When audiences hear Motivational Speaker Eva Grayzel, a take-away message is 'never give up.'
My frequent hoarseness drove me to see a specialist to rule out cancer with a laryngoscopy. Then, I had 8 sessions with a speech pathologist who specialized in 'Vocal Hygiene,' (I love that title) for preservation and healthy maintenance of the voice. My hoarseness improved even on days when I went in with a hoarse [...]
Hope means different things to cancer survivors.
When I meet a person, I'm anxious to know their story. What do they stand for? How has their life experience shaped them? I met Samantha through this article in Business Insider and her story is worth telling. She is a professional hugger. She hugs people for $60/hour and makes $7200 a month. Soon she [...]
I was looking for an agent in NYC. One told me they wouldn't consider representing me unless I removed the hair from my arms which was distracting, especially under professional lighting. I tolerated the stench of creme hair removals. I tried shaving often so my boyfriends wouldn't cut themselves on my arm hair. I screamed [...]
I am touched by the sensitivity of this doctor. Here as an article with pearls of wisdom. WELL Sep 13, 2012, 12:01 AM The Widow's Doctor Visit By MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D. I walked into the examination room and saw her sitting there, her arm around her 10-year-old son, her teenage daughter across the room. [...]
It isn't easy to score with free media attention. What was it about my story that captured the attention of this particular online magazine? Was it the catchy title, 'Tongue-Tied: A Story NOT Silenced by Oral Cancer.' Was it the bold flyer designed by my graphic artist at Patadigital Designs? Perhaps, the email came across [...]
When I speak, I try not to take a moment of time having my audience watch me take a sip of water - how boring! But, if my mouth insists on being moistened while I'm on stage, I make an effort to drink water from a glass. Why? It's classier Water is and should be [...]
Do you have any idea how much radiation you have had cumulatively? According to a recent article in the NY Times, CT scans deliver 100 to 500 times the radiation associated with an ordinary X-ray. 1.5 percent of all cancers that occur in the United States are caused by radiation exposure and CT accounts for [...]