Monthly Archives: October 2016

Listen, Clear, Travel | 3 Words for 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for me personally. For my blog, not so much. At the beginning of the year, I outlined over a dozen blog posts intending to finish and schedule them weekly. Great plans for my 30 Women Who Mean Business series, and inspirational metastatic breast cancer updates, as well as, relationship marketing advice fell to the wayside as I lived my incredible life. Those unfinished blog posts are still sitting in my editorial calendar queue, like this gem […]

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Carol Hackman Believes Everyone Deserves to Feel Beautiful

Carol Hackman is a Mary Kay Consultant in the Greater Houston, Texas area. She teaches skin care and color cosmetics while building relationships with her customers. She believes that she is not just in the beauty industry but also in a relationship business. “Everyone deserves to feel beautiful!” – Carol Hackman How did you get started in your business? I wanted to make a positive impact on others. How has your business made you better? I am now able talk […]

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Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths According to Dana-Farber

It’s October. For many Americans, that means Columbus Day (a 3-day weekend for many), decorating for Fall, and stocking up on candy for trick-or-treaters. For many, October also means breast cancer awareness and the pink-washing of America. I will share my thoughts on the whole pink thing in a future post. Despite bringing awareness to, and opening up dialogues about, the disease, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has yet to quell a myriad of myths women believe.  I must admit, until […]

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Is Cancer a Gift?

There is a great debate over whether cancer is a “gift” or not. Shortly after being diagnosed with aggressive Her2+ ER+ Breast Cancer two and a half years ago,  the unwanted guest in my breast I call Bertha, metastasized to my lungs.  Despite being now NED (no evidence of disease) the professionals tell me I will be in treatment for the rest of my (lusciously long, happy life). Thursday night I had the honor of serving as a judge with four other amazing […]

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