The Survivor’s Nest – Five Tips to Make Your Home Party Ready

The Survivor’s Nest – Five Tips to Make Your Home Party Ready

True hospitality comes from the heart, and is not the product of ostentatious and expensive material surroundings. Eleanor Roosevelt Opening your nest to friends and relatives during the holiday season should not be a stressful ordeal. You can make your home party ready and still have a great time by following my five tips: 1. Don't [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Tell Us About Your Cancer Warriors

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior. Karl Von Clausewitz From very early on my cancer journey, the gifts of support and inspiration from amazing Cancer Warriors have overwhelmed me. Honoring them is the motivation behind this series and I can't say enough about the courage it takes to go toe to [...]

Meditation Monday – Tips for Creating Our Own Survivors’ Community

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama  I love this quote, which Holistic Health Talk for Women radio host Irina Wardas used to open her show last Thursday. As her guest, I was there to talk about our need as cancer survivors for a sense of community with other survivors. [...]

Cancer Warrior Wednesday – Send a Heart of Hope Program

Cancer Warrior Wednesday – Send a Heart of Hope Program

Back in June I posted a little love letter to an organization which is close to my heart. The mission of Interregnum, Inc., a grief support organization, is to help people learn to find life after loss. This month, in support of breast cancer awareness, Interregnum, Inc., is launching its Send a Heart of Hope program.The new program [...]

What The Last Weekend of Summer Teaches Us About Moving Beyond Cancer

It's the Friday before the unofficial last weekend of summer, which of course means it's Labor Day Weekend. Technically, the last day of summer is September 20th, but no one cares about that. This weekend draws a line in the sand.  For the next three days, we continue to exist within the vast openness of [...]