How to take control of your cancer treatment

Dealing with cancer treatment can feel physically and emotionally overwhelming at times. With so much new information to take on board, all those appointments and hospital visits, and important decisions being made about your care, it can sometimes feel as if things are out of your hands.

So, what can you do to feel more in control? Here are some Live Better With  planning tips and practical strategies to help you take control of your cancer treatment… Continue reading “How to take control of your cancer treatment”

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Coping with cancer at Christmas

christmas with cancer

Christmas is traditionally a time for meeting up with family and friends, making merry and enjoying plenty of food and drink. But if you have cancer it can feel difficult to join in the festivities –  especially if you are tired, dealing with the side effects of treatment, or just don’t feel much like celebrating.

Here is Live Better With’s guide to coping during the festive season… Continue reading “Coping with cancer at Christmas”

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Caring For Someone With Cancer

Caring for someone with cancer can be one of the most rewarding things you ever do. It can strengthen your relationship as you demonstrate your love and commitment but it is also demanding, both physically and emotionally. If you have been caring for someone for some time, you may feel exhausted. You might feel guilty making time for yourself. However, looking after your wellbeing can help relieve the stress and exhaustion of caring for your loved one and reduce feelings of frustration and isolation. It also can make you an even better carer!

Caring for someone with cancer - tips for cancer carers from cancer carers

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How to keep warm and cosy this winter

Winter may not be your favourite season of the year, but there’s no denying that it’s the cosiest! 

 

how to keep warm and cosy this winter

 

As the days become shorter and the mercury drops, we rely on our homes to provide us with winter comfort and entertainment. It’s a time where we hunker down in our homes enjoying tasty soups, lighting the fire, getting out the knitted throws and burning scented candles.

 

If you’ve recently had surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, you’ll probably be spending a lot more time at home recovering and resting. You can make simple changes so that the time you spend resting up, is more enjoyable and cosier.

 

Here we’ve compiled some of our favourite winter-comfort tips for creating a cosy home this winter.

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