about having a hard time working, and having the kids home, and then the stress about having a child who is susceptible to respiratory issues, but still having to go out and get groceries, and all of that….it is exceptionally stressful.

So I am just curious, how is your stress level right now?

Regardless of where you’re at, I want to give you the one, the number one thing that you can do to help bring down your stress.

Are You Feeling Like an Imposter?

This time of self-isolation and quarantine around the world has been tough on everyone. For some, it has been an exceptionally difficult time, those who are extroverts, those who are stressed because of finances, and especially those who suffer from the very real issue of imposter syndrome.

My Own Story

I had suffered chronically with this for more than 20 years. From the time I started succeeding in high school, I had the inklings of it starting in the back of my mind. I would question whether I really deserved the success. I would fear that someone would find something I did wrong to achieve that success (though I had not), and that what I had achieved would be taken away.

Tylenol & Down Syndrome

Hello my friends, welcome back! I used #Rockingthe21st tonight, so I thought we would get a little rock going.

I am so glad to be back. I took a couple of days, went to a conference and also have been trying to get over this cough. For those who have been watching for a while, I did go to the doctor, and they confirmed there is nothing wrong with me more than spasming bronchioles.

Well let’s get into it. If you don’t know me, my name is Josh Decker and I am so glad that you are joining in. I definitely encourage you to go back and listen to some of my previous videos talking a little bit about what we know about Down Syndrome.

Why You Must Be The Expert In Down Syndrome

Hello my friends, good morning! He was reaching for me to pick him up, now he wants down. Hold on…

So I was planning to have Noah on this morning, but apparently he had other plans this morning. So I want to jump right in and share with a couple stories about advocating for our kids and why it’s so important to understand what’s really going on inside of them.

The Difference Between Inclusion and Treatment

Good morning friends, there is no music this morning, I’m sorry! I am not in my home office this morning and don’t have my cool setup with music and all of that. But, I wanted to continue the conversation we started yesterday. I promise we will not go as long as I went yesterday. Thank you for joining me if you did yesterday, thank you for joining me today.

I want to talk for a minute about the difference between advocating for inclusion and treatment for our kids. What I have found in the Down Syndrome community is that sometimes there is, outside of major things would either require surgery or prescriptive intervention on an emergency basis, there is this idea that there is nothing wrong with our kids. So I want to talk about this and dig into it and understand given what we talked about yesterday given the extra genetic material and what it does, and making sure our minds are right before we start digging into more of that science part of what’s actually going on with our kids.
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