Dana Stewart

Dana Stewart was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 at the age of 32. She is the co-founder of a cancer survivorship organization called The Dragonfly Angel Society. She volunteers as an advocate and mentor, focusing on young adults surviving cancer. She enjoys writing about life as a cancer survivor, as well as connecting survivors to the resources, inspirations and stories that have helped her continue to live her best life, available at www.dragonflyangelsociety.com.


When A Parent Is Diagnosed With Cancer

May 14, 2020

It is hard enough dealing with cancer as a survivor, but what happens when one of your parents is diagnosed with cancer too?

Sell Yourself the Idea of Being A Survivor

December 10, 2019

The label of being a cancer survivor can be simple, but underneath it can mean something so different to each person. Only you can choose what the idea of survivorship means to your journey.

From the Ground Up

December 05, 2019

Rebuilding your life after a kick in the gut is all about your mindset.

Cancer Gives You Time

August 06, 2019

A cancer diagnosis can take so much from a person. Perhaps it can give a little something too. Cancer can open up our eyes to finding the time we never knew we had to do the things we always wanted to do.

I'm Addicted to Anxiety: Facing Cancer Fears Head-on

July 30, 2019

Is it possible to be addicted to the anxiety cancer brings? I have been living with that addiction for years but have three ways to combat an anxiety addiction.

You Are Here

May 24, 2019

When you are lost you ask, "Where am I?" When you go through cancer, it is hard to find where you are. In the map of life, why not find yourself where you are in this very moment? You are here.

The First Steps After A Cancer Diagnosis

May 16, 2019

A diagnosis of cancer is completely overwhelming and something most of us are not prepared for. It may be easy to think about giving up before treatment starts. Instead, here are five things that helped me push through.

The Jagged Line I Walk

April 11, 2019

The cancer journey can take you on a jagged road with too many twists and turns. It doesn't always have to be an emotional rollercoaster if you know how to walk it.

The Things That Get You Through

March 28, 2019

Everyone will go through a tough time or a trauma in their life. You need a go-to list of items you can latch onto to help you through it.

Thoughts On Letting Go

February 23, 2019

How can we finally rid ourselves of the emotional baggage that fear brings us and free up our minds to think about the good stuff?