A cancer diagnosis, cancer treatments and recovery are stressful both for the cancer patient and for their loved ones. During the day, if you find your mind is racing, you are having trouble focusing, or you are feeling overwhelmed, angry, agitated, worried or critical (of self and others), use the STOP method for finding calm in the midst of a storm of stress
Inspiration and Healing
Please join Dr. Nalini Chilkov and Dr. Kristi Funk, MD (Angelina Jolie’s breast surgeon) as they receive WOMEN OF STRENGTH AWARDS from the GET IN TOUCH FOUNDATION, dedicated to bringing health awareness to school age…
Regardless of your age or your circumstances, it’s about the journey and being authentically and fully yourself. This is an inspiring TED Talk by Diana Nyad, who, at the age of 64 swam from Cuba to Florida. Get inspired! Watch this video!
Do You Want to Experience More Happiness? It only takes one week!! It turns out that happiness is good for your immune system too!
Dr. Nalini Featured in Integrative Cancer Medicine Magazine – Alternative Health Therapies Allopathic, Integrative, Functional, Natural, Holistic
A Fantastic New Pulication By Cynthia Tercha
Do you want to recover from breast cancer surgery more quickly? Get your strength and mobility back? How can you transform the side effects of breast cancer surgery? It’s pretty simple. Get back into movement and exercise. Watch the Video. Instead of doing nothing..which is what most surgeons recommend…Roll out your exercise mat, get to the gym, the physical therapist, the pilates studio, the yoga mat and move move move
Watch this beautiful video Gratitude: Louie Schwartzberg at TEDxSF narrated by Brother David Steindl-Rast nurturing a daily practice of Gratitude, taking in the beauty of everyday life. Make each day precious. A daily practice such as this can lower your stress response and enhance your immunity and simply change the quality of each day and each moment.
Ovarian Cancer, often called “The Silent Killer”, is one of the most deadly cancers in women. According to the American Cancer Society only 20-30 percent of women diagnosed with late stage Ovarian Cancer are alive…
A strong support community is critical for cancer patients, cancer survivors, friends and family members . Every day mylifeline.org provides free, personal websites to cancer patients and caregivers to easily connect with family and friends, because no patient should ever feel alone.
Cancer survivors want one thing: to never have to go through the cancer experience again. All cancer survivors worry about a recurrence. All cancer survivors wish to survive and thrive and live long and well. Cancer survivors also want to see their kids grow up, feel alive, energetic, have sex again, play with their kids, get a good nights sleep, return to normal, to the life and person they knew BEFORE cancer. This morning I wrote these words, both practical and heartful, to a cancer survivor about healing and the shape of life now.