The Healing Journey
“The Healing Journey program at Wellspring changed my life. Cancer no longer consumes me. I’ve learned to enjoy the days I have, the people I love, and the life that I live.”
E.T. Wellspring member
What you can do to help yourself heal from cancer.
When cancer strikes us or our loved ones, it can be one of the most frightening experiences of our lives. More and more people are seeking ways they can help themselves cope and live well with cancer, in addition to receiving medical treatment.
We would all like relief from the stress and emotional turmoil that the disease brings in its wake; we would like to do whatever we can to make a recurrence less likely and, if we have advanced cancer, we may desperately want to know whether we can help ourselves to live longer.
The Healing Journey is a program for people who want to learn how to help themselves when they have cancer. It is a practical course, providing simple but proven psychological and spiritual tools which promote inner harmony, peace and healing, methods that can help any of us become a “healed person”.
Since 1982, the program has been developed and researched at a large cancer treatment and research centre. Published research on the Healing Journey, together with the research of other scientists, shows that using these methods regularly can significantly diminish anxiety and depression, restore a sense of control, and relieve symptoms like fatigue, nausea, and pain.
There is also some published evidence that when people with advanced cancers get very involved with helping themselves psychologically and spiritually they may live longer than medically predicted. Many factors are involved with these findings, and not all are well understood. Although extended life cannot be guaranteed, ongoing research will hopefully one day shed more light on this possibility.