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Hello welcome to -- call them document in 2009.
Forty year old -- Russo was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer.
She didn't take the news as a death sentence instead.
-- adopted the practices of health and wellness school doctor Deepak Chopra -- change your attitude deepen her spiritual practice and -- Healthier now almost four years later she is cancer free.
Both are here today to share their message of maintaining harmony -- cancer -- you both to the program.
-- -- -- -- What was your turning point I -- night and -- I said that you know you were diagnosed with a very serious illness and then something switch from.
And you said you know what this is not gonna get asked what was -- turning point.
When I was first diagnosed.
I asked if they could fix it and they said yes -- I was gonna die and they said no.
So I went through chemo and surgery.
Came back for a test and found that it had now metastasized to my line.
And so now it's now on my mind all of -- sudden it's really serious they're all my -- it's moving.
I need to make some changes in my life -- you family -- to think about -- I'm the mother of four boys and a wonderful husband and -- there was I was not going to leave those children.
Talk to me about the mind body connection.
The first one you have to recognize that -- through pay is of course you need to well on the team because -- -- -- -- and you know.
People who do.
-- bed their bodies -- -- so.
-- -- The best thing we can do to do is combined the best treatments and medicine biological treatments -- are getting better by the day right.
-- these integrative approaches -- is -- your feeling that patience -- say with cancer.
When they get this mind and body harmony.
In the way that -- body response to let's say the treatment.
They excel that it sent through -- yes.
And that's a very important -- -- treatment because if you're stressed.
For example of the that is his own bio chemistry cortisone goes up adrenaline goes up.
Your hormones get messed up in -- -- -- the healing I think that a lot of traditional medicine and you will.
Fails to recognize that and you say okay here's your surgery is your chemo.
Have a nice day and Gasquet didn't write your note to express your emotions -- repressing that.
That -- about a lack of impact to and I think that the better centers.
You know that bit better cancer centers centers of excellence.
Are adopting this -- there's not a philosophy this fact this fact this scientific fact.
That -- your emotions have a lot to do.
Revealing that's your diet has a lot to do exercise sleep -- -- so I have your.
Top six tips and that's you know -- -- listen up everybody top six picks I think this is what.
The first one is set -- some priorities what do you mean by that -- it goes says assembly she'll be slain notes that this and this they've -- you want to be.
And what it's going to take in terms of flight senate -- -- in terms of standard treatment that's the first thing right.
And okay and it did you did you follow that that advice.
Yes I I'm very much a person where I wanna know what's coming next right I want -- -- okay we're gonna get us up in the morning that's right -- so so Gabrielle let them tell me who are ongoing challenges with the direction that give me the next Portland their taxes.
Right Atlanta that I needed to have a plan all right.
This is huge.
Again you are the guru of this maintain a healthy -- -- some bullets.
It made of anything that's process through find a manufactured.
So did -- -- did anything that comes in the can known as a liberal.
You know she did that she blunted her own garden and went to the Bahamas market and it is -- out of minding your own garden.
My husband and two older boys went down and got out who can share what -- like -- -- my little side.
And we have -- in the backyard so they've put a big fence around -- we have a huge garden and my when you plant tomatoes and that is and terrorism all those good stuff we plan a lot a lot of that gap that we make our own self -- we planted fruit trees.
As always saying is he natural he -- -- -- natural mom.
One of processing and refining what's in lots of additives -- -- -- it's right there is to say is genetically modified and all of that right.
Ed did you eliminate red meat for instance.
-- we eat very little red meat by a red meat that we comes from the house on the round.
I watched that count your lucky you know we got no cows in the city yeah -- -- farmers' markets into everywhere so you can all right so so go organic eat natural estimate to.
Then the three practice meditation.
-- both of them have a -- profound effect because then you meditate.
You -- be quiet in stone and that extended itself through there.
Because in my in Clinton's own visualization.
Actually changes -- behavior changes.
It motivates you to do all of the things have to visualize.
They have the energy -- to enjoy food buddy in a quiet.
Rest -- mind then that in itself will influence -- you.
And do other things your behavior.
You -- relationship to social interactions.
Your dad -- -- be influenced by visualization.
-- did you -- did you ever meditated before Earl Woods.
Before all this no no but once I got sick.
It was part of it was in the spring and I would love -- love the warmth of this on my face and mind I would say outside that night I pictured.
All of my kids home.
With a big swimming pool in the backyard and this is what we're going to be doing when I was healthy right -- and we did that.
I love this one express your emotions you know it's not that you have to think because of -- -- -- you have to get in touch with your emotions.
You have to shed them would somebody that you love as she did -- -- husband.
You have to release them.
You have to express them because if you repressed emotions that creates its own right so -- -- -- -- about your problems yeah tell people -- of scale or you have -- -- you're sad or angry he does through right.
And and that expression.
Sometimes it can be gender -- Right okay assumptions can be shedding right and sometimes it can be in releasing the emotion through -- too late in the breeding practice.
On it actually enraging known some notes and going to church and offering it to the last two that you say.
Rhesus -- needing yourself and then you say learned the science of self repair yet connect to peace harmony laughter and love.
That's it simple as that it's not complicated he had not we make it -- -- of healing emotions today right tell tell me that again.
Peace harmony laughter and love.
That's that's a beautiful thing and and certainly Christie.
You incorporated that into your life.
-- my my husband and I walk every night.
And especially before I'm gonna -- -- -- are much farther.
I'm apart now right but out to him to be okay.
I'm nervous he's -- -- -- -- -- you know and -- yes it's going to be fine you know I mean it is I have always had -- talked so.
Are you a different person -- very much so yeah in what way I'm not I'm more time.
Some people wait a doctor's office -- get irritated but.
Tell you what made some people we -- so I'm I'm more shocked that values and I am -- I do not think that my cancer is coming back I believe that.
Your mind has a lot to do with killing your body.
Graduated maybe I should say that we -- through in the event sponsored birds in and today include colon cancer awareness -- in Britain should.
I I -- -- dissipates and this awareness that's right.
Deal -- where doctor Chopra you said something that I think I find it is very profound mistake she's -- peaks.
A peaceful mind is more important than the post of mine because the buzz of -- and you should really working -- it it.
It can be stress could be buzzed and gloves and right and -- it is peace right so wholly different thing and because all of the biochemist -- to disappearance and that's important for the longevity and important for life.
Yes all right well thank you so much for both of you for joining me here today inspiration.
You as always are the world this is it's and I am honored to have you here -- and I hope it's not the first for the last time thank you so thank you.
And if you have a health question you can email me your fox and document -- functions dot com thanks for watching the fox -- -- document.
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