Therapies

I am frequently asked what therapies I currently follow or have done during my healing journey. I’ve created this section to answer this question, providing information about the various therapies that I’ve either tried and/or continue to follow for my healing.

Grief and Despair: Stage 2 Psychology of Cancer

By Karen Berrios | August 10, 2020

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…

Psychology of Cancer Stage-1

By Karen Berrios | August 5, 2020

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,…

Can We Become Masters of Our Own Healing?

By Karen Berrios | August 3, 2020

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…

Top 10 Plant-Based Thyroid Healing Foods

By Karen Berrios | July 30, 2020

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…

What is Tumeric Good For?

By Karen Berrios | July 24, 2020

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…

Is Functional Medicine the Solution to a Broken Healthcare System?

By Karen Berrios | July 23, 2020

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…