Change Your Mindset To Change Your Life!

As an oncology nurse for over 10 years, I have seen patients at their absolute worse. I have been in the room with patients where doctors have given them the prognosis of only months or weeks to live.

Over the years this has given me such a grateful attitude toward life. One of the things I learned over the years is that patients who have a positive outlook on their condition have a greater chance of survival.

When patients give up and automatically think death sentence when they hear the word cancer, it decreases their chances of doing well. Research shows that positive thinking impacts illness recovery and healing. I want to share with you five strategies to help shift your focus, so you can shift your mind to better health.

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

When you are grateful for where you are in life and thankful for breath and strength, it’s hard to stay defeated. Make of list of all the things you are grateful for including family, friends, a place to live, food to eat and eyes to see.

After you make this list, I know this will shift your focus. Don’t focus on the illness, medication or even the prognosis. But be in the moment and focus on all the things you have right at this very second. This will lift your spirits and make you feel better.

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