Often we focus more on the physical effects of cancer and cancer treatment, while ignoring the emotional challenges that can arise from a cancer diagnosis. Speaking openly about your experience in individual counseling, a support group, or simply with a friend can help immensely. Read on for more advice and information about cancer trauma. (more…)
We all have basic needs, and it boils down to this: food, shelter, love. Yes, love-and not just romantic love but love in general-the kind that comes from community, connection, and friends. In fact, teenage girls have long known what scientists are just figuring out: we can’t live without our girlfriends.