Our Extreme Affliction

Alopecia made the list!  Of “My Extreme Afflictions” that is.  It’s a series on ABC’s news show, 20/20, in which they are covering some truly bizarre health inflictions.  It was emotionally difficult to watch the alopecia segment, but as it was sandwiched between Extreme Hoarders and children suffering from ...more

Forgiveness and Why You Shouldn’t Hold A Grudge

“What they did was unforgivable”…..”They have to apologize first”…..”They ruined my life”…… Do any of these statements sound familiar as words you’ve once uttered?   My blog today is about the power of forgiveness, a force so strong that it will release the negative energy that weighs you down and leave you feeling lighter and freer.  Forgiveness is one of the best gifts that you can give yourself and I am going to explain to you why....more

Rihanna Steps Out From Under the Umbrella-ella-ella of Silence, Says She's Not Just a Victim

“This happened to me…it can happen to anyone,” singer Rihanna told ABC’s Diane Sawyer in an exlusive interview about her relationship with Chris Brown last week. ...more

Giving birth can be good, ecstatic, and even orgasmic

Last week, Lisa Belkin, parenting blogger at The NY Times, wrote about the upcoming 20/20 special on the film "Orgasmic Birth." The topic apparently hit a nerve with many, many people as she quickly received more than 500 comments. Many people, as to be expected, are skeptical. Mir of Woulda Coulda Shoulda had the most humorous response I read to the idea. As soon as I ...more

I just read about this in Christiane Northrop's book "Mother-Daughter Wisdom" and at ...more

Birth, The 'I'll Have What She's Having' Way

I have to admit: when I first saw that 20/20 is going to feature a documentary on orgasm during childbirth, I rolled my eyes. Waaaay back in my head. ...more

I'm so pleased to see you share this. None of my birth experiences in and of themselves were ...more

Show Me the Book Cover!

Show me the book cover. That's all I ask. That's also a mantra I teach my authors at HCI.It may feel out of character,even a bit pushy, but you know what they say, if you don't ask, you don't get. ...more

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John Stossel...please 'Give Me a BREAK!!'

Friday night [September 14, 2007], ABC aired a special 20/20 news report "American Health Care in Critical Condition" presented by John Stossel and Andrew Sullivan. However, an earlier preview of the show was billed as "Healthy in Cuba, Sick in America?" Even last Wednesday, Stossel published "Cuba has Better Health Care than U.S.?" So you would think that the show would focus on the 'universal' healthcare debate and proposals of presidential candidates, but it didn't. ...more