A Behind The Scenes Podcast: Lessons Learned From Cancer & Building A Dream

A Behind The Scenes Podcast: Lessons Learned From Cancer & Building A Dream

Tweet There is no universal map to follow when embarking on the road less traveled. Instead, we learn by trial and error. By trusting our intuition. By grieving our losses and doing more of what lights us up. If you want to make a change in your life and don’t know how to begin or you’re facing challenges you didn’t expect and need a reminder to stay the course, join us for a behind the scenes conversation. I’ll...

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Gai Comans Hosts An Online Event to Empower Survivors

Gai Comans Hosts An Online Event to Empower Survivors

Tweet Life on the road continues to be an adventure. From the ASCO meeting in Chicago to speaking at the Young Adult Cancer Canada conference in Toronto, I’m inspired by all of the progress we are making in treating cancer and supporting patients and survivors. However, traveling to conferences is not always convenient or possible for everyone, so today, I am excited to tell you about a free online event created by my friend Gai Comans....

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How A TED Talk About Vulnerability Sparked A Girl Crush…

How A TED Talk About Vulnerability Sparked A Girl Crush…

Tweet I’m not ashamed to admit it. I have a bit of a girl crush. Not an – I want to kiss her – crush. More like – I want to grab coffee together every few weeks and have meaningful conversations about life – crush. Can you relate? Maybe you have also followed someone’s blog or watched him or her on TV and thought, in another life – we would absolutely be friends.  Although this crush of mine lives in a...

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Are You Too Spermy? On How You Know It’s Time To Be The Egg…

Are You Too Spermy? On How You Know It’s Time To Be The Egg…

Tweet Yes. I said “spermy” and no, I’m not writing about s-e-x, or infertility, or dating. Instead, today’s #StartFresh post is inspired by Lissa Rankin.  In late 2012, Lissa wrote a 5-part blog series illustrating how each of us (man or woman) has the capacity to be either eggy or spermy at different times in our lives. This analogy struck a chord with me and I’ve been quoting her in conversations ever since. This...

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Looking Back Before Starting Over – Notes From The Road In California…

Looking Back Before Starting Over – Notes From The Road In California…

Tweet Starting Over With A #FreshPerspective Most goal setting theories or self help books tell you to “let go of the past” and “step into the future”. But, what if you could pause for just a moment before you do that? You might be faced with a giant heartbreak, a crushing diagnosis, or a lofty dream that feels to big to wrap your arms around. But, if you can stop for a second and look back, you will see how far...

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Jonathan Fields – Paving The Way Into An Uncertain Future

Jonathan Fields – Paving The Way Into An Uncertain Future

Tweet Uncertainty has always been a dirty word for me. Even just the way it rolls off my tongue feels sticky and uncomfortable. Over the years, I’ve tried plenty of coping methods including obsessive exercising, marathon wine drinking, and even (cringe) excessive relationship “deconstructing” and “fixing”. It’s only since cancer dropped the certainty is an illusion bomb in my lap that I began playing in the...

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