Seeking Out Support
There are many resources that can be utilized to smooth out the rocky road that
cancer throws in our way. Do not be afraid to explore them all. We are only as
strong as our internal resources allow. And, yet, people believe that they
simply don't have the skills to be able to cope with such difficulty. Well, the
capacity is there to develop such skills—learning
continuing to occur throughout our lives.
— Many different groups are detailed here
that can provide emergency relief. It may be tough to get responses so
making as many contacts as possible is highly recommended.
REBT Mindset: Think Better. . .To Feel Better —
Cognitive-Behavioral principles are those which we feel provide the most
therapeutic and life success. This short little primer, based on our
favorite therapy, may provide you with a useful framework for re-evaluation.
Coping Skills for Caregivers — This 9-page document is a wonderful one to print
out and keep handy as it has so many good tips and reminders.
Taking a Bite out of Cancer — A useful mnemonic and print-ready
pdf to help.
Online Discussion Groups
& Guides — There is much value in the group
experience and sharing similar situations, such as a canine cancer
Using Yoga to Live
with Ease — This is a
great help from Megan McDonough.