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Attitude

“Being normal is only a satisfactory result for the inadequate.” Carl Jung We are never told that the odds are 100% we will die. We find so many ways to deny our mortality with statistics about varying diseases, and never … Continue reading

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Living with Humor

Life is difficult but it can become intolerable when the child in you dies. When that child dies, so does your sense of humor, and your ability to laugh at life. I know from experience how easy it is to … Continue reading

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Sell It

“Herman Grimhoffer was stuck in an elevator for four hours.  Upon his release he had sold the elevator operator a new Cadillac.” ~ Matty Simmons When I first began to speak about my experience with cancer patients, I encountered anger … Continue reading

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Second Wind

“Only the very exceptional individuals push to their extremes.” – William James I have run several marathons, and know that at some point something happens in my body and I feel as if I were just starting the race. We … Continue reading

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Consciousness and Time

It struck me today as I was out walking the dog that when I have lost track of time due to the activity I was involved in.  I was totally unaware of my body as well. It reminded me of … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – May 22, 2017

Question for Bernie: Hi Bernie It’s been 4 years, just had lymph node removal in neck, praying it’s not a reoccurrence. Are you speaking in the New York City/Long Island areas in the future? Bernie’s Answer: No, I am doing … Continue reading

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The Bricks of Love

Dear Everybody, What benefits do love and amnesia share? Think about the comment that love is blind and what it means. What is love blind too? If you look at the Biblical description of love you will notice that love … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – January 23, 2017

Question for Bernie: Dear Dr. Siegel, I wrote you a few years back to express my gratitude to you. As you can see from this email trail, you so kindly responded to me.  I still cherish that. Always will. While … Continue reading

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Embracing Change to Find the Gift in Adversity

Dear Everybody, Here are the quotes, in finished form, with the name of the person who said them. Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, ‘Lillian, you should have remained a virgin.’ ~ Lillian Carter (mother … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – December 12, 2016

Question for Bernie: Hi Bernie, When I was 12, I came with my mother to one of your workshops in El Paso, TX.  That was about 25 years ago.  After hearing you speak and after reading your books, I decided … Continue reading

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