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The Breast Cancer Recovery Coach

Jan 21, 2022

This week I had an eye-opening experience when I came across a journaling exercise that I did in 2013, the year after I finished treatment for my first breast cancer diagnosis. 

It was eye-opening to see the destructive and abusive way I thought of and spoke about myself at that time. 

I had a mindset then that was so...

Dec 24, 2021

Most survivors are familiar with the feeling of being isolated, not fitting in, or being an outsider after a breast cancer diagnosis.

That’s why it feels so good to connect with other groups of survivors, other people who understand your experience at the deepest level. 

And maybe that’s enough? 

Knowing and...

Dec 17, 2021

It’s hard for most people to understand why a survivor would feel anything but normal when treatment ends, but we have so much more going on in our minds than we could ever have imagined. 

One of those ideas that can have a huge impact on recovery, self-image, and self-worth is shame. 

Shame is the emotion that...

Dec 3, 2021

In this episode I'll introduce you to Terri Brooks, the Founder of The World of Lonsville, a nonprofit organization bringing gifts of joy and support to breast cancer survivors and to children with cancer.

Terri is a mom, a coach, an entrepreneur, and an inspiration.

Listen to her story of surviving breast cancer while...

Nov 19, 2021

The last thing anyone wants to do is feel uncomfortable. We avoid it at any cost. 

We do anything to move closer to happiness, even if it means that we never spend time looking at or dealing with what is making us uncomfortable. 

We feel pressured to be happy. 

If we’re not happy, other people might feel...