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The Silver Lining Companion Guide & Good Morning America

One of the many things that FBC (f-bomb breast cancer for new readers) taught me is that Silver Linings come in small and in big packages. Today, the Silver Linings came in humongo-bongo packages!

I am thrilled beyond belief to introduce The Silver Lining Companion Guide. This new book is a condensed version of our (mine & Elizabeth Messina’s) original book, The Silver Lining: A Supportive & Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer. Our goal is that this Guide helps EVERYONE impacted by a cancer diagnosis.

Here’s the BEST PART: the guide is FREE. Yes, that’s right, it is FREE. Allstate has committed to buying one for every person impacted by the disease between October of 2014 and October of 2015. That is up to 250,000 of these books!!!!!!

This morning, I was so incredibly honored to appear on Good Morning America (for the second time!) with Allstate CEO, Thomas Wilson and beloved Robin Roberts to make the announcement. Here is the video ...

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Wacoal Fit for the Cure® with Hollye Jacobs

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Wacoal’s Silver Strap for The Silver Lining

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Appearance on Dr. Phil

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

I’m super duper excited about the new Wes Anderson film that will FINALLY in theaters: The Grand Budapest Hotel.

The Grand ...

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The Benefits of Taking A Sabbatical

The Benefits of Taking A Sabbatical

About 12 years ago, I found myself feeling seriously burned out. I was working two jobs (one as a ...

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The Silver Lining Video

The Silver Lining Video

Only a week and a half before The Silver Lining book arrives!  Oh my goodness, I feel the exact same way ...

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Sympathy vs Empathy

Sympathy vs Empathy

When I was in Nursing School, there was an ongoing debate between the concepts of Empathy and Sympathy. My youthful understanding and ...

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How to Be Happy

Recently I cane across this sweet and inspiring video that I just had to share with you. I watched it once and then, immediately, watched ...

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Silver Lining Video Series: Eating During Cancer Treatment

Welcome to the third video in the series! You all have been so kind and supportive of these videos. I can’t begin to tell you ...

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The Silver Lining Video Series: How to Be a Friend to Someone With Cancer

The second video in the series is related to how to be a friend to someone with cancer. As of a couple of months ago, ...

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