1. Shining Light in the Dark: Jason Clawson's Path from Grief to Giving Cancer U 42:42

Jason and his family were living a good life until his wife was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. They fought for eight months, but eventually, she passed away, leaving Jason to care for their two boys. But when his boys asked him if he was going to die too, Jason was forced to face the fear of being a single parent and Caregiver, all while trying to hide his own emotions. Will Jason be able to keep it together for his family, or will his emotions get the best of him?In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Understand the hurdles faced by caregivers and uncover ways to provide emotional aid to patients and their families.
  • Navigate the process of Grief and discover how the positive influence of Philanthropy can help in coping.
  • Grasp the significance of human connections and Resilience in the journey toward successful cancer treatment.
  • Learn about Hopekit’s objectives and its efforts to assist individuals in overcoming Grief and mental health challenges.
  • Gain valuable insights into self-improvement and takeaways from cancer experiences and caregiving responsibilities.

Jason Clawson is a devoted father, therapist, and determined advocate for positivity and Philanthropy. After losing his wife, Valerie, to stage four colon cancer, Jason found himself facing the challenge of raising their two young sons and finding a way to cope with their Grief. Despite the hardships, Jason has shown immense courage and Resilience. He and his sons have turned their pain into happiness by sharing sunshine boxes with others who need a little light in their lives. Jason’s journey is a testament to the power of love, support, and the importance of giving back to the community.

Andrea Wilson Woods is a writer who loves to tell stories, and a patient advocate who founded the nonprofit Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association. Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Cancer University, a for-profit, social-benefit, digital health company. With Cancer U, Andrea synergizes her talents of coaching, writing, teaching, and advocacy. For over ten years, Andrea worked in the education field as a teacher and professor for public and private schools as well as universities. Andrea obtained her master’s degree in professional writing from the University of Southern California; her nonfiction writing has won national awards. Her new book, a medical memoir titled Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days, is a #1 Bestseller on Amazon in multiple categories.