Getting a cancer diagnosis pulls the rug out from under your life. It's a struggle to give up expectations and learn to accept the unknown.
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 [...]
What Do You Need? Make Self-Care a Priority this Valentine’s Day
The “Aha” Moment That Led to My 2014 Mantra
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. Martin Luther Last month, I wrote a blog post about taking the present moment to rest and refresh. I was feeling the stress of the holiday season and had finally finished the six month process of writing and publishing my books. I needed a break. [...]
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, [...]
Taking the Present Moment to Rest & Refresh
Mindfully Remembering That the Present Moment is All We Have
“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. Yesterday, a member of my husband's networking group suffered a massive heart attack. John was at the group's morning meeting and had just given a [...]
Mindfulness & the All-Time Best Definition of Success
"To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty; To find the best in others; To give of one's self; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a [...]