Dealing with cancer requires support beyond the physical treatment. Some articles of the Daily Express (08/08/19, page 7) refer the cases of two TV personalities affected by cancer. One is the BBC newsreader Jane Hill, the other is the Casualty actress Amanda Mealing. In the two cases there is an overview of their experience with … Continue reading Is medical treatment enough for getting over Cancer?
Your Choice Coach was featured in the Cancer Coaching Community's e-book, "My Life My Way: How coaching enables you to take back your life after cancer" Check out the article, and click through to read the full publication. You can read the full e-book here: CCC E BOOK - compilation V11
The book by Audrey Young, MD. (2007) “What Patients taught me”, is nicely written and made with love to her medical profession. She finishes the Preface of this book with the following sentences: “I wrote and rewrote. Finally I recognized that the only thing to really make doctoring a human act is time spent with … Continue reading Listening to the deep and real story behind a problem… and why “technical efficacy” and “following the textbook” may not be enough.
“Following the death of BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Rachael Bland at the age of 40, a swell of support and condolence messages have been posted on social media. Her podcast, You, Me and the Big C, which she co-presented with Deborah James and Lauren Mahon, was, and still is, hugely popular.” (Source: BBC. … Continue reading What is important when we have to face cancer?
An excellent NLP conference ended successfully yesterday night. I presented the topic "Is NLP useful for a cancer patient to re-build their map of the world", which was very warmly received by a very interested audience. Thanks for your encouraging words of support and your enthusiatic participation! I will be publishing the presentation slides and … Continue reading At the International Annual NLP Conference 2019
I will be delivering two workshops at the "Coach me Happy" event on Tuesday 05/02/19. Here, we will be exploring what is different about coaching people affected by cancer, with some practical experiences, and a candid discussion about what cancer really means to patients and caregivers. Get in touch if interested. EELGA Conference Registration EELGA … Continue reading “Coach me Happy”
We need more coaches who are dedicated to the incredible human task of supporting people affected by cancer. This is the link to the International Conference on NLP which will be held in 2019. I will be having a "hands-on session" which I hope will encourage more coaches to get into the field of Cancer … Continue reading We need more cancer coaches to support people affected by cancer!
This is the link to the presentation I will be making next year. Please, have a look. https://www.nlpconference.com/carolina-valiente
What is important when we have to face cancer? “Following the death of BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Rachael Bland at the age of 40, a swell of support and condolence messages have been posted on social media. Her podcast, You, Me and the Big C, which she co-presented with Deborah James and Lauren Mahon, … Continue reading What is important when we have to face cancer?
Most cancer patients face the question about when, to whom and what to say regarding their condition. This happens from the very beginning... even before diagnosis has been confirmed. Just receiving the news about the need to have further tests to discard the illness is worrying enough for the affected person to wonder whether she … Continue reading To talk or not to talk. That is a C question.