Category: Writing and Cancer

The Poetry of Friends: through the lens of a terminal cancer diagnosis

Joy exists. You needn’t look very far in front of your nose to find it. But you still must look in order to see. As the famous quote bandied about by, of all philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche: “he who has a ‘why’ to live can live almost any ‘how’.” In listening to B.J. Miller a palliative

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Blog | Living Beyond Breast Cancer – how writing and creative expression produce research-proven therapeutic beneficial results

Be sure to check out my latest blog post on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s site, for which i also volunteer my time as a patient advocate. My post covers tips on how you can use journals and creative expression for emotional well-being when faced with a cancer diagnosis. You needn’t have cancer or breast cancer

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Writers with Cancer: Therapy beyond Cut, Burn & Poison

Therapeutic Expression For over five years now since my de novo diagnosis with metastatic breast cancer, writing continues to provide me with a positive outlet. After a diagnosis that destroys the path before me, the disease and all of the ups and downs of a terminal metastatic cancer experience have to find a way out.

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