Meet Sherpa: Shakuntala Devulapally

Thriver since 2009: Acute Myeloid Leukemia We’re delighted to introduce Hyderabad-based Shakuntala Devulapally to you. Shakuntala is a Yoga teacher and a trained Counsellor. She...

Meet Sherpa: Purva Rakesh

Practitioner We’re happy to introduce our Sherpa Purva Rakesh from Gurgaon. Purva is a self-employed media professional and facilitator. She has a B.A. (English Hons),...

Meet Sherpa: Kimi Shaabi

Caregiver from 2015-2017: Oesophagal Cancer I am delighted to introduce Kimi Shaabi, our 2nd Singapore-based Sherpa. Kimi is a professional counsellor. She has a Masters...

Meet Sherpa: Jaishree Kannan

Thriver since 2008: Ovarian Cancer We feel privileged to introduce our Cancer Awakens Sherpa Jaishree Kannan from Mumbai. Jaishree has a Masters in Social Work...

Meet Sherpa: Dr. Niraj Mehta

Radiation Oncologist since 2008 We’re thrilled to introduce our Sherpa: DR. NIRAJ MEHTA who is based in the US. Niraj regularly participates in Functional Medicine...

Meet Sherpa: Chandni Lamba

Caregiver since 2008: Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Endometrial Cancer, Bladder Cancer We’re excited to welcome Mumbai-based Chandni Lamba to our gang of Cancer Awakens Sherpas. Chandni is...

Meet Sherpa: Bosco D’Mello

Caregiver from 2011: Prostate Cancer It’s our pleasure to introduce Cancer Awakens Sherpa, Bosco D’Mello. Bosco is a professional Coach and Consultant, based in Mumbai....

Meet Sherpa: Anju Kurien

Thriver since 2011: Breast Cancer Meet Anju Kurien, another Cancer Awakens Sherpa. Anju heads the HR function for a leading media agency. She has a...

Meet Sherpa: Anand Tendolkar

Caregiver from 2008-2013: Ovarian Cancer We are happy to present Anand Tendolkar, one of our newly minted Cancer Awakens Sherpas. After many years as a...

Meet Sherpa: Anamika Chakravarty

Thriver since 2016: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma & Uterine Cancer We’re pleased to introduce Cancer Awakens Sherpa, Anamika Chakravarty. Now based in Mumbai, Anamika was previously a...
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Workplace Stress & Wellness Program: ‘From Stress To Swaasthya’

Workplace stress can compromise immunity and cause physical and mental illnesses. Even from the management point of view, it can hamper quality of work...
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Cancer Coach Near Me? Or Cancer Coaching Online?

Should I find a cancer coach near me? Or is online coaching better? Many people ask this question. Here is why the online option...
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When To Find A Holistic Cancer Coach?

People suffering from cancer are on TWO journeys, simultaneously. The first is your physical/ medical journey, which starts with your diagnosis and proceeds through...
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Personal Cancer Coach? Why Do I Need One …

Wondering what a personal cancer coach can do for you? And what is cancer-coaching anyway? Here's how your personal cancer coach can transform your...
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Get Your Personal Cancer Coach, in our THRIVER Program

Our trained and certified Cancer Coach (SHERPA) provides the right kind of help when you need it the most. While the doctors treat the disease,...
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How Our THRIVER Cancer Coach Program Works

Curious about how our unique THRIVER cancer coach program works? Here is a brief overview of the process and methodology. Discover how cancer coaching can support...
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My Cancer Is Me: Is That Possible?

We often ask 'Why me?' after a cancer diagnosis. But we don't realise that 'My cancer is me'. Yes, that's right. Cancer is a...
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13 SHERPAs Take A Leap

The inaugural Cancer Awakens Sherpa Training and Certification Program was held at Kautilya Leadership Centre from 3rd to 12th November 2017. 13 SHERPAs took...

Who is a SHERPA?

Friend, Mentor, Guide, Expert Your Cancer Awakens Sherpa is uniquely and superbly qualified to help you walk the path from ‘trauma-to-transformation’, during the challenging cancer...

