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[Warrior Wednesday] Thanks for the shout, Stupid Cancer!


Name: Christabel Cheung Connection to Stupid Cancer: I’m a two-time cancer survivor (Hodgkin’s Lymphoma) and a doctoral student at UCLA doing research on young adult cancer survivorship. Guilty Pleasure: Escaping to the beach with my dog, Malcolm, and Mint Galactica Coconut Bliss ice cream. Super Hero Name & Power: My superhero name would be Jade […]

Fast and Furry-Us Friends


When Mark Nepo asked us to pair up for an exercise at his writing/spiritual retreat in Santa Barbara, I turned to my new friend, Bill. At the start of the retreat, we corralled ourselves together in the same row of seats with his service dog, Forest, and my service dog, Malcolm. Mark asked us to […]

Mark Nepo Made Me Do It


I recently got the chance to learn from one of my favorite authors, Mark Nepo, at a retreat in Santa Barbara. This past year, I’ve made a regular ritual of reading excerpts from his book, The Book of Awakening. And when I saw his ridic raw two-part interview with Oprah, I was converted to super fan. […]