Author Archives: Robyn

College Scholarships for Cancer

There are a wide range of organizations and advocacy groups dedicated to helping anyone “affected by cancer” afford a college education.  “Affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients and survivors; but it can also include children or siblings of cancer patients and survivors as well as students who have lost a parent to cancer....


ISO: Young Cancer Survivors Who LOVE Soccer

The Craig Willinger Fund sends young soccer fans who have battled cancer to see their favorite soccer team- domestic or international- play on their home pitch or another unique soccer venue.  They are currently soliciting applications for an upcoming trip to FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada or other dream venue....


Inspirational Tuesday Quotes For Cancer Patients

While there is no scientific evidence linking positive thinking to survival rates, the anecdotal evidence is overwhelming. People with positive attitudes tend to recover faster from surgeries and they tend to cope better with their illnesses. Inspirational Quotes For Cancer Patients Here is a true story. In 2009, Boston College...


Motivational Fighting Cancer Quotes

When facing illness, sometimes it’s the little things that can help you get through the day. A smile from a stranger, a song on the radio, a call from an old friend or an motivational phrase can make all the difference. After my husband was diagnosed with a rare and...


College Scholarships for Dallas Students Affected by Cancer

I’d like to introduce you to yet another scholarship program I recently learned about from my good friend @TheCancerCardX.  This scholarship program is specific to Dallas County students whose lives have been disrupted by cancer. Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC, a Dallas-based trial law firm,  is awarding a total of $50,000 in annual scholarships...


2015 Clean Fifteen Is Here

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization, created the Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.  This guide, which is updated each year, highlights the cleanest and dirtiest conventionally-raised fruits and vegetables.  Earlier this week, I wrote about the Dirty Dozen, or the 12 most pesticide-laden foods.  To see this article, click HERE....


It’s #InspirationTuesday Again…

#InspirationTuesday.  Tuesdays are quickly becoming my favorite day of the week as it has become the day where we are making a concerted effort to share uplifting messages with our readers.  Whether it’s an inspirational quote or a paradigm-shifting speech (much like the one given by Stuart Scott in July, 2014), a few words...




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