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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Today's Silver Lining
Being Present | The Silver Pen

Being Present in Your Own Life

In the last week, I have had  no less than three wham-bam-a-ha moments that have centered me – in a wonderful way. Each has left me asking myself: Am I really present in my own life?

Here is a prime example: last weekend, I attended a beautiful – and I mean BEAUUUUUTIFUL, over-the-top – birthday party. Every single solitary detail was spectacular and planned to the tee.  Instead of just taking it all in, I was the one (of many!) people who (now regrettably!) pulled out my phone to take photos.  I started to share on social media a photo of the (very famous) performer….

BUT, the Silver Lining is that I gave myself a snap out of it moment and stopped myself. Feeling like a complete shuck, I wondered: Why on earth am I going to do this?  Fortunately, I made the right decision NOT to share.  I reminded myself that I never post a photo of anyone or any event without expressed permission.  ...

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