Category Archive: Top Posts

Writing to Heal

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“Simply speaking the truth heals” ~ Dr Rachel Naomi Remen For nearly 20 years, Dr. James W. Pennebaker has been giving people an assignment: write down your deepest feelings about an emotional upheaval… Continue reading

Knit your way to health

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Knitting has had a make–over. It’s no longer associated with old ladies; it’s become a trendy thing to own up to, with countless blogs, websites and YouTube videos devoted to the art of… Continue reading

Mojo Monday

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If you aren’t familiar with the idea behind Mojo Monday, it’s a writing prompt to get your creativity flowing. Feel free to write about it on your blogs or simply leave a comment… Continue reading

Hear My Voice: Living the Life of Clichés (That Are True)

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Originally posted on Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Blog:
Scott Cotlar writes about living by common clichés for people affected by metastatic breast cancer. When I was first diagnosed with metastatic male breast…

Now I Become Myself

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Now I Become Myself Now I become myself. It’s taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people’s faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly old, crying a warning,… Continue reading

I Will Not Die An Unlived Life

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I will not die an unlived life.  I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow… Continue reading

World Mental Health Day

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Reposting for World Mental Health Day.  When I first started this blog, I elected to write about how my cancer experience had enriched my life (rather than to admit any other darker truth). I wanted… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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When we reach out in compassion and love to other people, we are filling the space that surrounds them–and us–with love.  We are creating a space of love.  We are rooting ourselves in love and… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Whatever happens to me in life, I must believe that somewhere, In the mess or madness of it all There is a sacred potential– A possibility for wondrous redemption In the embracing of… Continue reading

Pay It Forward In Memory Of Hugh Sutherland

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  Today is the birthday of Hugh Sutherland, beloved husband of our dear friend Karen.  In anticipation of this day Karen decided to launch  “the first annual Pay it Forward Tribute to Hugh… Continue reading