Karin Sieger is a therapist and writer. She lives on an orange houseboat in London, UK, where she started writing during her treatment for breast cancer. Karin specialises in transitions, endings, making peace, the emotional impact of cancer and offers cancer counselling training for counsellors / therapists. For more information about Karin visit To receive free updates of Karin’s articles sign up here. You can also follow her on Twitter or Facebook