The Enneagram of Personality is a model of the human psyche, which describes nine personality types (also called "Ennea types"). Understand the world of Enneagram and discover...
The Enneagram Type 9 personality (The Peacemaker) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 7 personality (The Enthusiast) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 6 personality (The Loyalist) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 5 personality (The Investigator) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 4 personality (The Individualist) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 3 personality (The Achiever) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 2 personality (The Helper) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 1 personality (The Reformer) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
The Enneagram Type 8 personality (The Challenger) marches to its own drum beat, i.e. a different set of motivations, desires and fears from the...
Your Ennea type describes your personality. Understanding your personality is very important, because you gain insights into the deep-rooted motivations, desires and fears that...
The Presence Practice is a unique and powerful 13-minute guided meditation that brings you back to the here-and-now, instead being trapped in the past...
The Cancer Awakens blog offers carefully curated insights on Holistic & Integrated approaches to Cancer, inspiring Thriver stories, latest research, book & movie reviews...
You know that stress and cancer recovery are deeply connected. But do you know how stressed you are and where is your stress coming...
After a cancer diagnosis, you may feel the end is near. But there is good evidence to suggest that you can survive and even...
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...
You are the product of your choices you make ... and these are the choices that can change your life. Caroline Myss, the five-time...
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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...
Free Downloads! The Cancer Awakens team has carefully curated and compiled our key articles into eBooks that are easy to download, print and share. Words...
As a cancer patient, you're always looking out for stories of cancer survivors and cancer thrivers to give you courage and hope. Cancer Thriver,...
Two young filmmakers go on a journey of discovery, following an Tibetan Medicine expert as he treats people with cancer.
To achieve holistic healing for cancer, it's important to do understand how your body works. It helps you open new lines of enquiry into your...
Books can be your best friend during your cancer journey. They guide you, inspire you and help you come to terms with your situation....
Remarkable for its clarity, simplicity and authenticity, this powerful book outlines a truly integrated and holistic approach to cancer. It emphasises diet, power of the mind, meditation, family/social support and the spiritual dimension, as important factors in healing.
If you have been suddenly thrust into the challenging role of a caregiver, a road map can be helpful. Nilima Bhat, a caregiver herself,...
Cancer survior adopts a pet crab and transforms his life watch and share the video
Cancer basics - how a malignant tumour develops, spreads, kills and dies.
A cancer diagnosis is not the end of your life, perhaps it's an invitation to introspect and heal thyself. A beautiful article by Jeff Foster
The Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center offers holistic care and "ambient experiences" to reduce stress in patients undergoing treatment.
Dr. Jaya Juturi, a Dallas oncologist also suggests a complementary treatment not found in any pharmacy: Yoga
Research suggests that many cancer patients, especially those with a poor prognosis, show some common traits, called 'Type C' behaviour patterns.
Positive thinking and cancer survival are deeply connected. Our language and mindset about cancer reflects how we see cancer. The negative vocabulary around the...
A research team has identified variations in genes that are linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Vincent Medical Center and Medline come together with the Pink Glove Dance- a fun take on spreading Breast Cancer awareness.
Battling lung cancer since he was diagnosed in October, Tony Greig died too swiftly and too soon.
Inspiring talk by Randy Pausch, diagnosed with terminal cancer, speaking about the important things in life.
This interview points out the power of choice and intention to improve health and well-being. Terms like "have to" are deleterious to our health
Hospices, such as Shanti Avedna Ashram ensure a dignified passage for the terminally ill by making available unconditional love and support.
Brian's Song is an outstanding film which portrays the value of true friendship and unyielding support during the difficult cancer journey
'Letters To God' is an entertaining, emotional and inspiring story about an 8-year old boy with cancer whose letters to God change the lives of the people around him.
A poem on cancer, written by Saurabh Dubey, one of our Guest Authors
Wit is a movie about a woman's journey with ovarian cancer. Dr. Vivian Bearing, played by Emma Thompson, finally realises the importance of human connection and empathy through her cancer.
Ann, a young mother of two, faces a grim cancer diagnosis. From despair to empowerment, this is a movie about new-found hope and meaning.
A powerful film (by Akira Kurosawa) on how it is important to 'seize the moment' and not postpone living life to the full and leave it until it is too late!
This movie is about a young man diagnosed with leukemia and his companion who helps him look at life anew!
In this heart-warming father-son movie, Kevin Kline and Hayden Christensen show us that is never too late to right the wrongs of the past and rebuild that which has been left derelict – whether it is a home, a habit or a relationship.
What is Cancer? How does it occur? Stages of Cancer. Read this ebook for a quick overview.
Enjoy Dr. Dilip Nadkarni's light-hearted and thought provoking song on the cancerous effects of smoking.
Philip Gould, given 3 months to live, says there can be moments of joy, resolution and inspiration for the terminally ill
A compilation of insightful quotes to reflect upon the mystery of Death.
An excerpt from Bronnie Ware's article, with simple and powerful insights that are relevant for those who are dying (as well as for everyone else!)
