How to Stay Positive When You’re Going Through Cancer Treatment

When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your whole world feels like it’s been flipped on its head. Your priorities have suddenly changed, all your plans are up in the air and you feel like you don’t know your left from your right. I was diagnosed with cancer at 14 and people used to ask me … More How to Stay Positive When You’re Going Through Cancer Treatment

3 Tips for Building a Strong Support Network

This week’s blog post is all about building a strong support network because having the right people around you is so important. Especially around events which can be quite emotional, like Christmas time.  We’re influenced by the people around us and if you’re always being put down or find yourself surrounded with negative energy, you … More 3 Tips for Building a Strong Support Network

How to Boost Your Confidence After Cancer

Having cancer is a life-changing experience. Your body changes, your outlook changes and sometimes, your confidence can be affected too. When you finish treatment, trying to pick up where you left off is difficult. Your family and friends are busy trying to get on with their own lives & you haven’t got any hospital appointments … More How to Boost Your Confidence After Cancer

Looking Ahead

While you’re in hospital, the same four walls can be very, very boring. Sometimes, it’s nice to make future plans & give yourself something to look forward to – they don’t have to be big or extravagant, just organising a get-together with friends can give you a focus. Or if you’re too tired, ask someone else if … More Looking Ahead

Feeling Alone

Although there seems to be a lot of people around at times like this, it is easy to feel isolated as very few people will know how you are really feeling. Relatives & friends will inevitably worry about you. Because you’re not looking like your usual self, they may not believe you when you say you’re … More Feeling Alone