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Books by Heather Erickson

Boundaries in caregiving

I’ve written about caregiver burnout in the past. Today my post will highlight bow setting boundaries in your caregiving relationship can ease that burnout as well as the guilt that both the caregiver and patient often feel as a result.“There Read more…


Physical affection

Everyone’s personal comfort level when it comes to physical touch is different. I’m writing this from the perspective of someone who isn’t big on physical affection (except when it’s from my husband). That being said, I find great value in Read more…


What to Avoid Saying to a Friend With Cancer

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is what to say to support a friend facing cancer. Asking this question shows how much they care for their friend. People who avoid friends facing cancer often do so because Read more…


Ways to give financial support

This is one of those weeks when I’m struggling to come up with an idea for a new blog post. So I looked through some questions I’ve been asked on Quora and found one that I haven’t written about here. I Read more…


Living With Cancer A Day in the Life of a Cancer Patient

What does a day in the life of a cancer patient look like? I’m asked this question a lot by people who want a better idea of how to support a loved one who’s living with cancer. A couple of Read more…


It’s the 1st Wednesday of the month again. That’s when I take part in Alex J. Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group. The IWSG Day question for July is: What is one valuable lesson you’ve learned since you started writing? My answer: Take Read more…

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