How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your first few days of 2017 have been blessed and contemplative. What went well? What would you do differently? What did you learn? What do you want to be true one year from now? Three years? What do we feel good about and where do we need to shift perspective? [...]

By |2019-08-12T20:30:55-05:00January 5th, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

The Norman Rockwell Illusion

Holidays are supposed to be a joy-filled, happy time with friends and family. Day after day of sparkling euphoria, right?! Don't we all long for the Norman Rockwell experience? What if after the timeless moments are captured, we showed each other what really goes on—the good, the bad and the ugly, and also the ordinary? [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:05-05:00December 17th, 2015|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on The Norman Rockwell Illusion

The Gifts of the Season

No, I have not finished my holiday shopping! Grrr ... I mean, Happy Tuesday! Every year it seems I get more and more Grinch-like when December rolls around. Maybe that's not fair. I'm not really a Scrooge and I have nothing against gifts. I just want to enjoy more of the simple, beautiful parts of [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:05-05:00December 8th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Gifts of the Season

Open Minds Get More Gifts to Open

“Authentic, captivating, thought-provoking! Angela Howell’s insights remind the reader that in every life experience there is a gift waiting to be found … if we only dare to look deeper.” —Rachel Martinez, Certified Addiction Counselor Hello FTG Friends! Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! I hope each of you have a special time planned to celebrate with good [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:06-05:00November 24th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Open Minds Get More Gifts to Open

A Reader Had Me in Tears

A few days ago, I received a private message from someone who purchased my new book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness. I was just floored and with permission, have to share and comment. To protect anonymity, I will change certain details. Reader writes, "I ordered your book. I made it through the acknowledgments [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:06-05:00November 17th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on A Reader Had Me in Tears

Grateful, Even For the Toothaches

The profound metaphor of a toothache: Monday- No toothache Tuesday- Suddenly a tooth begins to ache. It's slightly bothersome, but we carry on. Wednesday- The toothache is unbearable. It's all we can think about. We feel we would be “so happy” if our toothache was gone. The following Monday- We've been to the dentist and [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:13-05:00November 27th, 2014|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Grateful, Even For the Toothaches
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