Eric Patterson

Eric Patterson, Author at New Life Outlook

About Eric

Eric L. Patterson is a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania, who has been working for over a decade to help his clients live happier lives. By night, he is a dad, husband, runner and freelance writer specializing in transferring his mental health knowledge and experience into clear, actionable content for his readers.

Recently, Eric’s writing has expanded to a lighter side with Consume Review Repeat. Whether the topic is as serious as the impacts of anxiety or as silly as the best iced coffees around, Eric strives to keep his writing sharp, engaging and enlightening.

Eric loves his daughters, indie rock music and all things zombies. Read more about Eric and his writing on his website.

Eric's Work

Skin Cancer Symptoms

Four Symptoms of Skin Cancer to Be Aware Of

Skin cancer symptoms may include changes in skin sensations, new or growth of moles, and slow healing sores. Read on to learn more about the symptoms here.
by Eric Patterson on November 5, 2018
Explaining Cancer to a Child

How Do You Explain Cancer to Your Children?

A cancer diagnosis has a profound impact on the entire family and explaining cancer to a child can be difficult and scary, but these tips can help.
by Eric Patterson and Amy Manley on May 10, 2018
Exercise and Liver Cancer

The Effect of Exercise on Liver Cancer

The benefits of exercise are extremely positive, and clinical studies have proven the benefits on exercise and liver cancer.
by Eric Patterson and Krystina Ostermeyer on January 30, 2018
ovarian cancer awareness

How and Why You Should Raise Awareness of Ovarian Cancer

Raising ovarian cancer awareness can help organizations receive funding, which can be used for research, finding treatments, educating people, and more.
by Eric Patterson and Lana Barhum on January 11, 2017
Coping With Liver Cancer

Coping With Liver Cancer: Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself

Coping with liver cancer can be difficult, but there are a few ways to combat the physical, mental, and emotional effects on cancer.
by Eric Patterson on January 10, 2017
Cancer and Depression

How to Cope With Cancer and Depression

Cancer impacts you physically, but its influence on mental health can be just as detrimental. Learn how to cope with cancer and depression.
by Eric Patterson on January 10, 2017
Ovarian Cancer and Hair Loss

How to Prepare for Losing Your Hair During Ovarian Cancer Treatment

As if the physical hardships linked to cancer were not enough, you also have to manage the psychological ones, like ovarian cancer and hair loss.
by Eric Patterson on November 7, 2016
Kidney Cancer Awareness

Why You Should Be Raising Awareness of Kidney Cancer

When it comes to physical or mental health conditions, you can never have too much awareness. Learn what you can do to raise kidney cancer awareness.
by Eric Patterson on October 3, 2016
Stress and Cancer

How to Prevent and Manage Cancer-Related Stress

By learning more about the relationship between stress and cancer, you can better understand why reducing your stress levels is vital.
by Amy Manley and Eric Patterson on December 29, 2014
cancer and anger

How to Cope With Anger During Cancer

Recent studies suggest a link between cancer and anger, especially surrounding the news of a diagnosis and prognosis. Learn how to cope with anger here.
by Eric Patterson on December 3, 2014