Cancer Coach Certification – SHERPA Program

How to become a Cancer-Awakens SHERPA
The 10-day experiential workshop is a mix of a series of talks, interactive sessions, individual and group activities and initiations. At the core is Cancer Awakens Holistic and Integrated approach to cancer as outlined in the book 'My Cancer is Me: The journey from Illness to Wholeness’.

Integrative Medicine For Cancer Can Improve Healing Outcomes

Integrative medicine for cancer can play a very important role in addressing this complex and multi-factorial disease. It works best alongside a holistic approach i.e. physical,...
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Stress, Immunity and Illness: Recognising The 5 Levels Of Stress

There is a close connection between stress, immunity and illness. Nilima Bhat throws light on the proven science of psycho-neuro-immunology (PNI): How stress and...

Self Help Activities

Why leave your healing to others when you can take charge? These self-help activities will help you understand your stressors and address it. Aim: To...

Testimonials For ‘My Cancer Is Me’

My Cancer Is Me is a thought-provoking and sensitive guide for anyone who has cancer or is supporting a loved one with cancer. Gratitude To...

13 Key Ideas: My Cancer Is Me

We often think of cancer as the enemy who's come to destroy us. But we can see the real story if only we choose...

Participant Feedback: From Illness To Wholeness

We are deeply grateful to the participants of our retreats, workshops and one-on-one coaching clients for their feedback. We have healed and grown as...

Retreat Overview: From Illness To Wholeness

From Illness To Wholeness The perspectives in this 7-day intensive residential retreat may startle those unfamiliar with physicians and researchers such as Larry Dossey, Caroline...

Cancer Coaching: A Holistic & Integrated Program

First-of-its-kind Holistic & Integrated Framework Holistic: Addressing the whole person, at ALL levels i.e. Physical-Emotional-Mental-Systemic-Spiritual Integrated: brings together different systems of medicine 1-on-1 coaching process: tailors...

A Book Launch with a Difference!

'My Cancer Is Me: The Journey From Illness to Wholeness'  was launched on 26 Apr 2013,ITC Windsor Hotel, Bengaluru. A book that aims to...

Sample Chapter: A New Mountain to Climb

What happens when a person is diagnosed with cancer? What are his initial thoughts? Cancer Thriver Vijay Bhat narrates his cancer journey in the...

Editor’s Comments

My Cancer Is Me is a thought-provoking and sensitive guide for anyone who has cancer or is supporting a loved one with cancer. Here...

How Cancer Coaching Helped Address Breast Cancer Stressors

This is the case study of a breast cancer thriver. During her cancer treatment, she reflected on her life and let go of her...

How Cancer Coaching Helped Address Colon Cancer Stressors

This is the case study of a colon cancer thriver. During his cancer treatment, he reflected on his life and made a new beginning....

How Cancer Coaching Helped Address Ovarian Cancer Stressors

This is the case study of an ovarian cancer thriver. During her cancer treatment, she reflected on her life and reconnected with herself. See...

What You Really Must Know About Stress (1 of 3)

An essential introduction for anyone who wants to understand the deeper relationship between stress, illness and healing.

What You Really Must Know About Stress (2 of 3)

An overview of the 5 Levels of Being and the corresponding 5 Stressors.

About ‘My Cancer Is Me’ (The Book)

The inspiring story of one man’s relationship with his cancer and how it healed him …

Discover Your Stressors & Strengths: Free Holistic Health Questionnaire

Map your Stressors & Strengths with this unique Holistic Health Questionnaire

Quality Of Relationships Impacts Stress Levels

Research shows a direct correlation between emotional support and stress levels.

Power of Confession: Relieve Stress & Improve Immunity

Sharing your feelings about traumatic events may be difficult, but it can lead to significant health benefits.

What You Really Must Know About Stress (3 of 3)

See exactly how stress affects us inside the body. Learn what happens when we are in 'stressful' and 'restful' states.
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How Stress Causes Illness: PsychoNeuroImmunology

The emerging science which shows how stress causes illness and why that is important for cancer patients.

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