Posts by Karen Berrios

Grief and Despair: Stage 2 Psychology of Cancer

In continuing our series about the psychology of cancer, we went over that there were 14 stages that one goes through on their cancer journey. The first was shock, and the second is Grief and Despair. Let’s go over this second stage. At this point in time, the person can be living in deep grief…

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Psychology of Cancer Stage-1

Can we talk openly about the psychology of cancer? There are 14 different documented stages people go through and I can honestly say I resonate with many of them. Each week, I’d like to cover a stage. My hope is that we can foster a discussion around something that matters to so many of us,…

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Can We Become Masters of Our Own Healing?

I have found my cancer healing journey to be an awakening opportunity to bring restoration and balance to my life. Cancer is clearly a manifestation that something is out of balance and needs correction. Our bodies have been created in perfection and our DNA is composed of supernatural intelligence to order our cells to keep…

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Is Fear a Sin?

Fear is a normal emotion experienced by humans when facing danger or a situation we intuitively know or feel wrong. Emotions are part of God’s design and these help us collect information to make decisions and take actions. The Bible says we should always guard our eyes, our ears, and our hearts because we will…

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Top 10 Plant-Based Thyroid Healing Foods

When I first started researching and learning how to heal from this thyroid cancer diagnosis, I came across so many wonderful references validating the power of using food as medicine. The father of medicine known for his popular quote… “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates nails this concept as it…

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The Pandemic of Fear Greed and Power

This photo was taken in July 2019 as I had the amazing opportunity to visit Machu Picchu in my beautiful Peru. It is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the world and the most impressive archaeological ruin in South America. With an altitude of 7,900+ feet above sea level, it really takes some effort…

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What is Tumeric Good For?

I have been an appreciator of turmeric for a long time. Since my cancer thriving journey began, I have used turmeric intentionally to get the most out of its healing and therapeutic benefits. The science says it all- turmeric is a true medicinal plant! It’s not wonder holistic experts all around the world look to…

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Is Functional Medicine the Solution to a Broken Healthcare System?

In many ways, our medical system in America is broken. Referred to as conventional medicine, it is definitely effective for infections, trauma, medical emergencies, and acute diseases. However, because conventional treatment focuses on diagnosing the symptom and then prescribing a corresponding medication or recommending surgery, this approach fails millions of people each year, especially those…

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Thriving inside struggles?

Thinking one can thrive in the midst of a struggle seems like such a huge mountain to overcome as it is usually our tendency to focus on the problem instead of seeing our challenge as an opportunity for growth and change. The truth is that all humans will endure all different sorts of challenges in…

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Great Faith

Having faith takes courage because you must let go of your control and everything you think you may know to surrender it all to Him. Trusting that He will come through for you even if you have no idea how that could even begin to be possible. Just like the centurion did when he asked…

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