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Stress Management

When Life Is Challenging, Remember the “Racer”
Stress Management
Whenever life feels like one giant, inescapable ball of stress and challenges, Thomas Galioto advises to remember the rollercoaster ride known as the “Racer!” as a way of finding relief.
A Week of Spiritual Muscle Builders
SurvivorshipStress ManagementWellness Corner
Building spiritual health may be just as important as building physical health, but often goes ignored. Petra Sprik, MDIV, MPH, BCC, provides a plan for a week of spiritual muscle builders to help you nurture your soul and maintain a sense of balance.
Mindset and Cancer: Reducing Stress, Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Meg Cadoux Hirshberg, co-founder of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program that promotes mindful living, describes different stress-reduction techniques, types of meditation, and other practical tools used for stress reduction.
How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Cancer Survivors Cope with Stress
Stress ManagementWellness Corner
Clinical psychologist Jessica Pieczynski, PhD, offers insights into how practicing mindfulness techniques can help cancer survivors manage stress during the pandemic, and beyond.
Dealing with Stress and Anxiety as a Cancer Survivor
COVID-19 & CancerStress ManagementSurvivorship
Disease recurrence is a common cause for the stress and anxiety typically experienced by cancer survivors even long after treatment ends. Several mental health experts provide some tips for easing these fears.
The Power of the Positive Shift
Stress Management
People who go through life with a positive outlook have better health in part because they experience less stress.
Breathe Through Anxiety
From Your NavigatorStress Management
When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it can add to the difficulties of dealing with cancer. Cancer survivor and nurse navigator Deborah Gomer provides easy-to-use breathing exercises that help restore calm and alleviate anxiety. Remember to breathe!
Lifestyle Changes to Go with Your Cancer Treatment
Nutrition & CancerStress Management
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important while undergoing cancer treatment.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer-Related Stress
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Cancer survivor and caregiver Katie Brown, VP of Support and Survivorship at LUNGevity Foundation, shares tips for patients and survivors on how to manage stress during treatment and beyond.
The Healing Power of Writing About Cancer
Book ReviewsStress Management
The main point in Susan Gubar's book Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal is the healing nature of dealing with cancer through the written word, as Susan aptly quotes Virginia Woolf, who said, “in illness words seem to possess a mystic quality.”
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