Celebrate National Cancer Survivor’s Day is Sunday June 2 , 2013. Make it a day filled with inspiration, hope, gratitude, celebration, friends and family!!
Inspiration and Healing
n Ancient Chinese Herb, Reishi or Ganoderma, One of the Great Medicinal Healing Mushrooms has many gifts to offer Cancer Patients. Ganoderma is one the the great Immune Modulating Tonics and has been used for centuries in Asia to enhance rejuvenating and nourishing formulas that promote vitality and longevity. Recent research specifically shows that this powerful fungus may support the health of bladder cancer patients as well.
Active Against Cancer is a book about saving your own life, preserving your health and well being, one breath, one step at a time, during and after cancer treatment. The author, Nancy Brennan, is an ovarian cancer survivor. She says,”Exercise, in moderation, helps to create the desirable anticancer conditions in your body, helping you fight cancer with exercise ”
Listen to a free recording of Dr. Nalini Chilkov talking about Chinese Medicine, Health, Healing and Cancer: “Ancient Tradition Transforms Modern Cancer Care: How Chinese Medicine Manages Painful Side Effects, Restores Health and Wholeness, Promotes Longevity…
As A Care Giver For A Cancer Patient I have the Right To take care of myself. This is not an act of selfishness. It will give me the capability of taking better care of my loved one.
To seek help from others even though my loved ones may object. I recognize the limits of my own endurance and strength.
Cancer Patient Caregiver Burnout is Real. Here are the common symptoms of Caregiver Burnout that are a source of insight into the dynamics and needs of both the patient and the caregiver so that this very intimate time is rich, meaningful, loving and openhearted….and everyone’s needs can be considered, respected and hopefully met.
With a new season upon us, it is time to start thinking about Spring Cleaning on all levels, Body, Mind, Emotions, Spirit, Relationships
Here are five tips from Bauer-Wu’s book “Leaves Falling Gently: Living Fully With Serious and Life-Limiting Illness Through Mindfulness, Compassion and Connectedness” (with a foreword by Roshi Joan Halifax) that can bring you to a deep sense of ease and a feeling that there is a genuine place to rest within.
When we are diagnosed with cancer we find ourselves face to face with our mortality,our fragility and all of the things we cannot predict or control. We can learn to be with the effects of chronic stress and debilitating and life limiting illness by bringing a tender and compassionate heart and mindfull awareness to our often traumatic experiences. Susan Bauer Wu, Ph.D., R.N. masterfully teaches a beautiful restorative retreat which is very much about Coming Home to Yourself and Finding Calm, Clarity and Compassion at the Center of the Storm of Health Care and Serious Illness