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BC-054 Intro To A Coach: Breast Cancer Survivor Melissa Eppard Talks About The Challenges Of Navigating Life After Treatment. What’s Next After the “Survivor Confetti” Has Been Swept Away?

BC-054 Intro To A Coach: Breast Cancer Survivor Melissa Eppard Talks About The Challenges Of Navigating Life After Treatment. What’s Next After the “Survivor Confetti” Has Been Swept Away?

2019 - 05 - 20 | Author: Debra Melamed


Melissa Eppard is a 5 year survivor of triple negative breast cancer. Having been immersed in the holistic healing world before diagnosis, Melissa knew it was her calling to be a coach for cancer survivors. She is particularly passionate about being a support for people with a cancer diagnosis in the 20s-50s age group who deal with the complex nature of raising children, caring for aging parents and working. Often times finances are affected, relationships are affected and fear of recurrence is strong. Melissa believes that as a someone who has been through this experience she lends a great deal of support and wisdom.

Some Of Her Favorite Tools For Healing

5:58 I love to use guided visualization. There are some great scripts I use with people. I am also trained in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) which is tapping on acupuncture meridian points with a issue in mind. It is a powerful transformational tool.

10:40 Humor was a good tool to help me heal. Children are real teachers that show us how to play and how to stay in the moment.

How Beat Cancer’s Certified Holistic Cancer Coaching Course Helped Her to Heal Herself and Others

14:20 As a life coach and wanting to work with those with cancer, the course has filled the need for resources and deeper information on how to manage side effects and stay healthy when you have cancer. I love Beat Cancer’s approach in treating the person and not the cancer.

14:49 There is selfish component for taking the course also. I was a survivor of 4 years when I discovered the course and it has helped me to stay on track with things like nutrition and pumping the lymphatic system. There are so many great references to books and studies that I filled a whole notebook taking notes.

15:50 The depth of information from the course would’ve taken me years to compile.

16:12 It has inspired me to stay the course and keep eating the right foods and doing the right things.

We Need Each Other To Heal

22:09 Together we heal. We need each other. My greatest source of hope and light for me when I was going through my battle was hearing from other cancer survivors that had been through it and were living their lives years later. When I got my diagnosis a black curtain fell and I could not see beyond it.

22:46 Connect with your future self. Have a dialogue with that part of you. What does that future person want for you? What special tools and gifts does your future self have to give you now so you can come through this empowered.
 
Melissa coaches people remotely or in person in Kingston, NY. Please visit her blog site also. What you nurture will grow.

 


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Melissa Eppard
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(845) 532-1249

 

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