Mike Thomson, session 3 6/27/1997
Reverend Doctor Mits Aoki session with Mike Thomson recorded on 6/27/1997 for the documentary "Living Your Dying." Topics include: meaning of Thomson's illness; being inspired by actor Robert Urich speaking publicly about his cancer; how positive attitude and thoughts can improve immune system; importance of allowing the mind to see the body as strong and healthy; positive interaction and laughter with other chemotherapy patients; and relationships and connections as keys to healing. Rev. Dr. Aoki guides Thomson in an imagery exercise in which he visualizes his cancer. After the exercise the two discuss the meaning of his image which implies that the cancer is not so powerful and overwhelming.
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