Why It’s So Hard to Let Others Care For You

Why It’s So Hard to Let Others Care For You

Both of us have experienced (and, so far, survived) cancer and its treatments multiple times. Evan twice, and Pat three times. On this matter, at least we can invoke authority through experience. When first diagnosed and in planning treatment, one can usually rely...
Why Cancer Survivors Need Mindfulness

Why Cancer Survivors Need Mindfulness

A friend told me that after the treatment of her cancer, it took her a year to return to being a “normal” person, getting on with the day-to-day business of living. Recovery is not typically recognized as a transition requiring adjustment. It’s kind of like when you...
Get Your Mind and Body Out of Crisis Mode

Get Your Mind and Body Out of Crisis Mode

Stress is everywhere. You wake up in the morning to the sound of your phone’s alarm blaring, sending a hit of adrenaline through your system. Then, you might get another hit as you scroll through your news feed and learn about the latest global or local disaster. At...