Tag Archives: vulnerability

Eyes cast downward.

Accept the body you’re in right now. Not yesterday, not 10 years ago, the body you have in this very moment. It is the greatest, most important instrument you have to experience in life. Love it and use it in … Continue reading

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The no-cry zone.

“Rough patch.  Holding it together by a string and cried at work this morning.  So maybe that’s my authentic self coming through.”           -Me, in an email, November 7, 2013. Those who know me really well … Continue reading

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When sleep is the only thing that matters

For those of us who’ve experienced life-changing events – cancer surgery, for example – it’s amazing to me how much restorative sleep actually is necessary. I’m not used to that, not one bit, and frankly, I’m not sure I like … Continue reading

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The serendipity of breast cancer – Part 3

One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul.       -Clarissa Pinkola Estes I guess I’d say cancer causes storms, dunked-under-water-and-come-up-sputtering kinds of … Continue reading

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Open to receive

“When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.”  -B. K. S. Iyengar Aside from the obvious, the challenge of a cancer diagnosis was the need … Continue reading

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