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Easing the transition to an extraordinary life

Viewpoints: If you only knew then what you know now, right? Here’s the place to find out all the things that might make the journey a little bit easier, from the voices of experience. Whether it is one of our experts, one of our contributors or one of you, everyone has something they can share that might make it easier for the next person, and that next person could be you!

Be Someone’s “Chemo Fairy”

  Hello, friends. Here’s a great idea for your loved ones who are going through chemotherapy.    We’d love to share with you this wonderful idea for your loved ones that may be going through chemotherapy.  We saw this in practice ourselves with the friends and colleagues of my mom Kathryn (our “Chief Inspiration Officer”), View Post >

The Good Doctor

  Hello, friends. It is so important as you go through an illness to be completely confident in your medical team.  If you have any doubt whatsoever, you must examine why you feel that way, because YOU are responsible for being your own best advocate for your personal care.  If you feel like you need View Post >

A New Normal – One Woman’s Perspective on Tragedy

    Hello, friends.  This was originally posted in Sojourners, and then written about again in the New York Times.  It is so beautifully stated and right on, we can completely relate to this.  Can you?      A New Normal: Ten Things I’ve Learned About Trauma by Catherine Woodiwiss 01-13-2014 | 12:16pm I wasn’t really expecting View Post >

Down-turn Abbey

     It is really hard when you don’t feel well physically to keep your mental outlook sunny and positive.  Some days is it hard to be optimistic when it seems like your tough spot just keeps going on and on with no end in sight.  We all have these moments, illness or not.  How View Post >

Redefining Yourself

    Today guest contributor Andrea Hawkins shares how she created a New Usual for herself after a traumatic loss.    When you lose someone who is a big part of your life, it is very common to feel like you’ve lost part of yourself. I have personally experienced the loss of both of my View Post >

Reflections and Possibilities

        It’s that time of year again.  We are almost done with the holidays, about to start the new year.  It’s time to wipe the slate clean, start fresh, begin again.  Possibilities are endless, hope is in the air.  It’s also a time of reflection, of what we made it through, of View Post >

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