The lie of vulnerability

The lie of vulnerability

This is what keeps catching me up right now. The lie – my lie – of vulnerability. Don’t get me wrong. I know I’m healing my body from cancer and moving through chemo (round three of six this week). I know I obviously have been vulnerable to this challenge and that I’m...
One sentence to set you free from fear

One sentence to set you free from fear

I am thrilled to offer a post from a dear friend and fellow “recovery warrior” (and an amazing coach, if you’re looking for one!) Caroline Garnet McGraw – who offered to write a post for me so that I could lie on my side porch doing nothing,...
Surrender (even) more fully

Surrender (even) more fully

(This is what I need to hear and remember, so I’m reposting this for me.) Back when I was physically in the yoga studio again, the instructor offered this. Well, she actually offered, “Surrender more fully,” but I added the even. Because it’s what I needed to...
How do you learn to love yourself?

How do you learn to love yourself?

Someone I love very much asked me this recently. It’s a damn good question. I know I’ve struggled over the years with a lack of self-love. And self-care. And I know that I’ve worked hard to change that. I also know that, or at least think that, perhaps everyone...
What’s all this about Post Traumatic Growth?

What’s all this about Post Traumatic Growth?

Someone messaged me on my Facebook page last week. “How do you do it,” they asked, “the Post Traumatic Growth?” For those who haven’t heard of PTG – Post Traumatic Growth – it’s kinda the other end of the spectrum from PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is...