Tamera Anderson-Hanna

Tamera Anderson-Hanna is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and became a Registered Yoga Teacher while coping with breast cancer in 2015. She owns Wellness, Therapy, & Yoga in Florida where she provides personal wellness services and coaching and she is a public speaker on wellness-related topics. You can connect with her at www.wellnesstherapyyoga.com.


Cancer, Boundaries, Safety and COVID-19 Considerations During the Holidays

December 04, 2020

Figuring out boundaries and safety in relation to COVID-19 has been an ongoing challenge this year, and with the holidays coming up pressure is mounting. Here is how one cancer survivor considered their boundaries this year.

CURE Community Vlogs: Staying Active At Home Through Virtual Yoga

July 18, 2020

CURE® interviews Voices contributor Tamera Anderson-Hanna on the benefits of continuing to perform yoga at home for both patients with cancer experiencing lymphedema, as well as caregivers looking to address their own mental well-being.

Donating Blood has Benefits for Patients With Cancer

June 08, 2020

Cancer patients sometimes require blood due to anemia, blood loss during surgery, or as a result of negative side effects radiation or chemotherapy have on platelet or red blood cell counts.

Mental Health Awareness is a Part of Healing

May 11, 2020

May marks Mental Health Awareness month, a crucial part of the healing required for patients on their cancer journey.

Nurturing Resiliency and Thrivership Amid COVID-19 and Cancer Adversity

April 16, 2020

Thrivership and resilience are what we can gain from adversity and help us cope with change.

COVID-19 and Medical Care Alternatives

March 25, 2020

Be well and use good judgment at this time to manage your medical care, but don't be afraid to ask and inquire about accommodations that can be made to support your overall well-being.

Wellness At The Tip of Your Fingers

February 04, 2020

There can be advantages to participating in a wellness program with your insurance company.

A Pineapple A Day May Keep The Doctor Away

January 16, 2020

For my well-being, I am finding a pineapple a day may help in keeping the doctor away.

Success Stories Help to Pay it Forward

December 09, 2019

Something I have often done when approaching a problem or setback in life is to find a success story that helps to motivate me and inspire me along my own journey.

Practicing Gratitude Can Help with Healing

November 30, 2019

"When diagnosed with breast cancer, it helped for me to reflect daily upon my gratitude list as a way to overcome adversity."

Do You Live an Awareness Lifestyle?

October 29, 2019

Is there anything I would tell my younger self about any risks for cancer? What about now: what can I suggest to my sister? What do I need to tell my children about their risks for cancer?

Prostate Awareness May Save Your Life

September 03, 2019

I encourage men to be more knowledgeable of their family history and to potentially begin testing for prostate cancer earlier if you have a family history of the disease.

Maybe Cancer Has Made Me Richer

July 27, 2019

Since my diagnosis I have gone out of my way to enjoy life in any way possible.

Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma: Do I Need to be Concerned?

June 27, 2019

Women who undergo a mastectomy have many options and concerns to consider when undergoing breast reconstruction. My choice was simple: I wanted to look as natural as possible, but I have since learned that I have textured implants.

Acupuncture May Benefit Both Caregivers and Patients with Cancer

June 01, 2019

My tips and experience as a new acupuncture patient follow as a potential guide to getting beyond any fear of the procedure and potentially understanding the benefits of multiple sessions.

Cancer and Emergency Preparedness

May 22, 2019

How long would it take you to pack if someone from emergency preparedness were to knock on your door and say you have 24 hours or less to be ready to leave your home with no certainty it might still be livable when you return?

Managing Survivorship One Foot and Breath in Front of Another

April 24, 2019

Being a caregiver and survivor takes adjusting to the diagnosis of the "C" word. Until there is a cure for cancer, may we all do our best to put one breath and foot in front of another.

Survivor Turned Caregiver: When Life Feels Like a Snow Globe

April 05, 2019

Becoming a caregiving to a loved one with cancer feels as if my life has been turned upside down like a snow globe and I am left to hold on to the stable anchors.

Knowledge is Power: First Annual Patient Conference

March 18, 2019

On March 9th , CURE® held the first patient portion of the 36th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference and I was gratefully in attendance.

Lymphedema Awareness

January 30, 2019

Lymphedema can occur years after cancer, but exercise and lymphatic massages can help relieve symptoms.