being human

I had one of these days today….2 days ago…last week. I’m human after all, so it’s to be expected. I’m in “it”… living “it”…and when you’re that close to “it”, it can be hard to see the bigger opportunities and rewards that may in fact be manifesting. I was reminded by a dear friend that…

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chemo done

And just like that, my FINAL chemo round is in the books. It didn’t come with fanfare or a parade. I didn’t even have a bell to ring at the Oncology Infusion center when I left. It instead came with indulgence in a week-old almond flour cupcake from my daughter, and an internal cheering squad…

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unearthing your purpose

“What’s your Purpose”? Depending on who you are and where you are on your life’s journey, this can be a powerful or passive question for you to answer? And why do I ask? Because it’s been at the essence my healing journey. In times of need, sorrow or in my case, a health challenge, its…

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simplicity

Sometimes simple is better. We’ve all heard it said, but it seems that even most days the act, thought or even notion of ‘simple’ seems far reaching. Minds are racing, households are buzzing and the world is opening up again and we’re all constantly adjusting. But does it really need to be all that complicated…

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be grateful

If there is ever a time to be grateful, it’s surely now, when “things” get taken away. And COVID put a spotlight on restriction of so many simple pleasures we once took for granted. Now we can see a sunny day and be thankful for it because we get to go outside. Now we see…

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what do you love

Is this a hard question or did the answer leap into your mind immediately? Love comes in all shapes, sizes and multitudes. And the answer doesn’t need to be complex or overthought. In fact, when you lead with your heart and not your mind in answering this question, you need to dig deep to really…

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detours

The road less traveled. The path we least expect. A new adventure….. So many sayings for what a divergence from a linear path or assumed plan really means. Yet – we often don’t give options their full due diligence until we need to. Why do we get comfortable with status quo? Is it easier? Simpler?…

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legs up on the wall benefits

This one simple, passive stretch brings all sorts of health benefits. Better yet, you can do this anywhere in your house, with on equipment needed, even during daily household chaos or while you’re watching TV. Legs up on the Wall Benefits Improves circulation – elevating the legs promotes drainage from excess fluid build-up and assists…

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mantra for immunity

Repeat after me… Mantras, affirmations, whatever you may call these sayings, they are indeed powerful! As I mentioned in a previous post on mindset, the body follows where the mind leads. These uncertain times provide a great opportunity for us to remember this. And to consider adopting a simple way to remember this specific mantra…

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pay it forward

There have been so many posts about people jumping into to help. From donations, to sewing masks, to food runs and neighborly gestures, the acts of kindness are warming and inspiring. When it comes to our littles, these life lessons are invaluable to teach! But they are also holistically beneficial to all of us, no…

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