The NETWORK, Luxembourg’s oldest worldwide skilled enterprise girls’s affiliation, kicked off the autumn season on Wednesday with a digital occasion on the essential matter of most cancers and “Thriving in Adversity”.
The occasion, organised in collaboration with Assume Pink Luxembourg, introduced collectively 25 members.
The primary a part of the occasion noticed representatives of Assume Pink Luxembourg introduce the organisation and share recommendations on easy methods to detect most cancers early. Created by a small group of volunteers in 2009, Assume Pink Luxembourg is an area non-profit organisation which works to lift consciousness of cancers affecting girls, to help girls residing with most cancers in Luxembourg and to lift funds to fulfill these aims.
Like many organisations, the non-profit has suffered from the pandemic, notably with the cancellation of varied fundraising occasions. Nevertheless, considered one of its most essential occasions, Race for the Treatment, goes forward in hybrid mode on Sunday 10 October 2021. The NETWORK will likely be sending its personal staff to take part. Additional info, together with registration particulars, is out there at www.raceforthecure.eu.
Carrie Cannon, co-founder and Chairwoman of Assume Pink Luxembourg, shared a few of her ideas (as a nurse) on easy methods to detect breast most cancers. She notably emphasised the significance of attending to know your personal physique: “If you don’t know what is normal, how do you know what is not normal?”
Visitor speaker Denise Clarke, a certified psychologist, psychotherapist and trainer, led the second a part of this occasion. Denise shared her private most cancers story, specializing in her dedication to stay – to thrive, not simply survive. She notably mentioned how she modified her mindset, her weight loss plan and even her physician after being identified with colon most cancers two years in the past.
Denise’s testimony paved the best way for members to debate how they might change their lives for the higher of their respective breakout rooms. Among the major takeaways included the significance of creating little modifications at first and build up a routine. Different essential points have been wholesome consuming, meditation, having a supportive community and setting boundaries (and never feeling responsible about sticking to them).
The NETWORK President Marie Louise Ashworth additionally invited one of many members, Juan, who had been a key determine in Denise’s restoration, to guide a two-minute meditation session to assist members refocus.
Marie Louise concluded by thanking everybody for his or her openness, including that she was “proud of The NETWORK for this safe environment we have created”. She notably thanked Assume Pink Luxembourg for attending and for all their work and Denise Clarke for sharing her story.
The NETWORK plans to carry its subsequent occasion on “The Art of Investing” in-person at On line casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains on Sunday 24 October 2021. Save the date!