Books, Grace, Midlife, Roots and Wings, Women, Writing

Why we need to own our stories

There is power in owning our stories. Not just the happy and joy-filled ones, but also those which chronicle our fall.I’m writing this 72 hours before the beginning of a brand-new year, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the stories that shaped my 2015—an eventful year that went by so very quickly. Hurt happens,… Continue reading Why we need to own our stories

Health, Women, Women's Health

Stress and Breast cancer, yes there is a connection

It’s been a tough month, with one friend after another being diagnosed with breast cancer. Most of the women are my age. Two out of five have a strong history of cancer, the other three do not. One is a vegetarian and a yogi. Just last week, I had my own concerns about breasts and… Continue reading Stress and Breast cancer, yes there is a connection