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    Mind Your Body,  Mind Your Thoughts

    Cancer and the Power of Positive Thinking Part 2

    “Now I am quietly waiting for  the catastrophe of my personality  to seem beautiful again…”-Frank O’Hara Patience is NOT one of my virtues and because of that, sometimes “ugly” emotions such as anger, worry, and anxiousness obstruct my usually beautiful personality.  Once again, I repeat, I am a work in progress. “Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life.” Matthew 6:27 The answer is NO. Worrying will Not change the outcome. In certain situations, what will be, will be. As I waited for my results, I focused on staying positive. The Power of Positivity According to Dr. Noulas, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry…

  • Cancer pink ribbon
    Mind Your Body,  Mind Your Thoughts

    Cancer and the Power of Positive Thinking Part 1

    Everyday I hear of people dealing with incredible sadness and loss, and I wonder “How do they do it?” “Where do they find the courage, the strength to endure?”   I often ask myself, “How would I cope under the same circumstances?” “Could the power of positive thinking help?” Sadly, we only become aware of the answers when a crisis or tragedy visits us, and our own lives are thrown into turmoil.   For the last 10 years or more, I’ve had the recommended annual mammogram, and every year, I would receive a letter in the mail stating something to the effect that “your examination has been reviewed by two radiologists, and…