18
Aug
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My Life After Cancer: I Take Things At My Own Pace

Human beings are always hungry for success. Our hunger to thrive always correlates with our desire to be better than others. We are all obsessed with speed. Whatever we do, we want to be quicker, more efficient and more productive. Before I was diagnosed with cancer, I have been asking myself many questions for my […]

24
Mar
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There’s No Tragedy For Selma Blair

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh A battle with an incurable disease, “Every day is a struggle.” Here’s how Selma Blair faces Multiple Sclerosis with full of hope and courage: […]

22
Feb
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Free Advice: Stop Counting Days, Enjoy Each Day Instead

What cancer has taught me? Here’s a piece of free advice: stop counting your days, enjoy each day instead. It’s not coming back again! You may think I’m crazy – well, yes you may be right! But, don’t say because my cancer is not malignant unlike others, it is easy for me to say this. […]

22
Feb
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Ultimate Lifestyle Tips For Hypothyroid Patients

Is there a way to live well with hypothyroidism? Certainly, there are lots of ways to lead yourself an overall healthy lifestyle and that includes eating well and exercising. But, not only those, there are more things you can do to live well with hypothyroidism. Eat well and exercise! Being diagnosed with hypothyroidism can make […]

22
Feb

An Eye-opener: Confidential Facts About Hypothyroidism

If you already read my previous article about Tien, I shared to you many beautiful photos of her. And you might say, “She doesn’t look sick!” Well, that’s why we don’t judge a book by its cover. In behalf of all patients with hypothyroid including Tien, I want to share to you the frustrations they […]

20
Feb
To My Dear Friend, Just Live Your Life to the Fullest

To My Dear Friend, Keep Living Your Life to the Fullest

This is not a goodbye letter. When I had cancer 3 years ago, I thought to write a goodbye letter, in case, I can’t make it (living a long life, you know). And, so, I wrote one and sent to my Mom. But, yeah! Here I am – living a life with a purpose. I […]

4
Feb
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The Key To Stay Healthy Is Actually Simple

The essence of the plant-based diet is simplicity. The food you are eating daily obtain only from vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits and rare consumption of animal products. Just like what Thoreau said, “Simplify, simplify, simplify.” No need to process anything and put any additives that can actually just ruin our body. […]

3
Feb
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Valentine’s Gift To A Sick Loved One

Valentine’s  Day — the most romantic day of the year. This day has been very anticipated by everyone every year and millions of heart-shaped presents are sold across the globe. In the spirit of the season, people are spending millions to a billion amount on roses, candy, jewelry, and other expensive gifts. However, if your loved […]

3
Feb
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Skin Care During Radiation Therapy

Cancer does not only have an effect on our emotional and mental aspect, but it also does affect our physical aspect. Radiation therapy is one of the treatments a doctor will recommend to a patient before/after surgical tumor removal. The procedure of radiation therapy is to use high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells […]

30
Jan
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Top 10 Fight Songs For Someone Has Cancer

Music therapy. Its absolute magic helps us no matter what we’re going through. Music therapy is very known to any supportive cancer care that it has given enormous advantages to anyone including to those who are sick. In listening to the right music it can help someone to: express their emotions cope with symptoms of […]