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January 26, 2018

Be Prepared

One of the keys to handling anything in life is to be prepared.  As Ben Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” For me, cancer surgery was a game-changer. Post-surgery; I felt like I had been run over by an 18-wheeler. I was severely challenged, but was mentally prepared. The anticipation…

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January 19, 2018

Overcome Your Fear

The dictionary defines fear as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.  What fears do you have and how are they impacting your life?  Fear can be devastating to your mindset and lead you down a mental path so different than who you…

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January 12, 2018

Be Intentional

Maintaining a winning mindset is a conscious choice and a key component is being intentional. Sometimes if something goes wrong, we don’t stop and look at how we might have impacted the outcome.   When we examine that and stay conscious with our actions and thoughts, we can end up with a much more intentional…

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January 5, 2018

Perseverance

Coach Vince Lombardi said, “It’s not whether  you get knocked down, but whether you get back up.” The definition of perseverance is the continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition. Setting goals like I did to get through cancer is a first step.  When you do this, at those times…

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January 3, 2018

20 Things Men with Prostate Cancer Wish Healthy Friends, Family Knew — Prostate Cancer News Today

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer when I was 57. My PSA (prostate-specific antigen) remains undetectable seven years after my surgery. I expected there’d come a time when I’d give up my cancer survivor status. I thought I’d return to thinking about myself in the same way I thought about myself prior to my diagnosis.… via…

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