Embracing Change: A Journey of Healing Through the Lens of Stage IV Cancer

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the face of adversity, we often find the profound capacity of the human spirit to heal. This sentiment is particularly exemplified in the journey of those facing stage IV cancer. Through personal experience, I have come to realize that the turmoil on the inside often serves as a mirror reflecting the areas in our lives that are in need of healing. It is a poignant reminder that challenges, be they disease or other life tribulations, present us with opportunities for growth, transformation, and healing from within. My journey towards…

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Turning Negative Into Positive Series: Chemotherapy Perks

Reading Time: 5 minutes Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts on October 1st. I was diagnosed with stage IV triple-negative breast cancer at the end of 2016. I started treatment in 2017, receiving six rounds of chemotherapy, a double-mastectomy, six weeks of radiation, and six more surgeries in 2018. My experience was life-altering, and shifting gears from fear into love and gratitude was the secret to my healing and thriving. In fact, I founded a company called Zero Negative, spreading love and gratitude through accessories that give back to UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation. I…

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