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The Year of Your Financial Shift

The Year of Your Financial Shift

| April 6, 2016

  Ten years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer at a time of job transition. The diagnosis detoured my career plans to the off ramp, and without a penny in savings due to a financially devastating divorce, I was unable to provide for my family. My new self-employed husband’s income represented about 30 % […]

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Jeanne’s Brain Tea

Jeanne’s Brain Tea

| March 11, 2016

4 cups filtered water 4 organic green tea bags 1 cinnamon stick Peel of 1 small organic orange, or 2 teaspoons dried organic citrus peel 3 tablespoons unsweetened blueberry juice concentrate 3 tablespoons unsweetened concentrate of another juice such as raspberry, tart cherry, black currant, cranberry, lingonberry, or pomegranate Sweetener (optional)   Bring the water […]

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Thriving Matters

Thriving Matters

| December 29, 2015

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. — Dalai Lama   Thriving Caregiver Matters Here are a few tips to spread love with your caregiver: Write a handwritten thank you letter to your caregiver. Tell the you appreciate them. Give them a surprise gift. Encourage […]

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Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

| December 29, 2015

By Christine Horner, M.D. When it comes to cancer protection, no plant puts up a better shield than the Indian spice, turmeric (Curcuma longa). The medicinal benefits of turmeric are so extraordinary; it has been the subject of more studies than any other plant—over 8,000 to date! These studies have documented over 150 different ways […]

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Margery’s Smoothies

Margery’s Smoothies

| December 29, 2015

When the actual thought of the lump I had was possibly cancer, I immediately changed my diet. I knew I had to get more veggies and vitamins in my body as soon as possible and a friend recommended smoothies to start.  I played around with different ingredients but these are smoothies I make most often. […]

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Relationships, Dating and Breast Cancer

Relationships, Dating and Breast Cancer

| December 29, 2015

By DR. PAULETTE SHERMAN   As a psychologist, relationship expert and a psychotherapist for 20 years I specialize in dating and relationships. I am an author and run a dating school. I’m also a breast cancer survivor of three and a half years so I understand this topic as a patient and a healer. When […]

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Faith, Hope and Healing

Faith, Hope and Healing

| December 29, 2015

Inspiring lessons learned from people living with cancer By Bernie Siegel, M.D. and Jennifer Sander   “To this day, I continue to believe that Love, Medicine and Miracles written by Bernie Siegel M.D. should be required reading for anyone diagnosed with cancer. I am not the only one who appreciates this book; it has sold […]

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Teaming Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

Teaming Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

| December 29, 2015

Camdenton, MO– Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine (BCWM) has partnered with the Medical Fitness Network (MFN) – the provider of a fitness, healthcare, and wellness referral service for those with a chronic illness or who are pre/postnatal – to connect breast cancer patients and survivors with providers and services that will best fit their needs. The Medical […]

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Joy matters!

Joy matters!

| September 25, 2015

Joy matters! Yet when diagnosed with breast cancer, it is the first feeling that flies out the window.   “If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. […]

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10 Wellness Tips

10 Wellness Tips

| September 25, 2015

1.    Be true to yourself. Just because everyone is telling you to do something doesn’t mean it is right for you. Everyone has advice for a person with cancer, that doesn’t mean it is worthwhile for you. Likewise, walk away from negative situations or negative talk. 2.    If you aren’t invested in your choices, consider […]

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