What would you do if cancer hit close to home?

peace-of-mind-349815_960_720You hear about people getting cancer every day. Sometimes it’s a co-worker, sometimes it’s the parent of a friend, and in really heart wrenching circumstances, it might be a child.

The question that I have asked myself many times is “what would I do if it were my parent, what would I do if it were my wife, what would I do if it were my child?” It’s a frightening scenario to push your imagination into, but an important one, because there is so much information out there and even more misinformation.

If a health crisis arises, I want to be informed enough to work with doctors and health practitioners to devise a plan. Not simply succumb to the chemo, surgery route. And taking that one step further, why isn’t there a health team teaching my family and I how to prevent cancer in the first place?  In this technologically advanced world, why is preventative health care still in the dark ages?

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A little about this blog

glen-canyon-113688_960_720The purpose of this blog is to shed light on the truth about health and wellness practices and offer insight into new scientific discoveries, in the U.S. and abroad, that relate to the age old questions about how to get healthy, and stay that way. My philosophy is to embrace everything from science to spirituality in an effort to help people, including myself, find peace and balance in life.

Happiness and contentment require putting time and effort into loving oneself. As Deepak Chora says, ” You will be transformed by what you read.” That is the goal of this blog. To inform and therefore, give the tools to transform.