Courage

Cancer & Courage

“Without risk there is no courage. Without fear there is no courage. Without challenging circumstances, there is no courage. To be courageous is to be brave and to persevere in that bravery, moving toward our…

What to Say to Your Oncologist

The Seven Traits of Leadership on the High Seas of Cancer By Craig R. Hildreth, MD To My New Oncologist, I am hoping that you can help me. I just found out that I have…

Lessons from 5 Years of Drought

Health Wellness Drought Desert

I live in California. Everywhere the weather patterns are changing. We are going into our 5th year of severe drought. Now I turn off the water in the shower as I wash my hair or…

9 Keys to Staying Alive & Well

Radical Remission Stay Alive Well

This book will change your life. Radical Remission is a book by Kelly Turner, Ph.D. She is a scientist and a researcher and a generally outrageous, beautiful and brilliant woman. I had the good fortune of…

August is “Happiness Month”

August Happiness Month

This seems a bit odd to me as happiness should really be a year round theme! When the word “happiness” crops up, I am reminded of a conversation I had with a beautifully reflective and deep…

How to STOP Stress and find CALM

meditation stress

Cancer is stressful. In fact, some experts say that cancer is traumatic and that anyone who has lived through or lives with cancer suffers from traumatic stress. I have been a meditator for over 40…

June is Cancer Survivors Month

cancer inspiration

I don’t really like the word “survivor”…it sounds like the walking wounded. Some people like the word “thriver” instead of “survivor”. I prefer to talk about “living well beyond cancer”. Today in the US there are…