You have been told that you have a life-threatening illness. That would make anyone shaky. You might find yourself behaving in ways you regret. You might speak harshly to loved ones. You might laugh inappropriately at situations you once would have considered serious. It’s all okay. You are okay. This is the post I wish I’d found.
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.”
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.
This post is a little different. A bit chattier. To let you know where I’m at and to share with you some amazing people who have helped me along this healing journey. To show you the social support I’ve been able to embrace to help me get well. And well I am. I feel better than I’ve felt for … years … decades … And to let you know about an exciting blogging course that’s about to start!
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.