Let Some Movies Calm You With Gentle Sounds Or Actions

The Cancer Voice Asia | Let Some Movie Calm You With Gentle Sounds Or Actions. Photo by Mint Owl on Unsplash

Coping with cancer is never that easy.

There are many effective ways of coping from cancer’s traumatic experiences. It may be done with medical experts, self-help, self-care and coping strategies. But there is one thing that is the easiest way to find creative outlets to cope up with the emotions and manage the emotional effects of cancer.

“Watch movies.”

You may have your personal hobby that you will definitely enjoy but usually, that can be done alone or by few. While watching a movie at home shared with the rest of the members of the family is one of the most intimate bonds a family can do with someone who is coping up from cancer or even spending its last few days with them.

Cancer isolates people.

It is inevitable that there will be times that you may feel alone even if you have lots of people who care about you. On top of that, as days go by, you may feel that no one really understands what you’re going through. And as your cancer journey continues, you may see family, friends, neighbors or colleagues less often. You may find yourself alone more than you would like. Some people may even distance with you because they also have a hard time coping with your cancer.

Remember that you’re not alone.

Keep doing things you’ve always done the best you can. Keep doing things you love to do with your family, friends, or partner.

Make sure that you watch movies with gentle sounds and actions. Movies that burst you into laughter.

Take time to do something you enjoy every day. Most especially with your loved ones beside you. Try not to take the effects of your illness too lightly, but also don’t be too overprotective.

And, remember this, too…

“The human spirit is stronger than anything can happen to it.” ~C.C. Scott

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My name is Cielo, the author of “The Cancer Voice Asia”, a blog that aims to support and inspire anyone who is facing cancer. I know how it feels to be diagnosed with a rare and aggressive type of cancer, Leiomyosarcoma, at the age of 29. I know the challenges, the fears, the hopes, and the joys of living with cancer. I want to share my story with you and connect you with others who understand what you are going through. Together, we can empower ourselves and fight against the disease. Join me on this platform and let’s make our healing journey a meaningful one.

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