Spirituality enables us to reach beyond
the temporary and sometimes-shallow aspects of our lives
to our deep and enduring core – our soul.
by Elizabeth Lenegan, PhD
Bombarded – that’s the word survivors often use to describe what happens to you right after finding out you have cancer. You barely have time to absorb the shock of the diagnosis before you’re hit with complicated medical information and instructions, a calendar full of medical appointments, and a cascade of phone calls.
by Michael Eselun, BCC
Merriam-Webster’s first definition of the word heal is “to make sound or whole.” So when we talk about healing, we have to address all the components of our wholeness. Certainly, taking care of your physical well-being is a big part of that, but it’s not the whole picture. You also have to tend to your spirit.
by Janis L. Silverman, MA
When I learned that I had breast cancer, it felt like a blow to the gut, and to the heart. I was navigating uncharted waters – new doctors, unfamiliar medical terms, so many appointments. It was a lot to digest, but I was determined to remain positive. I had been using guided imagery meditation for years before my diagnosis. But when I searched for meditations specific to my thoughts and feelings about breast cancer, I found nothing.
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