The Nurses’ Blog is Back

                                                             Kia ora koutou katoa Please check out our Nurses Blog https://www.cancerchatnz.org.nz/nurses-blog/ – we had let this slide a while ago but now we’re in lockdown, it seems like a good time to start it up...

Support for You

Support for You During our work as nurses at Cancer Society Wellington we hear every day how challenging it is to live with cancer and to care for loved ones with cancer. This can only be harder in these tough times of Covid-19. We know there’s lots of uncertainty out...

Coping with Christmas and the Holidays  

  The holiday season can be difficult for people who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. Feelings of sadness, loneliness and isolation can be common and holiday traditions can be painful reminders of how life has changed, and energy, money and Christmas spirit...

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....

I CAN…… ASK FOR SUPPORT!         

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