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Less is More: Anthony Marco PAB2010

One of the many highlights of the fab PAB2011 experience was the wit, wisdom and warmth of Anthony Marco. While we await publication of the PAB2011 sessions, please enjoy his thought-provoking and experiential jolt from PAB2010, A Word is Worth … Continue reading

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Encore

A rallying cry from the reluctant hero of Zorgamazoo: Now, sometimes you lose and sometimes you win, but my Pop always told me: You never give in! And if he were here now, I know what he’d say: Morty, my son, … Continue reading

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It Gets Better

Huge thanks to Laurie for sharing this beautiful, important video. And to the generous, articulate, inspiring Pixar people who created it.

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A Long-Overdue Apology

It hit me during Bif Naked’s un-freakin-believably honest, poignant and entertaining address at the conference last weekend. And it hit me hard (thanks to you). With a dramatic roll of her eyes, Bif described how breast cancer had saddled her with the pieces-picking-upping of her inconsolable … Continue reading

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Mystery Loves Company

I’m just back from Body, Mind, Spirit: The Canadian Breast Cancer Network’s National Conference for Young Women Living with Breast Cancer — almost 48 hours solid of education and encouragement with 340 breast cancer survivors from every province and territory … Continue reading

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Soul Supplements

Last month, I invited you to join me in my effort to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation by sponsoring me here. In the few weeks since, your generous gifts of financial support for cancer research and moral … Continue reading

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Reboot You

PAB2010 was an unforgettable weekend. Thought-provoking sessions, amazing food and, most importantly, passionate, intelligent, interesting, friendly, fabulous people. If you’re creative, online or off, you’ll want to catch the full schedule of sessions as they are rolled out at PABconf.com. … Continue reading

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Contested Irrelevance — My PAB2010 Jolt

Related Posts: Andrea’s Standing Ovation My Jolt Honourable Mentions (Thank you!): Contested Irrelevance Is Your Blog Worth The Effort? Watch This Engagement, Authenticity and Influence: I’m Calling Shenanigans Humanizing Content Creation: A Personal Lens Think Your Lurkers Aren’t Engaged — … Continue reading

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What would I do if I didn’t know I couldn’t?

“But turtles can’t fly,” said the bird. “They can’t?” said Tudley. “I didn’t know that.” He looked down at the shocked faces of turtles below. “Did you know that turtles can’t fly?” he called down. They all just nodded. — … Continue reading

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Meeting Adversity Well

Adversity isn’t an obstacle that we need to get around in order to resume living our life. It’s part of our life. … Our responsibility is not simply shielding those we care for from adversity but preparing them to meet … Continue reading

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Like Water Off a Duck

A tiny survivor entered my life today. During my daily Gratitude Walk this morning, I spotted a family of ducks: four ducklings and a mom. One little duck was being ferried around by his mates, his legs limply hanging and … Continue reading

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Up From The Ashes

Emergency, turbo-powered spirit-lifting: Every bursted bubble has a glory. Each abysmal failure makes a point. Every glowing path that goes astray, Shows you how to find a better way. So every time you stumble never grumble. Next time you’ll bumble … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

Lots and lots of good, good care. Lucky, lucky, lucky us.

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The Warrior Theme

I can’t help sharing again here a sampling of this absolutely overwhelming and magical show of support (we originally posted at our JustOneMoreBook! children’s literature/literacy site). Thank you Mark and Thank you to all the fabulous creative friends who are … Continue reading

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Survivor hairstyles and attitudes

We prepared this short video of clips from Andrea’s head shaving party and some thoughts that we live by every day.

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