Do You Need a Time Out from Cancer?

Do You Need a Time Out from Cancer?

Happy almost New Year! As we move forward into 2015, I'm wishing you all the best for the New Year.  I hope you have exciting plans and opportunities for the New Year. For me, I'm thrilled to share a piece of good news: I'm now writing for CURE as a featured contributor. My first article, offering tips for quieting [...]

Meditation Monday – 5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays are about to begin, which makes me think about one of my favorite holiday movies for kids. In Sesame Street's Elmo Saves Christmas (Amazon affiliates link) Elmo helps Santa get unstuck from the chimney and is granted three wishes. Santa obviously isn't thrilled when Elmo wishes every day is Christmas. To show Elmo [...]

Meditation Monday – 10 Tips to Help You Get to Sleep

Meditation Monday – 10 Tips to Help You Get to Sleep

Sleep is the best meditation. Dalai Lama Living the hectic, stressful lives that we live, we often forget how to push the "Off" button. We work, run from place to place, and are anxiety ridden to distraction. We're cancer survivors who power up each morning, because we have a lot to do and we're so grateful [...]

Army of Women Wednesday: Warrior Healing after Treatment

Love these videos!  It’s Army of Women Wednesday and time to direct your attention to another study in need of participants.  This study is a bit different because its focus is on healing after treatment, rather than on prevention.  I was drawn to it because I know how much my yoga practice meant to my [...]

Coming out of Cancer Depression: Giving Back by Supporting Others Helps Me Heal Too

Coming out of Cancer Depression: Giving Back by Supporting Others Helps Me Heal Too

We’ve all been there – wounded by the anxiety of testing, shocked by the diagnosis, disabled by the surgeries and treatments, so ridden with cancer fatigue that we barely function.  We keep going with the support of others, but we have nothing to give.  The best I could muster to express the undying gratitude I [...]