Caregivers and those diagnosed with cancer cannot afford to sit on the fence. Can you?
Caregiving can sometimes feel like you’re walking on a tight rope…with your loved one, the medical team, family members or friends. When Gary first started on chemotherapy, we identified several concerns ahead of time. We wanted to be sure he maintained his weight. We also felt having as healthy a diet as possible would support…
When we enter into an agreement to love another, whether it is in choosing to parent a child or two people deciding to be together, there is a sometimes spoken and always unspoken commitment to care for each other. Though it is probably for the best, for most of us, our early days living inside…
As my regular readers know, I love featuring stories of people whose lives have been touched by cancer and, as a result, they found their own unique way to make a difference for survivors and caregivers. Lexi Timmons is an amazing young woman I first met while at a dance event a number of years…
“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.” MLK reminds us we are all connected.
When I launched coaching by tambre, several years ago focused on assisting cancer survivors and caregivers, my mission was to help them to move from surviving their circumstances to thriving in spite of them.
My clients have made incredible strides and many have moved from having a functional life to an optimal life, often in the face of major challenges. Thriving is better than surviving but it falls short of my greatest vision for myself and for others.
For caregivers with limited time, Caregiver.com offers up a list of their top ten articles for June on a range of topics including long distance caregiving and tips to avoid burnout. Two to four minutes reading time each.
Carmageddon be damned…I showed up to Santa Monica’s Relay for Life because being of service to others means something to me. Taking a stand for meaningful survivorship sometimes means you risk 405 closures, give up some down time and show up for others no matter what.
Welcome to Motivational Mondays. Each Monday I will be posting a link or links to motivational messages, images, blogs or videos to start your week off right…from an inspired space.
Links to three past posts to ensure you find time to relax, have fun and know sometimes it takes consciously choosing it when you’re facing major challenges to include it in your day. A key part of thriving!