Category Archive: Guest Blog

Guest Blog Post “Inspired”

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In 2008 I lost my mother to breast cancer. I didn’t know how to be a daughter without a mother. I looked for resources and stories like mine, but I couldn’t find many… Continue reading

Your greatest weakness could be your greatest gift!

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And so as we come to the end of World Mental Health Week, I cannot think of a better way to round it off on World Mental Health Day than with the following… Continue reading

The Power of Positive Thinking

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It is wonderful to see such a great response to this week’s mental health theme of Building Resilience and thank you all for your comments which are adding so much to the posts. Yesterday we… Continue reading

Guest Post: Still Surviving

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Today’s guest post is from Janice White of Texas. Janice was diagnosed with Stage II triple negative malignant carcinoma in situ 9 years ago. My first encounter with the “Big C” was through friends of… Continue reading

How to write a healing poem

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Diana Raab Do you remember earlier this month I reviewed author Diana Raab’s Healing with Words? When I posted the review I promised you a special appearance on the JBBC blog by the author herself.… Continue reading

Mastectomy Love

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Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion. Barry Lopez I am honoured today to share with you Catherine’s story.   As regular readers will… Continue reading

The benefits of oncology massage

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Catherine Connors, holistic therapist and stress management consultant, wrote a blog post a couple of weeks ago about how beautiful the body is and how we do not always cherish the most wonderful… Continue reading

A husband’s story

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   Today I am truly honored to share with you a male voice on this blog, and what a voice!  Andy Koehn and I have been getting to know each other via Twitter… Continue reading