The Effects of Random Acts of Kindness

Have you seen the campaign that is being done by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.? It is one of the very few advertisements to which I pay attention because I love what they are doing. You have probably seen them help a woman with a baby move to a new home or stop by a garage sale where they paid …

Let Life Happen Voted One of the Best Breast Cancer Blogs for Third Year in a Row

I recently received notification that my Let Life Happen blog has made Healthline’s list of the Best Breast Cancer Blogs of 2014. Needless to say, I feel very honored and grateful to receive this award. It also gives me pause to remember how it all started and most importantly to acknowledge that I owe so much of this to my …

My New Year’s Wish for You

As we welcomed in the New Year a few days ago, I was suddenly struck by how fortunate I am to be living in this day and age.  I suppose that the Internet and Social Media are the biggest factors in my being able to do what is most important to me.  They have allowed for me to turn some …

What Did You Do for Yourself Today

As most of us find ourselves trying to deal with the current economic issues that have enveloped our lives, it has become necessary for us to take on more work and responsibilities. It doesn’t matter where we work (at home or outside of the home), the influences currently governing our lives have created more stress for more people than ever …

Happy Anniversary to Let Life Happen

So, you have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time and you are facing a double mastectomy and reconstruction along with a parathyroid/thyroid surgery at some point.  What do you do?  Yes, I did go to Disneyland. But, if you are me and you have the most supportive and awesome husband imaginable, you start writing a weekly …

Jessica’s Story – 12 Suicide Attempts After Abuse

I recently received the most amazing story of struggle and survival of a woman who has faced abuse and I would like to share the abbreviated version here. My name is Jess. I am 29 years old. I suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. I overdosed 12 times my last two being the worse. I woke up on a vent …

Originality

I suppose my most recent shopping expedition is the catalyst for my current musings regarding originality.  I was searching for a new black blouse, a very simple item in my mind.  However, after looking at literally thousands of offerings over the last several months on so many different websites and searching the local stores, I have come up empty-handed.  What …