Finding Some Calm In The Storm

Making positive lifestyle changes requires courage, honesty, reflection, and the not-so-simple ability to be aware of the choices you make every hour of every day.

This Mindset Toolkit supports the information and guidance you receive in the Mindset Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The resources on this page will help you make lasting lifestyle changes that will decrease inflammation and enhance your immune system’s ability to fight disease.

Articles & Research

Mindfulness training helped adherence to DASH diet

In a study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers found that a mindfulness program adapted to improving health behaviors to lower blood pressure improved interoceptive awareness (ie, being more a…

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Stress and Cancer

In a study published in Nature Reviews Cancer, found that the chronic stress response can release substances that can make us more vulnerable to cancer and to progression of cancer.

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Social Support Lowers Level of a Tumor Growth Factor

In a study published in Cancer, women with ovarian cancer who had higher levels of social support had lower levels of a cytokine that promotes tumor growth.

Apps

Apps To Manage Stress

Recommended by Margaret Fletcher, ACLP Mindset Instructor Mindfulness.com Meditation App Features: Offers guided meditations, courses, and teachings from world-renowned experts.

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Mindfulness program helps adherence to DASH diet designed to lower high blood pressure

A study published in JAMA Network Open found that a mindfulness program adapted to improving health behaviors to lower blood pressure improved hunger/fullness awareness and adherence to the DASH diet…

Articles & Research

Depression and Anxiety Do Not Appear to Increase the Risk of Getting Cancer

Depression and anxiety do not appear to increase the risk of getting cancer, according to according to a meta-analysis published in Cancer.

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