What would you do if you were diagnosed with a terminal disease? In September 2016, after surviving a sudden life-threatening illness, actress Leah Bracknell heard the shocking words we all dread. "Sorry. You have stage 4 cancer." With no option of surgery, ‘palliative’ chemotherapy was all that was offered to her.
Based on her blog—somethingbeginningwithc.com—Leah shares her remarkable and inspiring story of learning to live with a terminal illness. Drawing upon her experience as an actor, yoga teacher and shamanic healer, she shines a light on the human spirit’s power and capacity to be extraordinary, even in the darkest of circumstances. Discovering transformation, wonder, hope, joy, possibility, positivity, and beauty along the way.
"I chose to cultivate a relationship with my disease. To ask it: why are you here? What have you to teach me? I discovered that when I ceased regarding cancer as my enemy and looked beyond the fear, it gave me the opportunity to embark on a profound personal healing journey, emotionally and spiritually that has transformed my whole outlook on life."
This is an experiential event and you will be able participate in some of the techniques such as meditations or visualisations that Leah uses on her journey, to help you with your own. You can read more of Leah’s work on her blog somethingbeginningwithc.com
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Concessionary rate available for those in full-time education, in receipt of Jobseekers' Allowance or Income-Based Benefit.