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Take Charge: Day 25 – Jum

Take Charge: Day 25 – Jump In: What are Your Big Rocks?
The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. —Stephen Covey Step 1. Choose four “big rocks” (high priority action items) that you could put in your schedule on a regular basis to support your healing. Check out my previous post Take Charge Day 24: Put First Things First 

Take Charge: Day 24 – Put

Take Charge: Day 24 – Put First Things First
Action expresses priorities. —Mahatma Gandhi We’re approaching the end of Practice 1, Take Charge. We’ve covered several concrete things you can do to take leadership in your healing work. Now, how can you be sure to take action? Once again, I want to draw from the wisdom of Stephen Covey in his landmark book, The…

Take Charge. Day 19 – Be

Take Charge. Day 19 –  Be Curious
To know what you know and what you do not know. That is true knowledge. —Confucius   It may seem unnecessary in today’s world to remind you to do research on your health condition. For many of us it is second nature to check in with Dr. Google as soon as we get a tickle in…

Beyonce as an Anti-depres...

Beyonce as an Anti-depressant
  I haven’t written a new post in ages.  It’s been a full several months. My husband, sons and I took a semi-sabbatical in Jerusalem, Israel from September 2014 to July 2015.  My new book, Everyday Healing: Stand Up, Take Charge and Get Your Health Back . . . One Day at a Time was…

How to Have Confidence Wh...

How to Have Confidence When Bad Things Happen
Having confidence that you can get healthy is key to moving your healing forward. It enables you to do the hard work necessary and supports your body’s own healing efforts in ways we are just beginning to understand.  I know that, for me, believing in my ability to heal was the foundation for taking charge…