• Sarah E. Brown

Life Lessons from a Cancer Diagnosis with Deanna Won

When someone gets a cancer diagnosis, what's the path towards being able to move out of that?


How does someone get through fear?


You really need to be able to come from a place of peace, where you are feeling centered and calm. Especially when you make the decisions for the approach you want to take to heal.


Deanna Won is the Founder of Keynotes to Life, a speaker, ovarian cancer and hospice survivor, and holistic health coach.


In this episode, Deanna shared her moving story of how she battled ovarian cancer and recovered out of hospice where she was given just 4 weeks to live. She shared how she found gratitude and other important life lessons coping with that difficult situation, the disposition she had, and the treatment she chose to take to heal and recover.


Learn how this transformative life experience led Deanna to become a holistic health coach who inspires people to reach their highest potential by integrating leadership principles with purposeful and healthy living.



What you will learn from this episode:


  • Discover how to find gratitude and keep a positive attitude in a cancer journey

  • Learn the disposition you need when making decisions in choosing the treatment you want to take in a cancer situation

  • Learn how the simple of act of meditative breathing helped Deanna cope with cancer and how she used fear as motivation to get herself out of that difficult situation


"This [being diagnosed with cancer] is happening for you. And you need to be open to receiving the lessons that this experience is going to bring. Not only to you but probably the people around you."

- Deanna Won



Valuable Free Resource:


Your journey to vibrant health starts here!

FREE e-book "The Sugar & Cancer Connection:

visit: https://deannawon.com



Topics Covered:


03:33 - A recount of how Deanna was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the ordeal she went through, the treatment she chose that led to her miraculous recovery, and how this transformative life experience led her to do what she is advocating now


13:09 - Knowing the client’s entire health history and background. Connecting the dots of how you live your life. Deanna takes us into the whole process of how it is like working with her as a health and holistic coach


15:51 - Not realizing how complex cancer is. The common mistakes her clients make before finding Deanna’s solution


18:11 - Deanna’s one free actionable tip: "If you are diagnosed with something, embrace what's going on in your life for the lessons that you may be able to learn from it, being grateful for this opportunity to see what in your life needs to be changed for the better."


20:21 - Deanna’s one free resource: her ebook "Sugar and Cancer Connection" available on her website


20:55 - Fear is not necessarily a bad thing. How does one get through the fear? Deanna shares the path that helps move on from that fear



Key Takeaways:


"In order to reverse disease, you have to identify what the causes are. Stop some of what's causing it, then you have a hope of being able to either reverse or even stop the progression of the disease."- Deanna Won


“We really are spirits having a human experience. Even though your physical body might be deteriorating, you have a spirit, that's your, your essence. That part is not going to die.” - Deanna Won


“We're in this human experience really to learn to grow in our character." - Deanna Won


"I think fear kind of motivates us into action. But then, if you continue in fear, the actions you take based on fear, you're going to reap the fruit of fear. And so you need to be able to come from a place of peace where you're feeling centered, calm, and at peace when you make the decisions on the approach you want to make." - Deanna Won


“[Q: When someone gets a diagnosis, what's the path towards being able to move out of that?] A: You really need to be able to come from a place of peace, where you are feeling centered and calm. Especially when you make the decisions for the approach you want to take to heal.”- Deanna Won



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