3 Ways Music Can Improve Your Mental Health

By Maya Benattar, MA, MT-BC, LCAT Reprinted with permission from: mayabenattar.com (Photo Credit: Gavin Whitner ) As we move through our often busy lives, music is all around us. There is rhythm in a crowd crossing a busy street or a yoga class moving through a Sun Salutation, melody in the cacophony of taxi horns or […]

Why Join A Support Group? A Personal Perspective

By Barbara Cervoni, LMSW, ACSW Director of Services and Communication Chances are, you never thought of joining a support group. Maybe you’re not even sure what a support group is. Or maybe you’re worried about how it might feel to participate. It’s not unusual to be hesitant about trying something new. We understand. That’s why […]

Making a Difference is Simpler Than You Think

It’s obvious that receiving a cancer diagnosis is overwhelming. As a result, friends and loved ones often feel powerless. They think there’s nothing they could possibly do that will make a difference. At Support Connection, we know that’s not true at all. Even the smallest act of kindness can make a bad day better for […]

Open Discussion Groups: A Place to Feel Less Alone

Why do we have “Open Discussion Groups” on specific topics related to a cancer diagnosis? It’s because, as any of us who’ve been diagnosed knows and understands, there is often “fallout” from a diagnosis and treatment. We all feel like deer in a headlight after hearing the words “you have cancer.” We do everything we […]