Let Go

Cancer diagnose leads to an emotional roller coaster for patients and caregivers. The challenge will be to acknowledge guilt, anger, denial, sadness or fear, and find ways to let go.

Depending on our personality and energy level, various activities and can help.  See below a selection with contacts available in UAE:

  • Mindfulness
  • Yoga
  • Reiki
  • Art therapy
  • Counseling
  • Prayer groups
  • Sport activities

Mindfulness & Meditation

The Mindful me created by Helen Williams offers Meditation, Mindfulness practice, Yoga and Reiki – see here for more details. Located in Bur Dubai, by the Bastakiya district.


Yoga for Lives touched by Cancer with Lina Zoghaib at Nilaya House Lina Zoghaib, founder of the Yogi Truck – see here my chat with Lina after the first session. 
Nilaya House, Al Quoz in Dubai

Reiki, EFT, Hypnotherapy

Zamira Darib – see here for more details
Zamira facilitates Reiki sessions in the comfort of your home in Dubai

Nathalie Ferron – reachable by email. Nathalie is certified in Reiki, Hypnotherapy and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). Using tapping, EFT can help dealing with negative emotions and limiting thoughts such as guilt, fear, sadness, stress, pain, self-esteem, or grief. Nathalie is based in Umm Suqeim, Dubai. French and English consultations.


Yadawei Ceramics studio – see here for more details
Sculpture & Pottery studio
Al Quoz 1, in Dubai

Dubai International Art Center – see here for more details
Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing and Painting 
Jumeirah 1 (by Mercato Mall), in Dubai

The Jam Jar – see here for more details
Acrylic painting workshops or DIY sessions  
Al Quoz 1, Unit H74, Alserkal Avenue, in Dubai


Dr. Katerine LeMay, Clinical Psychologist – see here for more details
English & French consultation
The Maple Tree Center, JLT Cluster X in Dubai

The Light House Arabia also offers counselling support in Dubai – see here for details. Light House Arabia is in Safa 2 area.

Irina McGowan, Psychotherapy, Councelling, CBT and NLP Practioner, offers support in Dubai. To contact Irina, click here.

Sport Activities

Knowing how you can continue your usual sport activity when you are diagnosed with Cancer can be difficult. Not many Doctors have answers. See here a great platform where Athletes can find answers: CancerFit.me

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