October 2015 archive

Talking with Someone Who Has Cancer

Healing Forest

You’d think you’d just keep on talking like you usually do 🙂 but you know, it is hard for some folks to talk with you when you have cancer because of their own fears or just because they don’t know what to say. It may also be hard for you to talk to others about what you’re …

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How to Love Yourself (After Chemotherapy)

My Pink Flower

Adapted by Laura Revels from How to Love Yourself by Louise L. Hay Stop all criticism. Criticism never changes a thing. Refuse to criticize yourself. Accept yourself exactly as you are. Everybody changes. Sometimes by choice, and in our case, because cancer made us change and we’re doing the best that we can. Stop scaring …

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Talking with Children about Your Diagnosis

When I was going through cancer and its treatments, I didn’t think to share my feelings or open up space for my children to share their feelings about my cancer. I was too busy being “strong” for my kids and trying to survive day-to-day, I was a single parent and I was busy trying to …

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