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Letting go of worry by "Giving Back."

Kathy and I interviewed 30 women breast cancer survivors and asked them how they coped with worry.  Many of them said it helped them to volunteer in some capacity.   471 more words

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Present Day; Post Chemo Moving Forward

Where have the last two weeks gone? A book signing event, an Abraham-Hicks workshop, a children’s birthday party, Canadian Thanksgiving celebration, day-trip to Salem, Mass., classes, homework, housework, third-grade basketball signups; pre-workout, reps, set, repeat, protein shakes, homework, doctor’s appointments, housework, massage therapy, Reiki, doing laundry that multiplies quicker than jack-rabbits, group meetings for class assignments, redecorating, parent/teacher conference, catching up on “The Vampire Diaries”… (breathe!) 698 more words

Two ways to let go of worry- Talking about concerns and Giving back

As you may have read in “About Us,” Kathy and I interviewed 30 women about their experiences after breast cancer.  In our blog we include advice from us as professionals, (I am also a survivor), and advice from the women we interviewed.  689 more words

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Safe and scared

Going to work this week has been, well, scary.

On Monday evening, four UAB students were held up at gunpoint in an on-campus garage. They were robbed, sexually assaulted and beaten before the suspect ran for the elevators–showing his mug to the surveillance cameras in the process. 182 more words


Two-time breast cancer survivor transformed by Team Phoenix

Hello I am Beth Bursten, a member of the Talent Acquisition team for Aurora Health Care and two time breast cancer survivor.  October 2014 is a milestone for me in celebrating… 413 more words

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