Episode 72

72. The Emotional Side: When A Loved One has Cancer with David Richman

Experiencing yourself or a loved one with having cancer is an emotional rollercoaster. Each side is heavily affected but it often is not easy to find the right words and connect with each other. David is here to show how powerful storytelling is to overcome those issues.

David is an author, public speaker, philanthropist, and endurance athlete whose mission is to form more meaningful human connections through storytelling. His first book, Winning in the Middle of the Pack, discussed how to get more out of ourselves than ever imagined. With Cycle of Lives, David shares the interconnected stories of people overcoming trauma and delves deeply into their emotional journeys with cancer.


In this episode, David discusses: 

  • His journey to become the best version of himself
  • The power of storytelling
  • Connecting to people by listening and understanding their story
  • Dealing with emotions in a cancer affected environment
  • The concept "Middle of the pack"
  • Doing things always for you

Connect with Special Guest David:


David's book: “Winning in the Middle of the Pack”

David 's book “Cycle of Lives

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About your host

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Bianca Hughes

Bianca Kesha Hughes is setting boundaries and breaking barriers. She knows how to navigate life and discover true identity while trusting in God. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism.

She is deeply connected to her cultural values, and Caribbean heritage, and her foundation of faith is a source of light for everyone around her. Bianca experiences her fair share of trials and pain but she heals through vulnerability and connecting to her authentic self. For this reason, she is passionate about breaking down the walls of perfectionism, encouraging her audience to connect to their authentic self while creating a safer place for them to be seen and heard.

Her podcast, "It Didn't Break Me," creates a space for honest and vulnerable conversations. Her guests share their transformational life stories around the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from yet they are still here. "It Didn't Break Me" podcast is a platform for people who are struggling with mindset shifts around perfectionism and being their authentic self, inspiring them to discover the beauty in the mess.