The holidays are wonderful, but all too often our society is so caught up by decorations and gift-giving that we forget to slow down and appreciate the beauty of quiet mindfulness. Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy giving and receiving gifts. But here are 20 priceless experiences that cause me to pause – and take notice – of things that money can’t buy. 1. My daughter’s smile and … Continue reading the story "20 Mindful Experiences"
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It feels like it happened yesterday, but today is the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on American soil. That day, people went to work and got on planes, unaware this day would be their last one. Like many, I use this day to reflect about the event -- and this gives me pause to think about what I’m grateful for. So without further ado, … Continue reading the story "10 Things I’m Grateful For"
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions; instead, I set goals throughout each year and try my best to follow through. So, rather than make New Year’s resolutions on this first post of the New Year, I am expressing my gratitude. After all, I have much to be grateful for. Family. I’m so blessed to have wonderful people in my family. Arielle and I -- plus our … Continue reading the story "Gratitude 2015"
This post is not about seeing breast cancer as a positive experience. Nor is this post about seeing cancer as a gift. Breast cancer is a horrific experience. Breast cancer is no gift. Okay, now that I got that out of the way, I’ve been thinking lately about how rich my life has become since diagnosis. Prior to cancer, I took life for granted and settled for an … Continue reading the story "10 Great Things That Happened to Me Since Diagnosis"