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Fueling Resilience

To get through the ordeal of cancer, many people go numb, mentally step outside of themselves and present their body for treatment. …

Cancer Came Knocking

Several months ago, I sat next to my loved one in the doctor’s office hearing news, “It’s cancer.” It’s not the first …

A Thrivorship Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has become a holiday of eating LOTS of good food. And most of the food prep chores usually fall on you, …

Sleep: A Healing Tonic

One of the best tonics to promote healing is sleep. But far too often our bedrooms function as a multipurpose area where …

Make Time To Heal

How do you identify the changes needed to heal from cancer? Where do you go to get rid of the extra emotional …

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Focus On You

Self-care is more than indulging in comfort foods, spa visits, and retail therapy. It is looking at habits and behaviors that might …

Decide Self-Care Is a Priority

Flipping off the autopilot and listening to the messages our life tries to give it is the foundation of self-care. Doing so …

Simple Pleasure

Cancer treatment is hard work! At every point, teams of oncology professionals are there, setting your schedules and guiding you through the …

Healing Touch—Part 1

Finding comfort and ease of movement can be difficult when a woman is recovering from cancer treatment. A very useful tool in …

Healing Touch—Part 2

In this second installment about the power of therapeutic massage, Margaret Lawrence shares the effects and benefits of touch. JTD: You mentioned …