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Malaise of Life

Over the past year or so during my cancer treatment, I often experienced symptoms of malaise. I just felt off. I had no energy or interest in doing anything. My appetite was poor and I sometimes experienced vague feelings of discomfort. My energy was low and my usual desire to be active and engaged in life was absent. Malaise is a word the describes the nondescript. Without knowing exactly what is awry, it doesn’t feel right and it doesn’t feel healthy. As I observed myself in this periodic state of… Read more Malaise of Life

From PAUSE to PLAY

When I began my Chemo journey, it felt as if a PAUSE button for my life had been pushed. All of my usual activities came to a halt. I was no longer actively engaged with life. I was PAUSED. I was no longer shopping, reading, enjoying big belly laughs, doing morning yoga, cooking, or making To-Do lists. I was no longer making cold calls to potential future clients, co-creating workshop activities with my business partner, presenting, writing, cooking or traveling. I was no longer adding appointments to my calendar or… Read more From PAUSE to PLAY