Cancer Care 2

Saying goodbye to the past 7 months – Welcoming the next stage

I would say this is a vulnerable post, but not as much now as it would have been a year ago. 7 months ago I was having a drain placed for an abscess (right lower pic). The abscess formed because the area near it was damaged from years of misguided nutrition, immunosuppressant medication and an Read More

Super Soul Sunday

5 Ways to be “Woke”

My most recent fascination has come from author and inspirational speaker, Gabrielle Bernstein. I read her newest book The Judgement Detox, and felt empowered by understanding where my judgements come from (hint: they are all internal self judgements). What I quickly learned was that we all go throughout life creating judgements based on our past Read More

Steph and Dr. Anderson

The gift of role models and finding successes through failures

I’ve been blessed to have many role models in my life — People who appeared at times in my life when specific and important life lessons happened. As one of my mentors always says, “When the student is ready, the teacher appears”. When I look back through my life and see the path that has Read More

Buddhist Symbol Wisdom

Soulful Sessions with Steph – Experiences and Old Wisdom

As a new nurse practitioner, I was practicing conventional (Western Medicine) at an acute facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I wasn’t connected with my spirituality back then as much as I am now. When a patient had stones in her bra for protection, I pretended I understood, but in my brain I was like, “what Read More

Super Soul Sunday

Finding the Spirit Within

When I write my spiritual posts, I often wonder “what do others think of me for writing this”? I am supposed to be a nurse practitioner, not a Gandhi wanna-be, right? What I started finding out with my personal journey to health and healing, I found out how powerful the brain actually is. It can Read More