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#Pinktober

We are facing the onset of Breast Cancer Awareness month or — #Pinktober .   October – time for ‘awareness’ and everything in the town to be painted pink. In the UK it’s much different than in the US but who wants pink ravioli or a pink vibrator...

New Beginnings

In the month of August our walking group met up for a weekly one hour of fresh air and chats walking Conningbrook Lakes.  The most repeated topic of  discussion was why did I gain so much weight during treatment and why is it so difficult to lose after treatment?  The shock of a...

Noble Silence

Noble science is a technique used by a lot of Buddhist monks and nuns, and lay people like me, in which we refrain from speaking as a way to help quiet the mind and prevent us from using harmful speech (either to ourselves or others). By learning to keep from speaking every word...

We’re moving!

Onto new and bigger, brighter New Year! we’ll be moving in to our new home in January AND on a new day too so do come and join us for class if you can. Since moving to Brook Village Hall, our peaceful little home for over a year now, but it has led to a slight decline in...

Avoid the blues this January

January can be a tough month for many, on top of all the excesses, the forced “let’s all love it” of Christmas and the break in routine, January is a l-o-n-g month. Not just til pay day but the short days, endless cold weather and spring a life time away it can be a challenge...

Impact of meditation for breast cancer survivors

Written by Alberta Health Services 3rd November 2014 For the first time, researchers have shown that practising mindfulness meditation or being involved in a support group has a positive physical impact at the cellular level in breast cancer survivors. A group working out of...

Exercise during your breast cancer treatment

Taking part in exercise during your breast cancer treatment can reap great rewards. Have you experienced any of the following? Getting stuck into a tight-fitting blouse in the changing rooms. Having a child say “You don’t have any eyebrows, do you?” Asking the check-out girl at...

Go Pink for October

October is nearly upon us and in the world of all things breast cancer, the month is known as “Pinktober”  Breast cancer research has seen many successes over the past decades. Yet, when it is broken down and really examined, we haven’t made the great strides...

Where do you get your info?

When you want to keep up to date with all the breast cancer news out there, which book, resource or magazines do you read? Here’s our run down of the top four magazine publications on the market today. Some are online and some come in paper version too. There are a few...
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