Keeping Well in Winter

Keeping well in winter There are many changes that occur during the winter months. Noticeably the food choices we make. Colder weather often means less fresh salads, wraps sandwiches and more hot meals such as soup and casseroles. With a bit of planning you can make...

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Mindfulness

MINDFULNESS Mindfulness isn’t just a way to a pleasant, peaceful way of life. Many people use it as a tool to manage their own anxiety, stress and depression. Mindfulness is about observing the self and others, non-judgmentally and in the moment. With all new skills,...

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Cancer Diets: What you need to know

Look out for the latest issue (April 2017) of NZ Healthy Food Guide It features a great article by Anna Small, dietitian and Cancer Society health promoter. Anna explores some of the common myths surrounding food and cancer, tips for managing treatment side effects,...

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Cancer Diets: What you need to know

Look out for the latest issue (April 2017) of NZ Healthy Food Guide - it features a great article by Anna Small, dietitian and Cancer Society health promoter. Anna's article explores some of the common myths surrounding food and cancer, tips for managing treatment...

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Are you Ready for Relay?

Relay For Life is a community event that gives everyone a chance to: Celebrate cancer survivors and carers Remember loved ones lost to cancer Fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of Cancer Society. Relay For Life is for people of all ages and...

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Looking for Sunshine? Travel tips

A goal for many people either during a break in their cancer treatment or after treatment has finished, is a holiday or even better – an overseas trip. If you are thinking about this the following tips may be helpful. Some tips: Check with your doctor that you are fit...

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Coping with cancer over Christmas and the holidays

The holiday season can be difficult for people who have experienced a major change or loss in their lives. Feelings of loneliness, isolation and sadness can be common and holiday traditions can be painful reminders of how life has changed. Energy, money and Christmas...

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Serious games survey

Kia ora and hello Cancerchat,   I am a PhD student from Germany (University Kassel) and I am doing a research exchange under the supervision of Dr Karolina Stasiak from the Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland. I would be incredibly...

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