Cathy Chester | An Empowered Spirit

Body and Soul Health

Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

The air is turning crisp while leaves dangle from their branches. Acorns lie carelessly on the ground waiting for hungry squirrels to gather them in anticipation of winter. Life goes on, as it always does. And the seasons, they go…

Why The Colorful Language Of Yiddish Is The Most Memorable

Why The Colorful Language Of Yiddish Is The Most Memorable

As a child I’d hear my mother and grandmother pepper their sentences with colorful Yiddish words that were always more descriptive than their English counterparts. The words were lively and so vivid that despite not knowing the language I understood…

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

In a few weeks I’ll be heading to The Big Easy for The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers annual meeting. As the blogger for CMSC I’ll have a front row seat to this incredible four-day event that’s packed with programming…

How Adversity and Vulnerability Are Powerful Teachers

How Adversity and Vulnerability Are Powerful Teachers

By the time you reach my age you’ve learned a lot about vulnerability and adversity. Unless you’ve been extraordinarily blessed there’s no way to avoid them. It’s no secret I was struggling with extra health issues for many months. This…

How To Be Kind To Yourself To Be A Healthier You

How To Be Kind To Yourself To Be A Healthier You

It’s true that my health’s been further compromised by a series of unfortunate events. One of them is the direction our country is going. I’ve spent a lot of time watching breaking news stories and reading compelling articles about what…