Live Well, ACT Now!

- Adjusting to Cancer
- Committing to Your Values
- Taking Action NOW


This website was created by Joseph Ciarrochi, John T. Blackledge, and Lisbeth Lane

Graphic- and Web Design by Cat du Toit

Images by Andrew Heaven © 2007

Audio by Ann Bailey

Financial support for this project was provided by Dr. Kendra Sundquist and the New South Wales Cancer Council

This program is based in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Many of the exercises and ideas are taken from the following source: Hayes, S. C., Strosahl, K. D., & Wilson, K. G. (1999). Acceptance and commitment therapy: An experiential approach to behavior change: New York, NY, US: The Guilford Press. (1999). xvi, 304pp.




1. What can I do about my distressing thoughts and feelings? 2. What if I struggle and struggle and get nowhere? 3. I don't want to be pushed around by my thoughts and feelings anymore.
What can I do?
4. I sometimes have trouble accepting myself for who I am. What can I do?5. How do I live a life that matters?6. How do I stay committed to my values even during the difficult times?