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Note to Self: Stop People Pleasing!

One of the most important lessons that I learned during my cancer journey was that I had become a people-pleaser. I hadn't always been that way, but over time I had taken on the (self imposed) responsibility of making sure everyone around me was happy. I had become a Chief People-Pleaser!

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Vulnerability as a Measure of Courage

According to statistics, nearly 60% of patients with a breast cancer diagnosis still suffer from post-traumatic stress symptoms one year after diagnosis. Fear of recurrence, anxieties regarding mortality, altered body image, changes in sexuality and fears regarding the impact of diagnoses on immediate families can impact our overall well-being.

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