Series On Stress: What Have We Learned So Far?

Series On Stress: What Have We Learned So Far?

Over the last year we have learned a lot about stress. We’ve talked about the science of stress, how it affects our bodies and various methods of reducing stress. In the spirit of looking back on the previous year and toward the new one, let’s reflect on on what we’ve...
Series on Stress: Reiki

Series on Stress: Reiki

A Brief Story of Stress and Wisconsin Identity Stress is ubiquitous to the human experience everywhere humans have ever existed in any capacity from hunter/gatherer to the sedentary gamer.  Stress is so fundamental and germane to being human, it is difficult to...
Series on Stress: Do What You Love

Series on Stress: Do What You Love

One of the best ways to relieve stress in your life, to feel good in your body, and consequentially aiming to improve treatment outcomes and your ability to fight off infections, is by doing the things you love. This is pretty simple to understand in principle, but...
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...
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...

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...