Art Therapy And Mindfulness Training Lower Stress In Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Great more money, time, and energy wasted on this non-sense. Before I got cancer, I believed in positive thinking, etc. But I am tired of this pseudo science. I have been through cancer treatment and dread recurrence. I AM STRESSED about that, and the fact that this stress might cause recurrence causes even more stress for me. Please read Barbara Ehreneich’s Bright Sided, first chapter, she lays it out much better. I refuse to believe stress caused my cancer or will cause it to come back. It is equivalent to blaming the patient. Spend money, time, and energy finding the real biological causes of cancer (hello, environmental pollution caused  by huge corporations that lobby our government to look the other way as they pollute the air?), and stop placing this unnecessary responsibility on the patients. We got enough on our plates, ya dig? 

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Author: Cancer Curmudgeon

Oct 2010 diagnosed with Stage 3, HER2+ Breast Cancer. Completed treatment Jan 2012. Waaaaaay over pink. Applying punk rock sensibility to how I do cancer.

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  1. Oh dear, you just nominated me for an award and one of the first blogs I was going to list on my own nominations has to do with mindfulness meditation! More to come on my blog. Stay tuned. I promise not to be intentionally preachy. I read the findings a lot differently but there’s no one right way to have cancer, is there? So keep on blogging and thanks again for the nomination!

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    1. Ha ha,no there is no on right way. And I will soon post a clarification to this rant…I’m not really “against” meditation, or anything else, I just object to the way some info is presented at times. Will elaborate later.

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