From pain to peace

As my readers know, I have been absent from my blog for a long time. Much has happened. Nothing good. My beautiful mom got sick in May and died suddenly in July. Her death has taken its toll—I miss her more than I can say. My mom was always a great comfort to me, and,

What would you do…..

If you had more confidence, what would you be doing differently? Would you finally look for a better job? Would you ask tough questions–even of your boss, your boyfriend, your doctor? Would you take time for yourself because, deep down, you know you’re worth it? Well–whatever it is: Do it! Don’t wait. Confidence comes when

Cancer Unplugged™:The #1 Thing to Avoid…

I recently asked the chief of Integrated Medicine at Sloan Kettering “What’s the one thing a cancer patient should avoid at all costs?” His answer was swift and definitive: “Stress. Stress helps cancer spread.” Keep this in mind when helping someone with cancer: Listen to them. Love them. Offer to do what you can for

Cancer Unplugged: The whole enchilada, baby!

If there’s one big thing I’ve realized in dealing with cancer, it’s this: You’ve got to see your body as a whole. I’ve found that, with cancer, we see more specialists than anything else. This doctor specializes in oncology; this one in surgery; that one in radiology. With all these specialists, you can lose site

Is beauty only skin deep?

Have you been following Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty on Ovation? I’m fascinated by it! Rachel travels around the globe to uncover the beauty secrets of many cultures. One episode that really caught my eye was her visit to Seoul, South Korea, a city that she reports has the highest amount of cosmetic surgery in