Are You Ready to Open Up to Trust, Happiness & Joy?

Are You Ready to Open Up to Trust, Happiness & Joy?

I've had my share of profound unhappiness. When it hits, I'm always struck by its enormity and completeness, like a hurricane that moves in and devastates until there is nothing left of what was touched. For the record, I'm not talking about depression. I'm talking about reliving low points, like family dysfunction, poisonous relationships, infertility, [...]

You Deserve to Stand Up For What You Want

You Deserve to Stand Up For What You Want

How often have you slammed the door against what you want, because you let fear trump desire? How many times did you not ask, because rejection hurts like hell? How easily have you given in, because making others happy is safer than finding your own happiness? Say "Yes" to yourself because it's what you want, [...]

It’s Here! How to Build an Amazing Life After Treatment

It’s Here! How to Build an Amazing Life After Treatment

My newest book, How to Build an Amazing Life After Treatment; 10 (more) simple secrets to creating inspired healing, wellness & your joyous life after cancer is here! Get it now while it's HOT off the (digital) presses! Part II of my After Treatment book series, How to Build an Amazing Life After Treatment picks [...]

Saying “Yes” to Creative Healing After Cancer

I just discovered a New York Times article entitled, "Finding Poetry in Cancer," which explores the healing power of writing poetry about the cancer experience. Written mostly by amateur poets, the verses are jarring, real and moving. One poet, Karin Miller, began writing poetry when her husband developed testicular cancer. Today, she curates the "Cancer [...]

The Survivor’s Nest: 5 Tips to Create the Comfort of Home Wherever You Go

The Survivor’s Nest: 5 Tips to Create the Comfort of Home Wherever You Go

"Home is where one starts from." T. S. Eliot "There's a big world outside those hedges," she said with some unkindness. We were young college commuters and her words stung. Sure, I was naive and sheltered, but life beyond the landscaping was only a matter of time. It's many years later and now I'm the one [...]

Smashing Into Cancer Anger

Despite the ominous nature of the picture above, my mood is really good today. My family and I just returned from a lovely, wonderfully relaxing vacation on Saturday. The picture refers to my guest blog post, Smashing Into Cancer Anger, which was recently published on No Boobs About It, Navigating Breast Cancer During Treatment and as [...]