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Opportunity in Illness: How a Diagnosis Can Save Your Life

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Is there a way your negative diagnosis can positively change your life?
Air Date: 9/3/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Sarah Corey, AADP
Sarah CoreySarah Corey, Healthy Lifestyle Coach, empowers men and women to take control of their bodies, careers, and relationships to lead a life of passion.

Sarah believes that healthy lifestyle change is not just about changing your diet, but also about investigating patterns, beliefs and behaviors sabotaging your efforts. Working together, she will help you develop obtainable goals fostering positive change to achieve long-term success.

Sarah is an AADP certified health coach, who received her nutritional training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC.

Here she studied under well know health leaders such as Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Mark Hyman and Dr. Barry Sears, amongst others.

She also holds a B.S in Management, Marketing and Electronic Media Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to become a Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Sarah worked as a management and technology consultant at Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Sarah is currently a forth year medical student, pursuing her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ.
Opportunity in Illness: How a Diagnosis Can Save Your Life
If you haven't been feeling yourself for a long period of time, it could feel like a huge weight is lifted off your shoulder when you finally get a diagnosis.

On the other hand, finding out the reality of your medical condition can cause a wave of emotions to occur, leaving you completely devastated.

Is there a way you can turn your negative diagnosis into a new way of positive thinking?

Finding out life-changing news can be overwhelming, but there may be an opportunity to look at other aspects of your life that could be contributing to the diagnosis you now have to deal with.

It also can be easy to become consumed with your diagnosis, where you constantly see yourself as just the diagnosis and nothing else.

What are some ways you can change your diagnosis into a positive opportunity?

Sarah Corey joins Dr. Holly to share ways you can change the way you think and feel after a diagnosis, as well as why it's important to continue to stay positive in all aspects of your life.