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Radical Remission Blog Series

Being Radical – Having Strong Reasons for Living

Being Radical – Having Strong Reasons for Living

Jul 27, 2015 | No Comments

As she was analyzing the transcripts of her interviews for Radical Remission, Dr Kelly Turner believed that there was a powerful theme emerging – that people who had experienced radical remissions simply did not want to die. But as she dug deeper, it occurred to her that their attention was not so much focused on avoiding death, but on being alive. “This is a subtle, yet important, difference.”

Being Radical – Deepening your Spiritual Connection

Being Radical – Deepening your Spiritual Connection

Jun 1, 2015 | No Comments

This post is the tenth in a series of posts exploring the 9 key factors that Dr Kelly Turner PhD found were present in the recoveries from advanced cancer that she studied in her book Radical Remission.
This is the post where we explore what a spiritual connection is, whether you believe in God or not, what to do to deepen it and what studies have shown to be the benefits.

Being Radical – Embracing Social Support

Being Radical – Embracing Social Support

May 4, 2015 | No Comments

Even though many of us find it hard to accept social support, it can help us live longer. True. And it can also help us heal. In this post, we will explore the different types of social support that people healing from cancer have found beneficial and why you should grab it with both hands if this is your journey.

Being Radical – Increasing Positive Emotions

Being Radical – Increasing Positive Emotions

Apr 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

We all want to be happy. But the problem is that most of us look in the wrong places for happiness. To coin a cliche, happiness is an inside job. It involves sustained practice and commitment. It’s well worth the effort if we want to heal… After we do an exercise that shows how our thoughts affect our bodies, I’ll share what I’ve practised over the last two years or so to increase my experience of positive emotions.

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