"She has the special gift to be able to hold the attention of one person or a ballroom full of people..."
-Mike Kanfer, Academy Award winning VFX Supervisor, Titanic
Jeannine Walston is an accomplished national speaker, respected expert, and vibrant cancer survivor. She has received praise from New York Times best-sellers, doctors, advocates, cancer patients, caregivers, and film industry experts. Some speaking and presentation topics include the following. Along with titles and descriptions listed below, Jeannine customizes speeches based on audience needs. She also does one-on-one support and groups of people on staff at organizations with speeches, presentations, and other events.
Critical Strategies for Optimal Health and Wellness
Everyone deserves to live a healthy and happy life. There are various ways to create and support that process. In explicit and inspired messages, health and wellness is defined to the audience, including vital ways to address body, mind, and spirit. Explanations of each topic, interactive questions for self-exploration, and specific strategies are provided. Behavior changes are encourgorated as well to engage the audience plus daily tasks for transformation. Jeannine shares related stories from her journey if/when appropriate.
Health and Wellness Lifestyle Strategies Support Cancer Prevention
Without a doubt, studies demonstrate that cancer can often be prevented for some people. To support cancer prevention and reduce cancer risk, individuals need to learn about health and wellness lifestyle strategies. This speech conveys specific tips and tools to live a healthier and happier life. Audiences will be educated and motivated to significant improvements. My personal brain tumor story can be included in the presentation if appropriate.
Integrative Cancer Care Improves Quality of Life, Survival, and Cancer Prevention
The statistics are obvious. Integrative cancer care improves quality of life, cancer survival, and cancer prevention. That includes approaches to address the whole person through the entire physical body, mind-body connection, spiritual vitality, social support, and a cleaner environment. This presentation shares Jeannine's brain tumor story, and information on these topics, supporting optimal health and healing for people with or without cancer.
Tending to More than Disease
This presentation designed for professionals in which the cancer care and healthcare systems can foster patient-centered care encompassing the whole person. Too often, patients are reduced to their disease. A more appropriate approach should focus on patients as people, addressing improved relationships and individualized needs. Information will educate people in the audience how to enlighten quality cancer care using new strategies.
Embracing Transformation: New Ideas & Better Framework
Studies at businesses demonstrate improvements from healthy foods, exercise, and other strategies offered at the companies. As a result, more success is shown at work and overall life. Personal momentum can continue for optimal health and healing. The process requires awareness and attention to whole person dynamics. That includes the physical body, mind-body connection, spiritual vitality, social support, and a cleaner environment. People in the audience will learn how to use new strategies and feel more inspired to thrive.
Awakening to Life Through a Brain Tumor
Diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 24 in 1998, Jeannine's odyssey through diagnosis, first awake brain surgery, a recurrence, hundreds of integrative therapies, two more awake brain surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy dendritic cell vaccine, and tremendous healing along the way has been a journey of awakening. Jeannine's story, including navigating the cancer care system, serving as her advocate, addressing crossroads between life and death, and trusting herself in the process has been one of intense self-discovery and liberation. This presentation focuses on Jeannine's story highlighting her major insights about awakening into life.
How to Discover Personal Wellbeing and a Unique Calling in Life
This speech designed for any audience will inspire and empower listeners toward greater well-being and their unique calling in life. Jeannine shares her story to explain challenges can be a catalyst for meaningful benefits. Whether it's related to health, or other aspects of life, some challenges can become opportunities and adversity can be transformed into inspiring actions. Tips and tools will be featured to help people find their meaning and purpose in life.
Health Challenges as an Invitation for Spiritual Growth
Are we spirits in a physical body? For some, if not many, life is a spiritual journey. Our life experiences can be viewed as opportunities for our soul's development. Perhaps there is no such thing as bad luck. Maybe nothing is personal. Then, everything is for spiritual growth and the soul's evolution. The disease experience opens a window into the soul. Illness is an invitation to look deeply into self, cultivate new levels of knowledge, and understanding about being alive. This speech focuses on the relationship between spirituality and health with anecdotes from Jeannine's journey and references to relevant research studies.