3 simple steps towards thriving as a survivor.

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Welcome to the club

You’ve made it through one of the biggest challenges of your life, it threatened your very survival, made you question everything you knew about yourself and life itself, yet here you are. If you feel lost, confused and a little bit disenchanted by life, don’t worry, you’re not alone.

There’s a common trend among people I’ve spoken to who have survived cancer, we all agree that chemotherapy sucks! Ain’t that the truth, but it’s not the point of this article. The trend is that many of us have a really difficult time…

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I have so much to give but for so long I believed that I didn’t or that I didn’t know how to give. What a big fat lie! Giving is in our nature, as much as receiving. Just as we breathe in oxygen and release carbon dioxide.

Where did this belief of not being able to give come from?

I think it was a natural thing that came about rather than something that happened to me directly. From being looked after so intensively for a number of years when I was sick, probably before I was sick as well, my…

My journey of overcoming 15 years of pain

Pain is a sensation that everyone has to deal with at one point or another in their lives, but you don’t really know it until you live with it day in and day out for years. Anyone who’s had the uhh pleasure, no, the experience of chronic pain can attest to that.

You may have had a brush with pain, it may have even been really intense and I’m not discounting your experience, but chronic pain is different, it’s a bit like a relationship:

First, there’s the honeymoon phase when you’re not really sure how long it’s going to last.

Adam Kellerman

Mindset and Movement. Writing about life as an Australian Paralympian, cancer survivor and Qigong student/teacher.

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