Informative posts about breast surgery, breast cancer, treatment, recovery, research and self-care

Building yourself up to overcome trauma and hardship means you can "bounce forward", rather than being stuck in the past. 

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When Resilience Seems Far Away, and Getting Through is What You've Got - Healing My Sisters 4th Annual Summit

Learn how to overcome trauma by honouring where you are at, which can help you move through really tough times towards healing on the other side

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How To Do a Breast Self-Exam

Breast Self-Exams

 Most breast cancer is found by breast self-exams! 

If you do your breast exam regularly, you get to know the natural topography of your breasts, and therefore it becomes easier to spot if there is an anomaly.  I do my own self-exams on average every few weeks, it...

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I’m too busy for self-care but I can fit this in

Quick and easy self-care to show yourself daily love

It can be hard to spend time and energy on yourself, especially as a woman in this modern age.  We are usually so focused on family, work, friends, home and finances that we can easily loose sight of ourselves and our health.  But as...

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Stories of Resilience: How a daily gratitude practice provides structure, energy and personal healing

 *This story is the third in a series of short narrative vignettes; educational stories of women using proven self-care techniques that promote personal empowerment and resilience. They are a teaching tool for your benefit; please read, absorb and utilize the techniques to promote your...

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Stories of Resilience: Using clothing to accent & celebrate your body after your double mastectomy

*This story is the second in a series of short narrative vignettes; educational stories of women using proven self-care techniques that promote personal empowerment and resilience. They are a teaching tool for your benefit; please read, absorb and utilize the techniques to promote your own...

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20 minute guided nature meditation: Sit down by the river and relax!

Enjoy and absorb this lightly-guided river meditation.  It works best on a desktop or TV-size screen, where you can enjoy the visual beauty of the river.   Be sure to have the sound on so you can hear the sounds of nature and introductory guided meditation. 

 

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