As a meditation and mindfulness teacher (and forever student), I am thrilled when I see new articles, books, and stories from people experiencing the many benefits of meditation. There is no question that it will invite more joy, peace, happiness, and compassion into our lives. However, I’m realizing that for all the greater happiness, joy… Read More

When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I remember other survivors describing to me that I would start to look at my life as “before cancer” and “after cancer.” When I first heard people speak of this, I thought to myself surely it can’t be so simple. But the further I move into and… Read More

Paige Davis

I first heard the word “new normal” when I was completing my chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer. It was used to describe the “survivorship” period of post-cancer life once the treatments are complete and we enter life with this surreal experience of cancer as something that we endured. It was a disorienting time to say… Read More

Do Be Do Be Do

About a year and a half ago I attended my first official meditation retreat. It was with Deepak Chopra and The Chopra Center. Prior to this, I was what would be described as a “crisis meditator” tapping into the practice at the most expected of times (i.e., New Year’s resolution) or the most desperate times… Read More

For the last several months, I have been in serious purging mode. ​I would imagine this is a common step for people once they emerge from the cancer cocoon and step into this thing called “the new normal.”​ As I begin to gain more energy and vitality everyday, I ​better appreciate the the burden and… Read More