Sometimes our stress can keep us from showing up the way we want to for our partner battling cancer. Instead of just ignoring our stress, we have to bring it into the light before we let it go. Then we can show up as our best self.
When are partner gets cancer and we become an unexpected caregiver, a lot of our old habits don’t serve us any longer. We need new skills, new habits to face this new challenge in our life. Learn the 4 key habits to build your resilience when your partner has cancer.
Anxiety is a common emotion for people who have a partner with cancer. Most of us let this emotion control us, or we try to push it away. However, when you learn to let it in and really understand your anxiety, then you’ll gain control over it.
One of the most difficult parts of supporting a loved one with cancer is know what to do they are in pain. Often, you feel powerless to help. In this article, learn a simple technique that allows you to support them while also being calm and present.
When you have a partner with cancer, guilt is a feeling that often comes up. Feeling guilty for not doing enough, for thinking of yourself, the list can go own. Learn to recognize four patters of thinking that bring on guilty feelings. Then discover what to do when you are feeling this useless emotion.
Sometimes the fear of something is worse than the actual event. There is a term for this, it’s called pre-traumatic stress. It can feel terrible. Learn 4 simple steps to handle pre-traumatic stress.
You don’t have to stay stuck in the shadow of cancer. Learn the three steps I teach my clients on how to build their emotional resiliency and feel better even when their partner has cancer.