For Cancer Survivors:
OK, I’ve Survived Cancer . . . Now What?
Living with the uncertainty of cancer is difficult enough, but sometimes the emotional upheaval it brings can be especially challenging. In this session, Georgia shares practical insights to help you process pent-up emotions before they damage your health or your closest relationships. This message will help you to:
- Manage the emotional fallout that comes with a diagnosis of cancer.
- Improve your ability to connect without the weight of emotional baggage.
- Boost your physical reserves and experience more peace and joy.
- Minimize time spent with draining people and maximize time spent with encouragers.
Build the Supportive Network You Need to Heal
Are the people in your life difficult or merely different? For our closest relationships to help rather than hinder our healing, it is necessary to recognize that we don’t all grieve or heal in the same ways. Some of us like to be left alone. Others require lots of company. You may prefer to take charge of your problems while your best friend likes to allow things to work out on their own. This message helps you to recognize how we handle adversity differently and empowers you to:
- Improve your emotional connections by recognizing your style of relating.
- Overcome behaviors that create barriers in your closest relationships.
- Reduce your vulnerability to loneliness by building a supportive social network.
I Want My Flowers While I’m Living
No matter what your diagnosis, it’s important to start now to live the life we’ve been given. When we discover who we really are, what we love, and what gives us a sense of meaning, we enjoy “our flowers while we’re living.” Imagine how much richer your life will be when you are able to:
Confront the fears that prevent you moving outside your comfort zone.
Confidently assess which risks are worth taking and which are not.
Experience the special joy of using your strengths, skills, and talents to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
For Oncology Caregivers:
The Difference You Make
Rather than question if what you do makes a difference in the lives of others, ask yourself, what kind of a difference am I making? With inspiring stories, Georgia will help you make a positive difference in the lives of your patients by learning how to:
- Recognize emotional needs and reach out in ways that heal rather than hurt.
- Confidently assess which interventions help reduce anxiety and distress.
- Clarify what words and behaviors bring hope to those who feel hopeless.
Care for the Caregiver
Working regularly with patients who are battling cancer can be overwhelming and difficult. How do you handle your own emotions that accumulate each day? Do you have a safe place to vent? In this presentation, Georgia focuses on the stress and struggles of caregiving and enables you to:
- Say “yes” to your personal needs.
- Boost your physical reserves by scheduling activities to relieve your stress.
- Experience a heightened sense of joy by focusing your strengths, skills, and talents to help others.