3 Tips: How to Survive When Bad Things Happen to Good People – Like You

How To Survive When Bad Things Happen“Being at odds with your-selves is self-defeating. United you stand. Divided you fall.” ~ Kathleen O-Keefe-Kanavos-author.

Affirmation ♥~ The more grateful I am, the more reasons I find to be grateful.

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Sometimes you don’t know what you are made of until you start to fall apart and your best parts pop out and hold you together. You are made up of so much more than id, ego and super ego. Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. That’s life. But, you don’t have to be a victim of circumstances. In fact, listening to our inner-guidance can save you from being a victim at all.

I embarked on a similar journey to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland when I fell down the rabbit hole of Cancerland. As a child I had been encouraged to suppress my intuitive gifts of hearing voices, playing with imaginary friends and drawing auras. It was not acceptable in my school or church. So, I locked my intuitions away in the depths of my mind. But, when my life was threatened by misdiagnosis and Hospital Policy my guides blew off the doors of their cell and flew to my rescue. Rather than being a victim of circumstances, I self-advocated and became an active participant in my race for life.

My guides lead me through my tunnel of crisis and out the other side.

Illness is the vehicle that drives my bigger story of survival against all odds while locked in a relationship triangle between my husband and crisis. What is driving you? Who will be the victor?

Embracing intuition built a bridge that remained under constant construction and stretched between conventional and metaphysical healing. It became my bridge-to-everywhere which manifested exits and new entrances on the road to a complete healing of mind body and spirit.

Cancerland is an intellectual, emotional, and intuitive amusement park where every ride, game, and attraction demonstrates a different aspect of humanity’s complexities and individualism during the process of healing. The same hold true for any Crisisland where you must seek multiple explanations of the way things are in the physical, spiritual, psychic, and dream world of health and emotional trauma.

Crisis is humbling and comes in many forms. It can be:

  • a life threatening illness,
  • a lifestyle change,
  • divorce
  • death
  • financial downturns
  • or all of the above.

Crisis is guaranteed to knock you down with its series of catastrophes that begin with discovery, often with no end in sight. Your Intuition can play an important part in survival and is defined as instinctively knowing without conscious reasoning.

Three things I seek to present by writing this multi-media blog is:

  1. An alternative to ignoring your intuition in favor of science
  2. Or ignoring science in favor of intuition.
  3. Why limit yourself with one when you can use both to your advantage?

Don’t be a victim of circumstances.

The best way to survive any crisis is to mix intuitive and scientific information and then cross-check them against each other for answers which are indisputably correct. Listen, then verify. Believe but validate. By respecting both modalities, you double your chances of finding correct answers to complicated issues.

It is time to stop ignoring yourself and discover your voice.

Every challenge you overcame creates a new part of your inner voice/personality. In order to effectively battle crisis, you must get in touch with your inner selves and work together toward the goal of survival by using everything available to you. By searching within yourself through dreams, meditation, or prayer, you will find your own set of answers to any challenge.

Kathleen O'Keefe-Kanavos Breast Cancer Authority ContributorAbout Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos: TV & Radio Host, International Bestselling Author SURVIVING CANCERLAND: Intuitive Aspects of Healing(Cypress House) appeared on NBC News. Kat survived 3 breast cancers diagnosed by dreams missed by doctors & believes dreams can diagnose your life. Did you have a déjà vu or a dream come true? She’s one of the busiest speakers/authors in the industry,  the “go-to authority” on Survivor-to-Thriver in Health, Wealth & Relationships, Keynote speaker, Wicked Housewives ON Cape Cod TV Producer/Host, Cape Women Online Magazine, Wellness Women 40 and Beyond, and Women’s Voices Magazine columnist, American Express Open Forum contributor, (IASD) International Association for the Study of Dreams Speaker/Presenter,& R.A.Bloch Cancer Foundation Hotline Counselor & Gilda’s Club Mentor; Kat is featured on radio, in magazines &  newspapers, , Every Way Woman TV, & the Waking Universe TV documentary, SURVIVING CANCERLAND: Intuitive Aspects of Healing is her first of three books on waking up to dreams that diagnose life.  Learn more @ http://survivingcancerland.com/ Represented by Publicist Paul Krupin, 707-964-9520

 

When Given A Choice – Take Both (Part One)

When Given A Choice Have Your CakeBy Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos Author of Surviving Cancerland

“Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.”  ~Leo Tolstoy

It is time to stop ignoring ourselves! What I seek to present in this article is an alternative to ignoring our intuition in favor of science or ignoring science in favor of intuition.  Why limit ourselves with one when we can use both to our advantage?

Don’t be a victim of circumstances.

The best way to survive any crisis is to:
·                  mix intuitional and scientific information and then
·                  cross-check them against each other for answers that are indisputably correct.

Listen, then verify. Believe but validate. By respecting both of these modalities in life, we double our chances of finding correct answers.
It is time to stop ignoring ourselves, discover our voice and speak our truth. Every challenge we overcame creates a new part of our inner voice/personality.

In order to effectively battle crisis we must:
·                  get in touch with our inner selves and
·                  work together toward the goal of survival by using everything available to us.

By searching within ourselves through:
·                  dreams,
·                  meditation,
·                  or prayer,
we will find our own set of answers to any challenge.

When faced with crisis many of us are engulfed by fear of the unknown. When my intuitive suspicion of breast cancer was medically confirmed, I considered suicide as a means of freeing myself from a painful uncertainty. I wanted to avoid the gruesome death Mom had suffered from cancer sixteen months earlier. Before I had time to fully grieve for Mom, I was grieving for myself.

Unfortunately, when facing crisis, many of us forget that we are armed with lessons learned throughout life.

In order to be successful:
·                  Our inner selves must become reunited in the goal to survive.
·                  Everyone battling any life-threatening crisis has his or her own set of questions concerning treatment and survival.
Questions concerning intuition often remain unanswered by the medical field and conventional society. Spiritual guides, angels, intuition, gut instincts, call them what you will, “voices” and dreams have gotten a bad rap in society. Just ask Joan of Arc.  Her voices were a double-edged sword that led to victory in battle and then to the stake as a witch. Yet, dreams saved my life.  Without the intervention of my inner-voices, I believe I would be dead, and this article would be a buried idea.

Join me again for Part 2 of this article when I discuss the rules to a prosperous life and guardian angels as described by Padre Pio In his book Send Me Your Guardian Angel.
This article is a compilation of context taken from the book SURVIVING CANCERLAND: The Intuitive Aspects of Healing by Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos.

Kathleen O’Keefe-KanavosAbout the author- Kathleen (Kat) O’Keefe-Kanavos is an author, inspirational speaker, Radio Host, and three-time breast cancer survivor who penned SURVIVING CANCERLAND: The Intuitive Aspects of Healing http://www.survivingcancerland.com/    http://accessyourinnerguide.com/  She is represented by  Steve Allen Media and is part of WakeUpWomen www.wakeupwomen.com

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