A Storm is Brewing

Anxiety is much like a hurricane. Before it hits, there are usually warning signs. The warning signs can be flutters in the heart, or palpitations or sweat beads or stomach churns.  Other signals could be tightness in the chest or shortness of breath, signs that the...
5 Steps to Heal PTSD

5 Steps to Heal PTSD

This originally appeared as a guest post on DeborahKing.com. When I start asking over and over again if I am OK, if the situation is OK, if the kids, the weather, the roads, are OK, then I am headed for a PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) episode. When I...
Finding Purpose

Finding Purpose

I can remember when I was 32 years old and recovering from my breast cancer. I had no skin on my chest as a result of the radiation. Years ago, they were not precise in how they radiated, so my whole chest was burned, it was bright red and raw. During that same time,...