Inside the Gift of Goodbye: Ch 2 Invincible Me

Inside the Gift of Goodbye: Highlights from Chapter 2 Invincible Me Chapter two paints a picture of how my mom influenced me growing up and as a young adult. She indulged my every whim, including making seven formal dresses for me my junior year in high school, dresses I designed. I went to college to focus on accounting and become a lawyer, something my father encouraged me to do. After I struggled through my first accounting class, I discovered a [...]

2018-02-19T02:03:08+00:00February 10th, 2018|Change, Faith, Health|

Finding Mindfulness through Yoga

I am honored to have a guest post about finding mindfulness through yoga published on MindBodyGreen, check it out: "Growing up in a family of five girls, all born within eight years, I learned to act in ways that pleased others, which led to a pattern of storing anger and sadness in my body. It was an unconscious kind of pattern. I found exercise to be a helpful stress relief as I became a young adult. The younger me seemed [...]

2018-01-12T23:17:35+00:00August 30th, 2017|Grief, Health|

Healing and the Mind and Body Connection

Have you faced the loss of a loved one or survived cancer yourself? Ever wondered what might have contributed to the disease? I recently read an article, The Importance of Emotional Clearing for Health & Healing, which validated much of what I learned from my mother about disease and through her cancer experiences. When I was a junior in college, my mother was diagnosed with late stage breast cancer at age 54. Through surgery, we all learned that the cancer [...]

2017-08-13T19:44:07+00:00June 18th, 2017|Cancer, Grief, Health|