Self-care and breast cancer
Having a breast cancer diagnosis, and going through treatment, causes trauma. Not just to your body, but to your mind too.
In the darkness of January it can be easy to get overwhelmed, with the pressure from New Year’s resolutions and social media telling you to get fit or lose weight. But remember, while it’s good to care for your body, it’s just as important to care for your mind.
If you're not sure where to start with self-care, our toolkit may help you get started.
The minute I decided to stop worrying about how my body was changing, the better I felt about myself.
Leanne, Breast Cancer Now blogger
Cancer is an overwhelming diagnosis, and I’d suggest coming to terms with your own emotions before trying to handle the feelings of others.
Rebecca, Breast Cancer Now blogger