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An open letter to my friend… ‘You are enough.’

March 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

To my friend, This comes today to say, “You’re special!” I want you to know how much I value and appreciate you for the wonderful woman that you are; a woman I proudly call ‘my friend’. I see you struggling at the moment and I’m reminded of some wise words written by Brene Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection. She said, “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” Our [...]

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Coping with grief and loss…

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Is anyone else finding February an up and down month? I’m feeling more healthy and content than I have in a long time (thanks to more diligence with health and work-life balance strategies) and yet sad at the same time. On Friday night I found out that one of my friends has terminal stomach and lung cancer. It was a shock - sudden, completely unexpected and it’s aggressive. He went straight into palliative care. As I was sharing the news [...]