Learning How to Dance in the Rain

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Every once in awhile I run across a story that is so wonderful and beautiful that I just have to share it with everyone that I can. Such was the case when I read the blog posted on “Project Fit America”. I have posted the link here, Learning how to dance in the rain, for your easy access. This story …

Compassion

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Compassion is defined by Dictionary.com as “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. That sounds about right to me. In situation like natural disasters, we all feel so very sorry for those affected and we reach into our pockets to make donations to relief …

Thanksgiving Reflections

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Each year for my favorite holiday I reflect on those things for which I am most thankful.  On my list I have always included my thanks for those things that I have such as a warm place to live, food on my table, a good job, other family members and friends, etc.  I also take time to be thankful for …

Today I had #EggsnHashtags

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Domestic Abuse News, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

A Sunday morning brunch at The Blvd Restaurant at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel would be the perfect way to start my day on any given Sunday.  However, the sharing of the wonderful food was greatly enhanced by the gathering with some 20 other individuals for the first ever “Los Angeles Social Media Professionals Association” brunch.  The brainchild of this …

Celebrate International Women’s Day

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

On Tuesday, March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day “which celebrates respect, appreciation and the empowerment of women all over the world”.  For me, I have chosen to honor this day by focusing on breast cancer, and in particular, directing all women to the “Susan G. Komen for the Cure” website at komen.org  The reason for this is that my …

Referees Face Ban for Pink Whistles

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

I could not believe my eyes when I read this story about a group of Washington state referees that banned together to donate their high school refereeing game checks to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research and to use pink whistles during those games. And now they are facing punishment for the use of those pink …