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National Stress Awareness Day

Thursday, April 16th is National Stress Awareness Day.  It’s a topic very fitting for caregivers.

There seems to be an epidemic.  People are stressed.  You can see it on their faces and hear it in their voices.  With all that is going on in the world, is it any wonder people are stressed?  Read More→

Caregiver’s Life Message in a Candy Wrapper

Many of us have been there.  Sometimes you just have a yearning for a little piece of chocolate.  Eating that little piece of chocolate isn’t just a matter of pleasing your taste buds.  There’s a known relationship between chocolate and endorphins.  Endorphins are used by your neurons to communicate with each other.  Eating chocolate can release this chemical, which in turn can affect how people feel.  It actually causes people to feel pleasure.  Read More→

Upcoming Interview on The Women’s Radio Network

We have a big day tomorrow!  The Women’s Radio Network (WRNW1) will be interviewing me about my work for Cancer Caregivers, which you see here on  Lisa Singer will be interviewing me live.

Care to join us?  It’s easy!  You can listen in on Tuesday,17 Feb 2015 at 3:00 PM CST.  Go to this link: , then click on the gray button that says, “CLICK HERE TO LISTEN LIVE.”

Please share and spread the word so as many caregivers as possible can attend.  See you there!

Announcing Our 2nd Book in the “Cocoon of Love” Series!

It’s a beautiful and encouraging read for anyone who is a caregiver.

Title: Cocoon of Love for Cancer Caregivers

Subtitle:  Get Through the Tough Times, Surround Your Loved One and Yourself with Love When You Need It Most

Cocoon of Love for Cancer Caregivers

2nd in the Cocoon of Love Series

With the aging population, there are more and more cancer caregivers.  Although there are many books on the market to help caregivers, this one is not your usual caregiver book.  It digs into what is at the heart of all caregiving: love and compassion.  Filled with touching examples and practical advice, this book will encourage and inspire Cancer Caregivers to take better care of themselves so that they can also take better care of their loved one.  It will show them how to do it all with love.

Here’s an excerpt from the back cover:

At Last–Care for the Caregiver!

Soon after you begin caring for your loved one with Cancer, you realize what an overwhelming commitment you have made.  As you search for answers and understanding, you may feel alone and in need of someone to help you along.  It seems others don’t really understand what you are dealing with.  You may even feel like it’s all too much to bear.  You have a lot of questions.  “Cocoon of LoveTM for Cancer Caregivers” will take you on the caregiver journey with compassion and practical tips to help both you and your loved one through this difficult time.  It’s a beautiful read with a heart-warming message of love for the caregiver.

 Read on and discover —

  • How to care for yourself at this challenging time
  • How to make your loved one feel loved
  • Ways to bring comfort, compassion, and joy into your daily lives
  • What butterflies have to do with your loved one and you
  • How to face your fears head on
  • How to emerge from this experience a changed, but stronger person

…  After experiencing the struggles of care-giving first-hand for eight consecutive years, Susan developed a passion for helping caregivers deal with the physical and emotional toll care-giving takes.  Susan believes every caregiver could use a healthy dose of encouragement and inspiration to get them through the tough times…

Be watching for more updates on our special promotions of these two books in the “Cocoon of Love” series.

Get your copy of “Cocoon of Love for Cancer Caregivers” now on Amazon.

Announcing Our New Book for Caregivers!

We are pleased to announce our new book for Caregivers, “Cocoon of Love for Caregivers:  Surround Yourself With Love and Inspiration to Get Through the Tough Times.”  This book is the first in a series of inspirational books titled “Cocoon of Love”.

This inspirational book is designed to help and encourage busy caregivers at a challenging time in their lives.  It features short, uplifting readings to motivate and inspire the non-professional caregiver to loved ones who are ill or aging.  At some time in your life, you will probably have to be a caregiver to a loved one.  It is not an easy job. You can do it.  We can help!

Cocoon of Love for Caregivers

Cocoon of Love for Caregivers


Are you a caregiver?  Do you know someone who is?  What a perfect gift for the caregiver in your life!

We are in the process of scheduling some special events in conjunction the release of this book.  We will be having some tele-seminars and special promotions which you won’t want to miss!

Watch the website and blog for further details.

To get your copy of “Cocoon of Love for Caregivers” now on Amazon, go here: