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Creativity Is Calling

By Rogel Center Staff — 2016

“Making art that is meaningful to you can provide support that is nontraditional, creative and unique to your personal journey.”

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‘American Veteran’ Honors the Many Faces of the U.S. Soldier

On the heels of America’s longest war, a new PBS documentary series sits down with nearly 50 veterans in hopes of helping to bridge a growing gap.

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Olympic Swimmer Nathan Adrian on Testicular Cancer Diagnosis: I ‘Felt Betrayed by My Own Body’

For the first time in forever, Nathan Adrian truly has no idea if he’ll have a strong swim Friday. And at this point, it doesn’t really matter to the five-time Olympic gold medalist. He’s simply elated to be back.

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I Was Betrayed by My Body

‘Skin cancer worked its way into my lymph nodes. I was devastated.’

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Experiences with Cancer, Captured in Works of Art

The program Brushes with Cancer pairs patients with artists whose works make visible a disease that can be invisible and isolating.

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The Psychosocial Side of Cancer

A cancer diagnosis brings a wealth of psychological challenges. In fact, adults living with cancer have a six-time higher risk for psychological disability than those not living with cancer.

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Life After Cancer: Finding Meaning in the Mundane

I need to slowly add the important things back into my life.

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How My Cancer Diagnosis Gave Me a New Purpose in Life

It wasn’t until I was awakened early one morning by a phone call from my urologist who informed me that I had prostate cancer that I started to panic. It took me a few seconds to comprehend what he was saying. He then ticked off a list of things I had to do.

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Finding Meaning in the Face of Suffering

An added component of cancer treatment is discovering what is most meaningful in the patient’s life and using that to buoy them during difficult moments. That, in a nutshell, is the psychiatrist's role.

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Existentialist Psychologist, Auschwitz Survivor Viktor Frankl Explains How to Find Meaning in Life, No Matter What Challenges You Face

Frankl’s thesis echoes those of many sages, from Buddhists to Stoics to his 20th century Existentialist contemporaries: “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

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A 12-Step Guide to Finding More Meaning in Life

Former monk Jay Shetty reveals a dozen ways to achieve a more fulfilling, happy and meaningful day-to-day life.

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