Recent Stress Reduction Articles
43 Life-Changing Lessons Since My Cancer Diagnosis
I’ve learned a few things over the 30 years since being diagnosed with cancer. These personal lessons, combined with what I’ve gleaned from 19 years as a cancer coach, greatly shapes my ever-growing understanding of cancer—and its prevention and control.
Turning Cancer Fear and Anxiety on its Head
Cancer remains the scariest and most anxiety-provoking 6-letter word I know. But we now have more tools than ever to proactively and pragmatically approach a diagnosis while better controlling emotions—namely fear and anxiety, which can lead to depression.
Improved Breast Cancer Survival Using Integrative Oncology
According to a new study published in the Journal of Oncology, breast cancer patients treated in facilities offering integrative medicine support had better survival outcomes than patients treated in facilities that did not offer complementary treatment options.
Giving Cancer a Chance
A cancer prevention moonshot is nowhere on the horizon. Cancer is given chance after chance after chance. The worst part? Cancer is an insatiable opportunist.
The Science of Sleep and Cancer—Plus 19 Insomnia Solutions
Adequate sleep is vital for a healthy immune system. Short sleep and insomnia contribute to poor health—and may play a significant role in the onset of cancer. Learn what the science tells us about sleep and cancer, and 19 things we can do NOW to get more quality ZZZs.
How to Choose an Integrative, Holistic Cancer Coach
Professional cancer coaches can vary widely in terms of the type of support offered and their collective experience and expertise. I’ve created the following list, covering core attributes across vital areas of guidance, to consider when selecting an integrative, holistic cancer coach.
Masks and Veggies: COVID, Vaccines, and Cancer Prevention
We now have a COVID vaccines shown to be safe and effective. Soon, there will be a half-dozen or more approved vaccines to choose from. In less than a year. An amazing feat. But for folks living with various forms of cancer, we don’t have clear guidance on who should be vaccinated against COVID, or when. So what should you do?
Joe Biden’s So-Far Missed Opportunity to Impact Cancer
With the shuttering of Biden Cancer Initiative, there’s a lot to wonder about in regard to Joe Biden’s future as a champion for those affected by cancer’s sinister grip.
I Never Let Up. Neither Should You.
I will never let my guard down. It doesn’t mean I am over-the-top nuts (depending on who you ask, naturally), following all that my program comprises, though I am quite disciplined. Put simply, I am serious about maintaining my health, and hope to avoid a relapse, or the possibility of being diagnosed with another disease, be that a secondary cancer or some other condition(s) in the future.
Unleashing Your Brain’s Powerful Natural Pharmacy
We still know so little about the brain. And though this figure is controversial, it is widely thought that humans only use 10% of the capacity of their brains. One thing we do know about the brain is that it contains a natural pharmacy comprising some powerful, positive (and negative) chemicals.