In this episode I talk with Paige Davis about cancer as an opportunity to soften + be curious instead of engage in a battle. We talk about mindfulness practices, noticing how stress affects your body + how perspective is everything.
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Cancer as a battle to be fought vs. the body’s genius and wisdom to self-protect
Viewing any crisis as an opportunity to soften into more love + compassion
Importance of noticing when stress is affecting your body
The power of visualization + intention in terms of transforming substances
Viewing tumors: spreading vs. containment
The power of softening + surrendering to allow life’s challenges transform us
How the ‘Power through it’ mentality harms us if we engage in it too much
Fear, fearlessness + working with the reality of death
Working with Mindfulness practices now vs. waiting for a crisis
Being kind to yourself + staying curious
Paige Davis is a mindfulness trainer, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor. She is the author of Here We Grow: Mindfulness Through Cancer and Beyond, a story of meeting fear and uncertainty with mindfulness, meaning, and the unconditional love inherent in us all. Paige works with companies, teams and individuals where she facilitates mindfulness and meditation programming designed to enhance communication, productivity, and managing high-demand situations with more clarity, compassion and creativity. Paige is also co-founder of social impact brand,BlueAvocado. The company’s thoughtful designs and creative solutions invite people to live a greener, simpler, and more mindful life. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Ozy, Health, and Mindful Magazine. Learn more at hellopaigedavis.com.
Follow her on Instagram: @hellopaigedavis