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 take a trip down memory lane and take stock of the life you have lived so far. You want to make the highs and lows of your life visible to yourself and see if any patterns emerge. In your past lie the seeds of your present and your future, and, perhaps, the clues to your cancer.
Aim: To discover your key physical stressors and begin your process of recovery.
Addiction to adrenalin.
Stressful vs. restful response and its impact on immunity.
The stress spiral and how to reverse it.
Aim: To discover your key mental stressors and begin your process of recovery.
Reframing limiting beliefs.
Controlling one’s negative thoughts.
Silencing the ‘inner critic’ and activating the ‘inner coach’.
Aim: To discover your key emotional stressors and begin your process of recovery.
Making visible the connections between your negative emotions, underlying feelings and unmet needs.
Healing the wounded inner child.
Aim: To discover your key systemic stressors and begin your process of recovery.
The health of your relationships determines the health of your system, which, in turn, is linked to your own health.
Codependence, cording and the drama triangle.
The importance of forgiveness.
Aim: To discover your spiritual stressors and begin your process of recovery.
Nature and texture of your relationship with your divine self and with God.
Evolutionary impulse – stages of consciousness.
Understanding the wisdom of surrender.
Aim: To review and summarize the stressors you want to release and the strengths you want to incorporate and build upon.
Aim: To understand your relationship with death and to bring to the surface your fears and vulnerabilities so you can move past them.
Death is a focus on life.
Coping with D-A-B-D-A: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance.
Choosing the quality of life over the quantity of life.
Cancer’s five shocks.
If you can die before you die, you can truly live.
Aim: To synthesize all the insights gathered and to use them to create a meaningful future.
Follow your bliss.
Enablers and disablers.
Aim: Based on the perceptions and insights you now have, your aim is to consolidate the changes you seek and the steps you need to take into a single and comprehensive action plan; this plan will take you from illness to wholeness.