The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

New York Times Best Selling Author

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Book

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

The Silver Pen Mission

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

Recent Press

The Silver Lining Companion Guide

Allstate Insurance Company is giving away FREE copies "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to every person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The guide – a condensed version of The Silver Lining – was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for everyone impacted by breast cancer. read more »

New York Times Best Selling Author

Hollye is a speaker, author, nurse, social worker and child development specialist who in 2010, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the experienced girlfriend who tells you what to expect, holds your hand and helps you find Silver Linings during the cancer experience.

The Book

A New York Times best seller, The Silver Lining is an informative, therapeutic, and supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. It is a lifeline, guide, and source of hope that is simultaneously honest and illuminating, practical and reliable.

The Silver Pen Mission

The mission of The Silver Pen is to serve as an everyday source of inspiration and information. It is an honest guide to navigating the realities of cancer with a focus on health, balance, humor and above all, Silver Linings.

Recent Press

As seen in O Magazine, People magazine, and on The New York Times bestseller list, The Silver Lining is the essential resource for anyone touched by cancer.

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Tidying Up | The Silver Pen

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Review

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Review

This year we are moving into a smaller house.  We are “right-sizing” as we are calling it. We currently live in a home that is larger than we need. Now, this is a real blessing, I know.  A first-world problem, if you will.  Though it has been an incredibly difficult decision (because I loooooove our home), it is the right thing to do.

Part of right-sizing includes de-cluttering, cleaning out. Enter “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” written by Marie Kondo, a Japanese personal tidying expert (she doesn’t like to call herself an “organizer”).  She caught my attention a) because her book is everywhere and b) with her radical approach and phenomenal success rate. She claims that her relapse rate among clients she’s personally helped is zero. Literally zero.  

Ms. Kondo’s decluttering theories are unique, and can be reduced to two basic tenets: Discard everything that does not “spark joy,” after thanking the objects that are getting ...

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