Kris Ellenberg: Wellness is a Balancing Act

Finding wellness during and after cancer treatment can be challenging. Given the physical and emotional rigors of treatment and its aftermath, how can one develop and nurture a state of wellness that encompasses the mind, body, and spirit?

In this episode I talk with Kris Ellenberg, who in 2011 was diagnosed with Stage 2B breast cancer. We explore Kris’s strategies for finding wellness during and after her cancer treatment. Kris talks about developing a practice around wellness that supplemented her medical treatments for cancer with less conventional approaches such as Gyrotonics, yoga, lymphatic massage, acupuncture, Chinese herbs, meditation, and hypnotherapy. We also discuss the roles that community and social support, spiritual practice, and simply taking care of one’s self play in the active pursuit of wellness.

2 thoughts on “Kris Ellenberg: Wellness is a Balancing Act

  1. Dearest Kris
    So good, but so sad to hear your voice. I’ve been crying since I heard the news this afternoon. You’re an angel, and our community will take care of your girls! Sending you all the love that you deserved while you were here. With all my love to you and the girls and Gary!
    Carole and Dara

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