Cancer and its aftermath are tough. Between symptoms and side effects, financial struggles and fear it’s easy to start asking “why me?” But is that a helpful question? Think of a challenge you’re facing right now. Imagine asking about that challenge, “why me?” How does that feel? Does it feel hopeful and expansive? Do you… Read More »
Her bank balance had her by the throat
Her boss resigned, and no replacement was hired. My client J and her colleague D did their best to fill in the gap, but they couldn’t keep up with the increasing chaos. D resigned in frustration. J was in a no-win situation: her best work was getting her nowhere. As the work crisis unfolded, J… Read More »
It’s a mantra among cancer support organizations: Think Positive! And it’s one of the things I hear the most complaints about. I want to think positive, but I can’t. It doesn’t feel right to think positive when I know the cancer could come back. I live with cancer. How can I possibly “think positive”? We’re… Read More »
It was phenomenal!
I’m back from Spain, where I celebrated my 60th birthday by walking the 490-mile Camino de Santiago. What an amazing 37 days. It will take me a long time to find words to describe the wonderful people I met, the things I saw and all that I learned. What I can tell you is the… Read More »
Healing the Financial Side Effects of Cancer, Part 2
In my last post, we started a conversation about healing cancer’s sometimes devastating financial side effects. I told you a story about how $2,000 showed up, seemingly out of the blue, for my project that’s helping special kids’ dreams come true. It wouldn’t be surprising if some of you thought “Yeah right. She got lucky.… Read More »