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
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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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