For a number of years coaches have been using and recommending Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) and mindfulness to support cancer patients. Several books, blogs, online talks and interviews on the topic of CBT and Mindfulness have highlighted their positive impact on preventing and dealing with mental illnesses. Today’s session of Women’s Hour (BBC Radio 4- … Continue reading CBT and Mindfulness work for breast cancer patients
New Beginnings Normally we refer to a new beginning when we are closing what seems like a chapter in our life. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King Jr. This means that a new beginning is not certain, and that we … Continue reading New Beginnings
Dear all, 2020 has been challenging for everyone. Wherever you are, I wish you a safe and peaceful Christmas and New Year. Let us make the best of what we have! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo! NADOLIG LLAWEN! lycklig jul och nyår Boas Festas e um feliz Ano … Continue reading Happy New Year and a wonderful 2021!
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
“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