Gratitude Tag

#15 Unwavering Faith

[audio src="https://shiftforwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/15-Unwavering-Faith.mp3"][/audio] Without a doubt, faith is hard for many to grab hold of and trust in. As I began to get well and “Come back to life” as I call it, I was coming from a place of confinement for a long period of time and was not able to take care of myself.  I was fully dependent upon my family and friends for every basic need....

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#13 What’s Your Story?

From my earliest days, I was compared to my mom in looks, habits, and personality. Many will tell you we look alike. Our professional lives parallel and when I’m thinking of her the phone rings and she’s on the other end. Born in Northern Ireland, she has instilled in me a deep-rooted affinity for the Emerald Isle. I've grown up hearing story after story about...

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#10 Illness As a Gift

  The single most important piece of healing after an illness is to accept that nothing is the same.  Even for a person like me, who not just embraces change but invites it in, realizing there is no going back to the life you once lived can prove challenging at times. So, what has changed? Lots.  The ability to retain and recall information (There is truth to...

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#9 It’s Not About the Illness

  More than one million people in America get cancer each year and for more than sixty-five years, the American Cancer Society has been finding answers that save lives- from changes in lifestyle to new approaches in therapies to improving cancer patient’s quality-of-life (cancer.org).  What we know now and what I’ve been told by my doctors many times over is, that it’s all about the attitude. “It’s...

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#7 Dates with Yourself

I’m a teacher. I teach middle school all week long and typically, two weekends out of the month, I teach graduate courses to teachers on Friday nights, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.  I LOVE it!  I’m often asked how I do it. How can I work all week long and then continue on throughout the weekends? Truth be told, there’s no place I’d rather...

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error: You deserve to be well. You deserve to be whole.