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Season 1 Ep 37: "Bringing life's different seasons into perspective" with 2x cancer survivor, Vanessa Joy Walker

<div id="buzzsprout-player-8363070"></div><script src="https://www.buzzsprout.com/830236/8363070-bringing-life-s-different-seasons-into-perspective-with-2x-cancer-survivor-vanessa-joy-walker.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8363070&player=small" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>  This week on the Getting Better Podcast, I am speaking with Vanessa Joy Walker. Vanessa is an expert at bringing life's different seasons into perspective. Vanessa has shared her story of hope, perseverance, and joy with thousands of people worldwide as a featured speaker and media contributor. Her life experience is vast and includes; seasons of abandonment, betrayal, cancer, infertility, and grief. Vanessa is such a light for the cancer community and I can't wait for you to meet her so listen to the episode above, on iTunes HERE, or read the transcription below.  Episode Transcription: Jessica Walker Welcome back to The getting better podcast with another episode to encourage and empower the cancer community. I'm your host,...

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Season 1 Ep 36: 3 Things In 3 Years That Helped Me Navigate the Role of "Cancer Caregiver"

 <div id="buzzsprout-player-8276444"></div><script src="https://www.buzzsprout.com/830236/8276444-3-things-in-3-years-that-helped-me-navigate-the-role-of-cancer-caregiver.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8276444&player=small" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script> This week on the Getting Better Podcast, I am sharing 3 things I've learned over the past 3 years as I've navigated being a caregiver. Listen in as we explore things like the importance of taking care of yourself, choosing your mindset, and making sense of the things that don't make sense. I can't wait for you to meet her so listen to the episode above, on iTunes HERE, or read the transcription below.  Episode Transcription:  Jessica Walker Welcome back to The getting better podcast with another episode to encourage and empower the cancer community. I'm your host, Jessica Walker. And today I wanted to do something a little bit different. So we are now over three...

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Guest Blog: Experiencing and Managing Second Hand Health Anxiety as a Caretaker

By Lauren Bowden  In 2015, the New York Times highlighted a study conducted by Arthur Aron that theorized you can make anyone fall in love with you by asking them increasingly probing questions. You probably remember the buzz. Just ask 36 questions in order and by the end of the list you’ll be drunk with love, and better yet, someone of your choosing, someone with flicky eyes and good bone structure will be mesmerized by your quirkiness and resilience. Friends sat down and tried to push past the platonic. Some of them no doubt succeeded. One of my coworkers described a painful car ride with prospective university students where she was trapped with a carload of gushing, crying strangers using...

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