Category Archive: Psychological impact of cancer

Weekly Round-Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Weekly Round-Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Weekly Round-Up: The New Year Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Dr Jimmie Holland

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Sad to hear the news of Dr Jimmie Holland’s death on Christmas Eve.  She was an early pioneer of psycho-oncology and conducted some of the first epidemiologic studies of the psychological impact of… Continue reading

World Mental Health Day

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Reposting for World Mental Health Day.  When I first started this blog, I elected to write about how my cancer experience had enriched my life (rather than to admit any other darker truth). I wanted… Continue reading

Breast Cancer Quality of Life Issues: A Researcher Asks “Are We Getting Better?”

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Very well-articulated with link to a presentation by Dr. Lesley Fallowfield, Director of Psychosocial Oncology at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

Third Time Lucky: A Creative Recovery

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This is a story for every woman who genuinely seeks the truth in her life and yearns to live a more authentic existence. It’s been a joy for me this week to help… Continue reading

Driving the Cancer Bus: Cancer and PTSD

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It’s an honor for me today to feature a special guest blog by Diane Haber,  founder of  The Renewal Center – A Wellness Oasis for Cancer Survivors, a center which focuses on people… Continue reading

Announcing the NED Retreat – Moving Beyond Cancer

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I promised you new directions for Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer, and I am delighted to be able to announce the first of these today. In partnership with Máire Garvey, founder, Dip in the… Continue reading

How to exercise after breast cancer..and why you should

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Yesterday, October 1st, saw the start of breast cancer awareness month. To mark the day, and in the lead up to Breast Health Day on October 15th, Europa Donna Ireland hosted a talk… Continue reading