Posts tagged loneliness
Remember....You Are More Than A Diagnosis

A few months ago, I shared some of the lessons on wellness and whole health that I learned from my time as a hospice nurse, renewed through the experience of my cousin Jim’s passing. In conversation with Jim as he was ailing and grieving the loss of a life cut short, I was reminded how important it is to fill our days with activities that reflect our core values. I remain grateful for the lesson that no matter how closely we watch our diets and exercise routine, to neglect our emotional and spiritual needs leads to poor health. Read more here. 

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7 Things I've Learned About Supporting a Loved One with Breast Cancer

This year, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has a different meaning for me, as my sister-in-law was diagnosed with the disease this spring. When we learned of her diagnosis—and the ensuing mastectomy, reconstruction, chemotherapy, and radiation she'd undergo—we were devastated, and I didn't always know what to do or say. My sister-in-law has helped me understand how to best support someone with a breast cancer diagnosis. Check out some of my lessons.

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