Jan 21, 2022
This week I had an eye-opening experience when I came across a journaling exercise that I did in 2013, the year after I finished treatment for my first breast cancer diagnosis.
It was eye-opening to see the destructive and abusive way I thought of and spoke about myself at that time.
I had a mindset then that was so...
Jan 15, 2022
Sometimes our biggest barrier to change is the belief that we shouldn’t have negative thoughts.
After working so hard to stay positive, think healthier thoughts, and adopt a good mindset, negative thoughts should go away, right?
Not so fast…
Your brain is wired to avoid pain and keep you safe.
So, it is always going...
Jan 7, 2022
What is a balanced life?
Recently, I've been exploring this idea a lot.
I started off thinking a balanced life meant finding just the right formula for work, health, family, and social.
But that led to more stress and I could never find the right amount of time to fit it all in.
Plan B...only say yes to what you love...
Jan 1, 2022
No matter how far off plan life takes you, time is never wasted.
Life is happening.
Whether it's happening the way you want it to or not, it's still happening.
A new year always feels exciting and like a fresh start.
But, if you take the same defeating thoughts into it, little will change.
This is a great time of year...
Dec 24, 2021
Most survivors are familiar with the feeling of being isolated, not fitting in, or being an outsider after a breast cancer diagnosis.
That’s why it feels so good to connect with other groups of survivors, other people who understand your experience at the deepest level.
And maybe that’s enough?