Posts tagged “Staying Positive”

Give In, Give Up, or Give It Your All

by Jane Ashley

A WhatNext member’s post prompted me to find out who proclaimed, “In life, you have three choices. Give in, give up or give it your all.” Charleston Parker, a self-taught theologian and author of One Soul, Many Faces , wrote this sage advice in 2013. 

Give In Give Up Or Give It Your All (1)

He probably didn’t have a cancer diagnosis in mind when he penned this quote, but his quote seems to check all of the boxes when we or a loved one has cancer.

Give In

The term, “give in,” has several different meanings. It can mean to...

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30 Ways to Stay Positive When You Have Cancer

by Brittany McNabb-WhatNext

We recently posted a question on the site about how you remain positive in the face of cancer. We got a lot of great responses and below is a summary of them. We hope they inspire you to be the best you can be.

1. I look at each day as a new day.
“I have always been positive but when first diagnosed I had good and dark days. I tell people every day is not a good day,but everyday I wake up is a great day.” - weighmaster
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2. I tell myself it could be worse.
“It could have...

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