Remembering Kate Spade

I learned of Kate Spade’s suicide at the start of a client session. “Oh my God,” said my client, showing me her Twitter feed, “Kate Spade is dead. They think it was suicide.” Then she added, “if this can happen to her what chance do the rest of us have?” Many people...

Hello Invisible Illness Awareness Week 2015!

If you’ve ever heard anyone say, “You don’t look sick,” while you are battling the pain and fear of a chronic illness you know what Invisible Illness means. September 28th through October 4th is one week in the year specifically focusing on the...

5 Tips for Living Well With Chronic Illness

Yes, I’ve had my share of chronic illness. In my early twenties I was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, a rare kidney disease that usually affects young boys. Weird. Then in my thirties I came down with scleroderma. Never heard of that either. When we are young...

Exercising the Excuses

There is rarely a morning I don't think, "I'm too blah, blah, blah to exercise today." The guy in this video makes me think twice now. Yeah, it's a commercial but the message is a public service.