22 10, 2014

An Interview with a Cancer Patient: Kori and Breast Cancer

By | 2014-10-22T21:30:55-07:00 October 22nd, 2014|General|18 Comments

  I've known Kori for a LONG time. Her story is one that can only be described as miraculous on steroids. For a long time Kori's story was drug addiction, alcoholism, theft, and prison. Change began happening in her and soon treatment and recovery were added to her story. At last, this year saw opening up before her a life of integrity and freedom that she began living with a tenacity and grace that amazed me. Then, 134 days ago, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I sat down with her the day after her last chemo treatment to see [...]

23 07, 2014

Why Thinking About Death is Actually Good for You

By | 2014-07-23T23:11:57-07:00 July 23rd, 2014|Inspiration|45 Comments

It seems that most people generally fall into one of these two categories when it comes to thinking about death; 1. Total Avoidance: Death freaks you out, you don't like how it makes you feel so you choose not to think about it (because that's going to help). Some people cope with their fear of death by dieting, working out, and worrying about their body. Others are fearful of taking risks or doing potentially dangerous things, even basic sports. People can live their lives in bubbles from a fear of dying when they are arguably, in far more danger of [...]

19 08, 2012

“Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”: 5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back From The Blues

By | 2012-08-19T22:21:32-07:00 August 19th, 2012|General, Self-Help|26 Comments

"Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" 5 Things You Can Do To Bounce Back From The Blues   Something that may surprise those who interact with me on a daily basis is that I once suffered from debilitating depression. I am not announcing this for shock value or to seek sympathy.  It is a fact that I went through a period about six years ago when there were days at a time I did not even get out of bed. There were multiple factors that contributed to this dark period in my life. I do believe that I am genetically prone to bouts of [...]

24 07, 2012

The Juice of Life is – Juice! 4 Reasons To Juice

By | 2012-07-24T05:07:34-07:00 July 24th, 2012|General, Inspiration|20 Comments

The Juice of Life is - Juice! 4 Reasons To Juice Last December, I was sick as a dog for over a month- the worst cold/flu I have ever had in my life.  Cough, congestion, headache, fever, chills & chest pain.  A few times I really thought I was going to die & it was scary!  My friends, family, coworkers & bosses were concerned because I was off work for so long.  Neil gave me the order to drink lots of coconut water, eat, sleep & stay home in my jammies until I was well enough to get back to [...]