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Cancer Caregiver Plan

By Karen Tripp MS LMFT  Executive Director Cancer Companions             Two Secret Battles of Care giving: Loneliness and Fatigue   Why do Caregivers often become lonely? The average caregiver has been providing care for 4 years … Continue reading

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“Last Word” Elevation Worship

I would call cancer a storm…even a violent storm.  The lyrics to this song seem to understand that faith is not about avoiding storms, it’s about remembering who can calm the storm. That’s really the hard part of cancer or … Continue reading

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This Christmas Increase joy & Decrease Stress- God is BIGGER than …Family Reunions

My Mom’s side of the family really knows how to throw a family reunion.  Picture 40-50 people ranging from infants to great-grandparents, a food table with twice as many desserts as entrées, and the obligatory post dinner football game for … Continue reading

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Cancer and the Holidays Seminar with Karen Tripp MS LMFT

HANDOUT FOR SEMINAR Cancer and the Holidays: Helpful tips on how to lower stress and increase joy during the holidays. By Karen Tripp MS LMFT  President and Founder Cancer Companions  Holidays – Stress – Poor Immune System – Not Good

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Christmas is living in the unpredictable-God is bigger than Christmas Reruns

Everybody has their favorite Christmas reruns.  Maybe yours are those animated shows like Rudolph or Charlie Brown.  I like the old movies like It’s a Wonderful Life and White Christmas.  It’s weird that I can watch these same shows year … Continue reading

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