Self-Awareness Increases With Meditation

September is Self-Awareness Month. To me, self-awareness is the process of going within and connecting with your true self. Not with your outer appearance or personality, but your inner essence. It means knowing yourself as both a physical and spiritual being,...

Laura Sobiech – Fly a Little Higher

Laura Sobiech was a regular, busy Midwestern mom, working in a dentist’s office while raising four kids. Her son Zach, then 14-years old, began feeling a pain in his hip and Laura heard the words no parent ever wants to hear from a doctor — “It’s cancer,...

Missing Out on “Normal”

“If kids are normal, not sick, they like to be treated special.  But if kids have a disease, they wanted to be treated normal.” (eleven-year-old girl) “Longing for normalcy” is a refrain of many children* after a diagnosis of illness. The child often...