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 [...]

What Do You Need? Make Self-Care a Priority this Valentine’s Day

What Do You Need? Make Self-Care a Priority this Valentine’s Day

Two Valentine's Days ago I wrote a blog post about the "healing comfort of love" as expressed by "the little things" we do for each other. That's not to say I wouldn't appreciate being swept off my feet with a surprise flight to Paris as much as the next girl. But who are we kidding? [...]

The “Aha” Moment That Led to My 2014 Mantra

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?

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, [...]

Mindfully Remembering That the Present Moment is All We Have

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 [...]