The Cancer Journey - Positive steps to help yourself heal is an inspirational and compelling book which provides the blueprint for dealing with cancer and is the book of choice for anyone affected by this disease. The authors, Polly, Pam and Nick have all had their own different cancer diagnoses, and feel passionate about sharing the information they have gathered which has helped them understand and cope throughout their journeys. The book is written in a warm, compassionate style with gentle humour, offering comfort and practical advice for anyone affected by cancer including family and friends. What should you eat, what shouldn't you eat? How do you deal with the side-effects? How do you politely tell others "I have cancer" without triggering an uncomfortable silence! How to prepare for medical appointments and get the best out of your doctors. What can family and friends do to help? This book tells you things you need to know that your health care professionals may not tell you. Whether you have a diagnosis yourself, or you know someone with cancer, this book gives you the tools to empower yourself to take control and it offers advice and guidance to support you throughout your journey. When you arm yourself with knowledge of how to help yourself, you become an empowered participant in your own health.
We will walk you through your diagnosis and give you permission and the tools to take control of your situation no matter where you are on the journey. This book gives you all of the information you need to make a difference in your health. In this book you will;
discover how to overcome fear and move into an empowered state of mind learn how to communicate with your doctors in order to get the best out of them recognize and understand the roller coaster of emotions you feel and learn how to ride them learn how to communicate your cancer to others without creating an awkward silencelearn how to break the news to children understand how to lessen drug side-effects and help yourself to feel better discover the exercises to help you overcome anxiety learn how to use meditation and visualisation to help your body heal discover complimentary therapies to promote health and wellbeing gain insight into what you can do to help your friend or loved one if they have cancer come to understand the "Do's" and "Don't" of communicating with a cancer survivor find out why eating consciously is essential to your health discover what foods make cancer grow and how to avoid them find out how to make cancer cells commit suicide! (yes really!) learn what an anti-inflammatory, alkaline low GI diet is, why you should adopt it and how discover real super foods and how they can improve your immune system and promote health learn how raw food can increase energy, support detoxification and help you to sleep be inspired by over 30 delicious recipes to help you load up on cancer-fighting antioxidants get access to our list of the best resources for information about cancer, diet and lifestyle.