Journey - Karen Berrios

Journey

Why Did I Get Cancer?

By Karen Berrios | December 9, 2020

Cancer is a systemic illness. It’s not just, “I have cancer in my blood.” Or “I have cancer in my lungs”… it is always connected, everywhere. Cancer is not an isolated experience. Cancer is not just something random that happens to you. Cancer does not stand alone, it stands in a pool of ailments and…

Which Emotions Are Tied To Certain Organs And How It Relates To Cancer

By Karen Berrios | December 2, 2020

Are emotions tied to the human body? Can emotions or past traumas cause cancer? I certainly believe so. I have stated before that I firmly believe that part of my cancer is rooted in my past life- past emotions, traumas… only the ones that weren’t serving me. The ones I couldn’t deal with that settled…

Does Hypothyroidism And Hashimotos Cause Thyroid Cancer?

By Karen Berrios | December 2, 2020

The American Cancer society has once said that around 62,450 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer every year. It is a big deal, and very prevalent! A big question is, does hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s cause thyroid cancer? Let’s explore that. Real risk factors for thyroid cancer Unfortunately, one of the biggest risks for thyroid…

A Guide To A Healthier Thanksgiving For Cancer Patients

By Karen Berrios | November 25, 2020

The holidays bring so much joy, peace, and love but it can also bring about stress, grief, conflict, and unhealthy behaviors. So I am here to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving. And I’ll tell you right off the bat that it has to come from all angles of life- not just “healthy food swaps”…

How To Cope With Holiday Stress As A Cancer Survivor

By Karen Berrios | November 23, 2020

The holiday season should be full of many blessings. It should be full of hope and love and excitement. Unfortunately, many people feel the exact opposite with the holiday season. For them it could feel like too much exhaustion or fighting that comes from seeing extended family. It could be grief behind missing someone special…

The Benefits of Dry Brushing

By Karen Berrios | November 17, 2020

I absolutely love to dry brush. I find it to be such a sweet act of self-care, a way to connect my mind and body and, not to mention, I feel amazing after I dry brush. I believe it is a practice that all cancer patients and survivors should implement multiple times a week. I…