Stress management when diagnosed with an illness like lung cancer
For some people, the emotional upset they experience after cancer diagnosis and treatment will decrease over time. Until then, here are some actions to help in the management of stress associated with an illness like lung cancer:
Talk to your family and friends.
Talk to your clergy.
Consider getting professional mental health assistance.
Join a cancer support or self-help group.
Take time for activities you enjoy.
Try relaxation exercises such as meditation