Energy Gain Wisdom: Strategies for Maximizing Support and Emotional Wellbeing for Caregivers & PatientsPosted: January 23, 2014
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Watch the following presentation by Dianne Shumay, PhD, Associate Director, UCSF Psycho-Oncology, and Erik Peper, PhD, Professor Holistic Health, SFSU. This invited lecture was presented January 19, 2014 at the NorCal CarciNET/UCSF 2014 Patient Conference, hosted by: NorCal CarciNET Community & UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, at the Krutch Theater (Clark-Kerr) on the UC Berkeley Campus.
In this interview with Dr. Larry Berkelhammer, Dr. Erik Peper discusses the statement from the World Health Organization “Disease is a rupture in life’s harmony”. He also offers two pragmatic behavioral approaches to optimize health:
- Observe energy drains and gains and then decrease energy drains and increase energy gains
- Take movement breaks to increase energy and prevent immobility syndrome