Health Literacy the Key to Opening the Door to Clinical Trials

Health Literacy the Key to Opening the Door to Clinical Trials

Thank you to CureClick for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own. A fundamental right we have as patients is that of health literacy, which the Department of Health and Human Services defines as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed [...]

Ask Me Anything: How to Connect & Talk With a Survivor Who Has Been Where You Are Now

Ask Me Anything:  How to Connect & Talk With a Survivor Who Has Been Where You Are Now

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson Every once in a while, I find a quiet place and dial a phone number given to me by the good people at Cancer Hope Network. The person [...]

What does it take to walk through the fire of cancer emotions? Courage. The courage to show up authentically to our grief, our pain, our fear and our loss. And, never, never, never doubting our right to say "fuck off" to positivity when that's the way we feel. As Psychologist Susan David says, "(B)eing positive [...]

The WWGN Gratitude Gems Series eBook is Here!

The WWGN Gratitude Gems Series eBook is Here!

Today I want to share my first downloadable eBook with you: The WhereWeGoNow Gratitude Gems Series; Your 30-Day Guide to Jump Starting a Lifetime Gratitude Practice. Writing this book was a labor of love. I firmly believe gratitude is the single most important building block for reinventing life beyond cancer. Without gratitude, there is no [...]