120 Lori Ball: How to Use Your Experiences with Adversity to Help Others

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120 Lori Ball: How to Use Your Experiences with Adversity to Help Others

Lori Ball joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to use your experiences with adversity to help others. She has a cancer survivor who formed Faith and Gratitude, a 501c(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving cancer patients and their caregivers. The organization provides resources gathered from Lori’s experiences, most of which were not easily accessible during her treatment.

Here are a few of the things that Lori Ball and Rob Oliver talk about on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast:

· A self-diagnosis of ovarian cancer
· Empowering yourself in the face of adversity
· Exploring complementary modalities
· Following the path – helping other people
· Why Lori was worried that she wouldn’t get to have chemotherapy
· Only 5% of cancers are genetic
· Using your experiences to benefit others
· Receiving the generic information notebook
· Creating a new binder to serve cancer patients
· Understanding that you are not the only one going through it
· How Lori Ball formed her own 501c(3)
· Providing support, free of charge for cancer patients
· Readjusting the service because of COVID
· Empowering cancer patients to take an active role in their treatment
· Why treatment plans cannot be a “one-size-fits-all” approach
· Your diagnosis will never take away your you-ness

You can learn more about Lori Ball and her nonprofit, Faith and Gratitude, on her website or on social media.

Website: https://faithandgratitude.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/faithandgratitudeinc
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lori-ball-a3489510/

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