A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part V

Time How many “times” have you heard that TIME is a valuable commodity? Time is of the essence You can’t make up for lost time The clock is ticking Time is money So much to do, and so little time You get the picture… But, I didn’t get it. Not really. Not for the longest…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part IV

Magic Cure I did some research just to see how many “silver bullets” or “magic cures” I could find for cancer. I got tired and stopped counting at 142. I‘d bet anything there are 10 times that number. Let me be clear. I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist.I am not a…

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A Cancer Diagnosis – Part III

My Family This is Part III of the series on Cancer Diagnosis Themes. For me, right after my diagnosis, a very early thought that embedded itself in my mind, sticking there like a rusty nail, eating in to my thoughts every day, was “What will my family do? How can I take care of my…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice – Part II

Beating This Feeling like you can beat whatever has knocked you down, whatever has brought you to your knees, is a good state of mind to be in. You need positivity. But it’s not enough. Positivity is a thought. It’s good thinking. It’s a mental and emotional state. Now you need to follow through with…

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice

“It doesn’t look good man” was his answer. I had just asked the surgeon for a prognosis. He referred me to an Oncologist. After seeing her, she said to me, “You probably have a year, maybe 18 months. It’s hard to say definitively. If you would like, I can sign the paperwork for you to…

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You Can Prevent Burnout

We can all experience work burnout during our life. Unfortunately, it is more common than we’d like to believe. One of the greatest aspects of working as a recovery coach is the ability to create your own schedule and reduce your work stress. However, there may be other aspects of your life that are still…

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Five Minute Healthy Tips Your Recovery Coaching Clients Will Love

Do you have clients that want to add healthy habits to their daily routine? These healthy tips will empower our clients to create new and healthy habits in less than 5-minutes a day. Have your clients answer the following questions. How are your sleep habits? Do you wake up feeling rested and are you tired…

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Unleash Your Hidden Creativity

No matter how creative or “un-creative” you may think you are, there’s always room for improvement. Creativity is one of the most powerful tools available to humans. Many of the world’s greatest challenges have been, and will be, solved by those that set their inner creativity loose on problems and challenges. You’ll be surprised by…

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Rethink Your Daily Routine

The word “discipline” sounds more meaningful than the word “habit.” Discipline involves doing hard things now to enjoy benefits later. But really we want to establish a routine that helps us get to where we want to go, not continue in a routine that keeps us stuck where we’re at. Some of the best things…

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The Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction

On NPR’s Morning Edition Nov 17th some highlights from Steve Inskeep’s interview with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy are shared on the prevalence of substance abuse in the United States and what we can do to curb the addiction epidemic. In 1964, the U.S. surgeon general released a report on the health impacts of smoking, and…

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