A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part V

Time How many “times” have you heard that TIME is a valuable commodity? Time is of the essence You can’t make up for lost time The clock is ticking Time is money So much to do, and so little time You get the picture… But, I didn’t get it. Not really. Not for the longest…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part IV

Magic Cure I did some research just to see how many “silver bullets” or “magic cures” I could find for cancer. I got tired and stopped counting at 142. I‘d bet anything there are 10 times that number. Let me be clear. I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist.I am not a…

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A Cancer Diagnosis – Part III

My Family This is Part III of the series on Cancer Diagnosis Themes. For me, right after my diagnosis, a very early thought that embedded itself in my mind, sticking there like a rusty nail, eating in to my thoughts every day, was “What will my family do? How can I take care of my…

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Don’t Fake It Until You Make It

It is ironic that the guy who said, “Call it ‘fake it ’til you make it’, call it ‘smoke and mirrors’, call it whatever you want” lasted only 10 days as the communications director for the “fake news” obsessed White House. It is also kind of ironic that casino magnate Steve Wynn got his “good…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice – Part II

Beating This Feeling like you can beat whatever has knocked you down, whatever has brought you to your knees, is a good state of mind to be in. You need positivity. But it’s not enough. Positivity is a thought. It’s good thinking. It’s a mental and emotional state. Now you need to follow through with…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice

“It doesn’t look good man” was his answer. I had just asked the surgeon for a prognosis. He referred me to an Oncologist. After seeing her, she said to me, “You probably have a year, maybe 18 months. It’s hard to say definitively. If you would like, I can sign the paperwork for you to…

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These Ideas Will Make You Wiser

I’m not a genius. I don’t have all the answers. I make mistakes. I often get it wrong. But some people, are getting it right. They have something valuable to say, or they are being successful at whatever they have chosen to do. And they can be a source for a significant amount of priceless…

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A Case for Less Passion – 5 Reasons

OK, I am prepared for the onslaught of readers disagreeing with my premise. Not really! Hardly anyone reads my blog, so, you few, loyal, and truly treasured supporters are left with the burden of pointing out my (in your eyes) obvious failings on this topic. But I wanted to explain what I mean by having less…

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Want to Feel Fulfilled and Healed?

As a Life Coach, Mentor, and as a leader of large organizations, I consistently encounter many of my fellow human beings in distress due to various events in their lives. Let’s face it, life is constantly throwing jabs and punches at us. We are dodging, ducking, weaving, more often than we would like. At times,…

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10 Reasons to Engage a Coach

My daughter recently said to me, ” I feel like I have bad karma. I seem to be living under a dark cloud.” She is in college, living away from home, and has had to deal with a couple of rough spots. Nothing major, but, then again, that’s my opinion, not hers. To her, life is…

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