The evidence based information that Dr. V has shared in all places (book, online course and website) have given me confidence to be more proactive and ask questions that I normally would not. Having access to coaching sessions has helped me to prioritize choices and avenues as well as strategies toward wellness. Coming to the retreat has given me a wealth of info and the coaching helps me to tailor my approach toward my health. Though the cancer issues for me are at the genetic level and I am a “Proactive Patty”, knowledge is the antidote to fear and I feel more empowered to keep learning what lifestyle changes are the healthiest for me. At this point, I can only encourage someone in a 3-6 word phrase, “If you can, just do it!” There is no judgement about your choices to manage your health- the information can set you free! And support you!