Hospice nurses Maggie Callahan and Patricia Kelley identify the important signs just prior to and up to the time of death, so you know what to expect and ways in which you can ease the passing.
Many people have a very limited understanding of what holistic cancer treatment actually is. In fact, the words holistic and integrated cancer treatments are...
Most people would like to put the traumatic cancer experience behind them. This is natural and understandable. But if you reflect carefully you will...
Cutting-edge research - why the world's top cancer centres are embracing integrative medicine
Mainstream (allopathic) cancer treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biotherapy.
Understanding Tendencies and Triggers can help prevent the occurence and recurrence of cancer.
In his book 'The China Study', T. Colin Campbell presents strong evidence, which correlates dietary habits with breast cancer.
Mimi Foundation spreads joy by giving a unique makeover experience to 20 cancer patients.
Harmala Gupta talks about CanSupport's free home-care program for advanced cancer patients in Delhi and surrounding areas.
Brandon Bays not only freed herself of cancer but also helped thousands of people across the world, with her powerful healing approach called 'The Journey'
This rom-com-drama centers around a complex mother-daughter relationship and its unexpected turn when the daughter is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Surviving cancer - the five things that successful thrivers do, which you can learn from.
Cancer is not the end of life; it is the beginning of a new life. Here are some inspiring and useful examples of such individuals and support organizations.
A playful activity for children with cancer, turns into an impromptu basketball game where everyone joins in!
2000 Bangaloreans participate in the 2011 Terry Fox run and raise Rs.15 lakhs (USD 30,000) for Cancer research!
What really goes on inside the cancer cell? Renowned cell-biologist Robert Weinberg takes us on an illuminating journey.
Research reveals the striking association between pessimism and death, and also between optimism and the easing of pain.
Research shows a direct correlation between emotional support and stress levels.
"Love means never having to say sorry". Watch this classic, touching movie about the joy of young love and the pain of eternal separation.
An intern's account of her experiences at Samiksha, an exclusive learning and activity centre for children with cancer.
In laughter, he breathes his last. This is the story of Anand, who turned his cancer into a joyous experience that touched many lives.
How patients and care-givers can cope with Death, by embracing, rather than fighting the inevitable.
A review of the classic book "Getting Well Again" by Carl & Stephanie Simonton, whose successful approach is based on changing a person's attitude to their illness and its treatment.
PleuralMesothelioma.com is dedicated to compiling the latest and most up-to-date information on pleural mesothelioma and offer a number of resources to those coping with this deadly pulmonary cancer.
Research shows that optimists live longer after their cancer diagnosis, irrespective of other crucial factors like stage of disease and type of cancer.
'Hope' Vs. 'Dread': The key to Carl & Stephanie Simonton's successful approach to Cancer, based on Relaxation and Positive Mental Imagery.
A comprehensive website which provides lots of relevant medical information regarding cancer, addressing both patients and care-givers. A great complement to Cancer Awakens!
A landmark book about how cancer can trigger a change of direction, leading to a happier, more fulfilled and healthier life. It includes powerful exercises which help patients create a healing program for themselves.
Thorwald Dethlefsen and Rudiger Dahlke explain their powerful insight: "Illness comes to heal us".
The doctors told her she wouldn't live, let alone be able to have children. But Kristin Killops used alternative medicine and her own strong will-to-live to bring about spontaneous healing. Read her amazing story!
Caroline Myss makes visible the direct and powerful correlation between the anatomy of our body and that of our Spirit. Read this book for stunning insights into your illness and health.
Marital stress following cancer diagnosis and treatment can adversely affect the immune system and slow down healing. Research confirms this and the results are compelling.
Karunashraya offers palliative care to advanced stage cancer patients, so they can experience comfort, peace and dignity in the final stage of their disease.
Tragic, comic and ultimately, an inspiring movie about the choices we can make to look at terminal illness in another light.
According to Larry Dossey, Era-3 medicine will be based on what he calls the "non-local mind".
Sharing your feelings about traumatic events may be difficult, but it can lead to significant health benefits.
Connecticut Children's Medical Center with 10-year-old Morgan Platt inspire children Katy Perry's song "Roar."
Powerful and unique insights to help you 'decode' cancer.
World renowned holistic healer Louise Hay, herself a cancer survivor, explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness.
Emotional Freedom Techniques are gaining increasing popularity around the world for quick and immediate relief from emotional and physical problems. Let us understand it...
A popular forum for discussions about the various issues around cancer. Cancer Compass is a forum where you can discover and share cancer-related information...
Environmental and lifestyle factors are the most likely causes of cancer, according to a new study, which finds little evidence of the disease in ancient times.
Great source for answers to the most common cancer questions.
Guided imagery and hypnotherapy strengthen immunity
52-year-old Maria Claudia White's story of overcoming breast cancer
In 1989, Dr. David Spiegel discovered that among breast cancer patients, women who received social support lived twice as long as the women who did not.
Camp Simcha 2010's summer music project on Wavin' Flag to generate pediatric cancer awareness.