Be an overcomer

We all have things happen to us in life. Some are wonderful. Some aren't. It's how we respond to adversity that makes all the difference.  We can succumb...or we can overcome. Most of what happens in our daily life is probably fairly benign.  It's when the big things, the unexpected, the often unwanted things happen that … Continue reading Be an overcomer

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BOOK REVIEW: A MIND OF YOUR OWN by Kelly Brogan MD

A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan MD is an important book. There is no other way to say it. If you are taking medication for depression/anxiety this book could quite possibly change your life! Even if you decide not to follow the protocol she outlines. How? Because after you read this book, you … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A MIND OF YOUR OWN by Kelly Brogan MD

BOOK REVIEW: Informed Consent: Critical Truths Essential to Your Health and to the Health of Future Generations by Michele Stanford, M.Ed., CHC

I began to read Michele’s story and as a woman, my heart was filled with compassion and empathy for her and the situation she was in. As an RN, my heart was filled with rage for how this patient was treated by her physician! Michele was not defined by her circumstances, however. Rather, she decided … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Informed Consent: Critical Truths Essential to Your Health and to the Health of Future Generations by Michele Stanford, M.Ed., CHC

What if Tiffany Stayed with Ezekiel?

I was listening to the news today, which I generally go out of my way to avoid, when I heard about an NFL player being suspended for alleged violence against his now-former girlfriend. Good, I thought. Stop enabling domestic violence perpetrators to perpetuate violence against women by hitting them where it hurts: in their wallets. … Continue reading What if Tiffany Stayed with Ezekiel?

Spartanized

This podcast by Jodi Flynn (Women Taking the Lead) with Joe DeSena caught my eye because 1. I love Jodi's Podcasts and 2. My nieces and nephew just completed a Spartan Race (not the first for some of them). Much of the conversation really resonated with me! I was shocked, because whenever I hear about … Continue reading Spartanized

Who am I? RESULTS!

So, the results are in! No big surprises to be found here. I am happy to know what I am made of, so to speak. I am grateful to my husband for giving me this gift. No Atlantean heritage in this mix. No Lilliputian. Just about a 50/50 split between Southern Europe (Italian) and Northwestern … Continue reading Who am I? RESULTS!

The BRAVE Interview #11 June 2017: Chris Ann

Here is this month's BRAVE Interview with Chris Ann: The concept of being brave has never been a foreign one to me. Bravery is what I have embodied through out my life. I was brave when I become very ill as a child and had to suffer painful stomach problems when the doctors could not … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #11 June 2017: Chris Ann