You Need This Before You Need This

This summer, my husband, Andrew was diagnosed with a rare, stage four salivary gland cancer. Since then, our lives have been…well, vastly different. For the past five months, Andrew has endured quite a lot: Multiple surgeries, long hospital stays, infection and incredible pain not to mention how he hasn’t worked, hasn’t spent time with [...]

By |2019-11-13T22:42:43+00:00November 13th, 2019|affirmation, beliefs, blessings, Cancer free, change, cheri flake, find a therapist, gratitude, surviving, thankful, Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Need This Before You Need This

What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

Every year or so I go on a meditation retreat. This year, I chose a silent retreat on top of a mountain in the middle of Nowhere, North Carolina. It was a white knuckle drive all the way up there on a one-way road (!) where you couldn’t slow down too much or you [...]

By |2017-06-13T15:29:16+00:00June 13th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration, journey into healing, meditation, relaxation, therapy|Comments Off on What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

Get Your Joy Back…

“You Took My Joy, I Want it Back…” -Lucinda Williams   9/11 occurred on a Tuesday. That morning, I was driving to work which at the time was a psychiatrist’s private practice. Tuesdays were when we held “Clozaril Clinics.” Clozaril is a high-maintenance, designer drug to treat people suffering from Schizophrenia. I would see about [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00October 20th, 2016|9/11, atlanta, Happy, joy, Stress Reduction|Comments Off on Get Your Joy Back…