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7 Quick Tips For When You Have No Motivation

7 Quick Tips For When You Have No Motivation

There’s no way around it, sometimes you have no motivation. It happens to everyone, don’t worry! There are many days when I wake up and everything I do feels like I am dragging myself through molasses to make it happen. When there are big changes in your life and you...

Ask An Expert About: Breast Reconstruction

Ask An Expert About: Breast Reconstruction

With 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer, there is an increasing number of women who will lose their breast to cancer. Breast reconstruction offers the possibility to rebuild the breast physically and also to help restore a patients body image. The...

A Year In Review: 2018

A Year In Review: 2018

2018 has been a year of wonder with significant experiences in growth, change and determination. Between transforming our reality through a luau for our annual fundraiser, honoring the life of Kathy Nackers through a 7th annual golf outing with her friends and family,...

Series On Stress: Mindfulness and Aromatherapy

Series On Stress: Mindfulness and Aromatherapy

Deanna Savage, the President and Founder of Savage Support once told me that, when she received her breast cancer diagnosis, one of the last things she wanted to do was to practice mindfulness. After all, she had just received bad news and thought there would be...

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Have you ever driven to work and had no idea how you got there? Ever eaten a whole bag of chips or cookies only to find the bag gone and have no idea where they went? We often go about our daily lives on autopilot, not paying attention to our thoughts, feelings and...

Series On Stress: Exercise

Series On Stress: Exercise

Welcome back to our Series On Stress, where we look at how stress impacts treatment and recovery from breast cancer and how we can reduce stress in our lives to improve the outcomes of treatment. This month we are looking at exercise and the effects it has, not only...

The Value of Volunteering

The Value of Volunteering

When I refer to “value”, I’m not referencing the monetary value of a volunteer hour, which is estimated at $24.69/hour times the 140 million volunteers worldwide for a total of 400 billion dollars, according to the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project....

Series On Stress: An Introduction

If you know someone battling breast cancer (or if you received a diagnosis yourself) you may already understand how your stress can skyrocket after getting the news. You now have to keep your treatment schedule organized, have to become fluent in doctor-speak, and...

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