The secret ingredient in allowing ourselves to begin again is compassion. ~ SharonSalzberg
When we belong, we have an outside mooring to prevent us from falling into ourselves ~ John O’Donohue
Day 11 of the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month which I have signed up for – a month dedicated to the art of writing about health. Today’s prompt is to write about your favorite… Read More
This week I have been reading some excellent articles on the language we use to describe cancer – its diagnosis, treatment, and aftermath. In particular, Atif Kukaswadia’s The Problem With Fighting Cancer in PLOS… Read More
Thanks so much to everyone who commented and shared their experiences of how to handle job applications and interviews after a diagnosis of cancer. I loved that many of you (myself included) have… Read More
I promised one of my readers that I would tackle the topic of how to address a gap in your work history as a result of cancer and I hope you will help… Read More
Reblogged from Health Communications and Health Advocacy: “Patient blogs reveal the true extent of the impact of cancer on finances, work practices, family life…they offer a window into the lived experience of the… Read More
You may already be familiar with healthcare tweet chats. The healthcare social media community (#hcsm) is very active on Twitter and new chat sessions on health and medical related subjects are continually emerging.… Read More
Reblogged from The Carter Center Blog: and Rebecca Palpant Shimkets Rebecca Palpant Shimkets is assistant director for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism at The Carter Center. This blog is part… Read More
A reader has contacted me to say that she is struggling with her feelings six months after her treatment for breast cancer ended. She asked if I would address the topic here and… Read More
Reblogged from MAGSBLOG: I discovered a new blog today – check out magsblog – a breast cancer experience in cartoons.
Once again I am dedicating these words to our dear friend Karen – who has always turned a listening ear toward us and shown so many acts of kindness in the blogosphere.