Sharon is a cancer survivor who attributes her remission to the art of healing with Crystals, Reiki, and Herbal remedies. Now an expert in alternative medicine, she owes her passion to her family of healers: mother an ER nurse, father an MD.
Describe yourself in five words
fun, adventurous, spiritual, loving, kind
What fact about yourself would really surprise people?
I can speak a little Japanese
How do you work through self-doubts and fear?
With compassion for myself to learn and be happy
What scares you the most?
Missing the chance to say “I love you”
What makes you happiest?
Why do you write?
To share my knowledge of healing therapies to people who need it.
Have you always enjoyed writing?
I have always loved writing, I learned to love it in university
What motivates you to write?
My family, my parents
What writing are you most proud of?
Crystals and Healing Stones
What are you most proud of in your personal life?
Recovering from Cancer
What books did you love growing up?
Travel books, cook books, self-help books
What do you hope your obituary will say about you?
I helped 100s of 1000s of people in my lifetime to heal from sickness.
Location and life experiences can really influence writing, tell us where you grew up and where you now live?
Grew up in Montreal, now live in Austin, TX.
How did you develop your writing?
I joined a team and co-founded a self-publishing company, pooling our resources together, we write independently, invested in each-other.
What is hardest – getting published, writing or marketing?
What marketing works for you?
Honestly, I enjoy content development, but we’re hoping to do some Ted talks.
Do you find it hard to share your work?
Yes, there are so many experts to compare to and compete with.
Is your family supportive? Do your friends support you?
Yes, I have family who supports me.
What else do you do, other than write?
I practice reiki, and I’m learning massage, yoga.
What other jobs have you had in your life?
I was a teacher, now I’m a full-time mom.
If you could study any subject at university what would you pick?
I’d love to learn more about massage and become an RMT
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
I’d love to live in Thailand.
Tell us about your new book? Why did you write it?
I just feel so passionate about alternative medicine and energy healing, it’s important to pass the word onto our youth to promote health into our elder years.