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breath work



musical interlude


inspirational motivations

informative links

healing perspectives

support persons

support groups

sample testings

surgical procedures

complicated issues

...other issues

paperwork examples



ATTENTION: As with all new practices please check with your healthcare professional. The information within is not medical advice.

The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method

What to do When You're Triggered by the Breathing in Yoga: A Trauma-Informed Understanding

Bessell van der Kolk:

Overcome Trauma With Yoga


Dr Andrew Weil MD

4-7-8 breathing technique


R Christian Minson @ Breathflow Wellness

5-minute Daily Breath Practice

*coming soon


SSW presents: 

*coming soon

Rythmia's John Jacob Mubarak

(*this meditation is similar to the guided meditation done in the relaxation therapy group at the cancer agency)

Rise Up: The Meadow, A Mediation to Release

Rythmia's Paola Castro:

Simplicity- Peace Begins with Me

Rise Up: Rythmia's Daily Mediation

Deepak Chopra:

The Secret of Love: Meditations for Attracting and Being In Love

Insight Timer

App- timer, guided, sleep, music, beginners


App- custom sounds with timer


Gaiam Rodney Yee's Yoga for Beginners

This is the first Yoga I ever tried. I still use it today. I found it worth buying. 

Yoga with Adriene

Yoga For Complete Beginners - 20 Minute Home Yoga Workout.

The Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method

Gentle & Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Sequence for Grounding and Upper Body Release 


musical interludes

Solitudes, Vol. 12: Listen to the Loons

Dan Gibson

Born To Be Alive

Patrick Hernandez:

Bartók Béla

Concerto for Orchestra - V. Finale

The Rose

Bette Midler


WOW: A Woman of Worth Book 6- Aging at Any Age with Moxie (Pause. Breathe. Shift.)

Tammy Scarlett

Real Love

Greg Baer MD

The 5 Love Languages

Gary Chapman PhD

The Happiness (R)Evolution

Pam Ellis PhD

The Happiness (R)Evolution Creative Exploration Journal Diary

Pam Ellis PhD

Journey to the Heart: Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul

Melody Beattie

The Four Agreements

don Miguel Ruiz

One Great Year Series

Tamara Veitch and Rene Defazio

The Good Living Guide to Natural and Herbal Remedies

Katolen Yardley

Eat Feel Fresh: A Contemporary, Plant-Based Ayurvedic Cookbook

Sahara Rose Ketabi

inspirational motivations

Everyday Energy Healing

Leanna Winberg

Brené Brown

The power of vulnerability


informative links


Certified Advanced Integrative Energy Healing™ Practitioners

Trauma Sensitive Yoga West

Nicola Mosley, MSW, RSW, E-RYT500, TCTSY-F

Ticking Time Bombs Blog

Rachel, your average twenty-something goes for a bilateral mastectomy..."Welcome to my world of BRCA genes, plastic surgery, and snap-in-front bras"


Temporary tatoos- 30 seconds to Wholeness

Empowering women to reclaim their bodies after mastectomies

Healing Trauma & Addiction

Dr. Gabor Mate

healing perspectives

Human Becoming: A Guide to Soul-Centered Living

R.M. Lamb PhD

Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self

Anodea Judith

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk MD 

Trauma-sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing The Body Into Treatment

David Emerson

Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis

James L Oschman PhD

When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

Gabor Maté MD 

Integrative Cancer Care: The Power of Being Informed

Adam McLeod (former ND), BSc First Class Honours

support persons

My Partner has Breast Cancer: What can I do?

How can I be helpful

Recipes for Disaster (coming soon)

meal prep exchange group/registery

support groups

Fierce, Flat, Forward (private)

Fierce, Flat, Forward is a support group for women at different points of their breast cancer journey who are either flat, going flat, or wanting to research/explore “living the FLAT life”

Fierce, Flat, Forward- Database (private)

Search out local support and companion patients

Breast Implant Illness and Healing by Nicole (private)

n uplifting space to support you through breast implant illness, explant, detoxification and healing from saline and silicone breast implants because we've experienced it. 

Healing Breast Implant Illness Society of North America

Public website

Breast Implant Failure and Illness - Canada (private)

This group offers information and support for Canadian women adversely affected by Breast Implants.

sample testings

Self Exam





CT Scan

PET Scan

Lab Work

frequent lab tests and blood work will keep your status monitored white blood cell counts, electrolyte levels...some labs provide online results.

BII (breast implant illness)

BIA-ALCL (breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma)

Hereditary Testing

Pathology Report

surgical procedures

Port-a-cath Insertion

Lymph-node Dissection

Partial Mastectomy (aka Lumpectomy)

Mastectomy (unilateral)

Bilateral Mastecomy

Prophylactic Mastecomy

Breast Reconstruction

Implant Reconstruction

Implant Reconstruction with Expanders

Nipple Reconstruction


Flat Closure

complicated issues


Neuropathy (breast cancer)

Neuropathy (surgical)

Capsular Contracture

other issues

Women’s Health Issues and Dangerous Products

"Women have a unique set of health challenges..." 

(guide by Lanier Law Firm)

paperwork examples

Biopsy Surgical Pathology Report

July 16, 2013

Mastectomy Surgical Pathology Report

August 19, 2013

Chemotherapy Protocol (as described by Oncologist)

September 17, 2013

Special Thanks, Credits and Kudos

Niki Rickert Photography

The Soul's Journey Lesson Cards- James Van Praagh

*hearth photo

*ball photo

*bed photo

*bawl photo


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