Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a gentle practice of observation and awareness of the self and others, non-judgmentally and in the moment. The origins of mindfulness are thought to be from Asian traditions where it has been taught for over 2,500 years. In recent years it has become a...

THE RHYTHM OF SLEEP

Difficulty getting to sleep and sleep problems are common for cancer patients and many support services offer advice on management. This often includes exercise, a relaxing evening routine, avoiding caffeine later in the day and stopping screen use in the evening....

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                                                                                                                            February 4th is World Cancer Day ( http://www.worldcancerday.org/ ), a worldwide event to raise awareness and education about cancer and to...

Tips for the Christmas season

Christmas is coming, only …. days to go. The commercialised whirlwind designed to get us to spend $$$’s  by motivating us with fear. Christmas parties, end of year concerts, final deadlines before the Summer break. As the madness of Christmas approaches it is easy to...

Living with a rare cancer

We often hear stories from callers about how hard it is having a rare cancer – there are few opportunities to connect with others living with the same diagnosis, media stories are usually about more common cancers, and people say they feel very alone. It is estimated...
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