Forgiveness and Cancer

“I met Zue at a cancer expo in Irvine, California. I was giving a talk about forgiveness and how forgiveness can help cancer patients during their healing journeys. I shared with the audience some of the experiences I’d had with various clients. Almost all of them had said they felt “resentment,” and acknowledged that holding grudges didn’t help them feel any better.

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Forgiveness can get you through the most difficult times

In 2008, journalist Amanda Lindhout was kidnapped by extremists in Somalia and held for 15 months. She was only released when ransom was finally paid. In 2014, the Educational Journal of Psychtraumatology published a discussion with Amanda and Katherine Porterfield, PhD. In that piece, the journalist talked about forgiveness and how it helped her survive.

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Building bridges NOT walls

Forgiveness is at the core of the healing process, whether it's forgiveness of others or forgiveness of oneself. With the passing of the year and the start of the new one, it's a perfect time to heal old wounds and open the door to happiness.

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The power of being of service

While I'm getting ready to go again as a volunteer to Valley State Prison for men in Chowchilla, CA, I'm also reflecting back on the time that I have spent volunteering in women's and men's prisons over  the last 6 years. It goes back to the power of being of service.

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Are you happy?

We don’t often read an answer that satisfies us, probably because most people really mean, What would make me happy? And that answer, of course, is different for every person.

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Invictus

Most of us associate the word invictus to the movie Invictus, which depicts part of the Life of Nelson Mandela; but invictus is a Latin word that means "undefeated".

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The hardest times to choose love

I want to share today this interesting article from Gary Zukav. I also want to add that if we take action and we jump into the un-comfort and we do something different when we feel angry, sad, rejected instead of dweeling in those feelings... we are telling ourselves that we want to learn and we want change.

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Forgiveness, the path to agape

Agape, is a greek word that means unconditional love.  Forgiveness, so simple and yet so difficult at times. The reward we have when we experience forgiveness in our hearts, is to be in touch with what we really are, our essence: love.

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Vision boards

Vision Boards are great visual tools that help you getting where you want to go!

"You create your thoughts, your thoughts create your intentions, and your intentions create your reality"

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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Forgiveness related to physical disease

Healing is so much than a cure and the pill we take.  I participated this past month as a presenter at a Cancer Expo in Irvine , CA.  I had the opportunity to talk with people who were going through different stages of cancer.  They had the opportunity to choose among different classes.  Mine was "Forgiveness as a path to healing".

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Self-esteem

Self esteem  is the reflection of our opinion and judgement about ourselves; it is also the importance we place on ourselves as human beings.

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