Guest Blog: Pink Intentions

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Today’s guest blog post comes from Katie Ford Hall, author of the Uneasy Pink blog.  As we come to the end of breast cancer awareness month, her post ties in nicely with discussions on… Continue reading

Clearing life’s everyday haze

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“The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.” ~ W.M. Lewis I was reminded of this quote while reading Therese Borchard’s… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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  Not exactly a store cupboard essential in many of our kitchens, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) nevertheless has a lot to recommend it. It is  a very versatile grain (gluten-free) with a delicate texture, mild nutty flavour and high… Continue reading

Stronger than doubt

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Your doubts may feel strong and compelling, yet you are much stronger. After all, you have the ability to take action.Your doubts require a certain specific scenario in order to make any sense.… Continue reading

Understanding inflammatory breast cancer

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Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), an aggressive and rare malignancy, is often initially misdiagnosed as an infection or rash. However, getting the correct diagnosis quickly is critical for patients because the disease spreads beyond… Continue reading

Ten easy steps to reduce your stress

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Stress-reduction techniques can play an important role in reducing stress and anxiety. By helping you relax,your anxiety lessens and you become more receptive to the healing that is possible through your own mind… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Breath me I meditate on my breath tonight, I breath me in and I breath me out, A cycle, a revolution a feather so light, I am wondering what i am about, A being… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

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Most viewed posts over the past week:       Title Views I’ve beaten cancer, so why am I so sad? 293 The Lady with the Lamp 178 10 Things to Say Yes… Continue reading

I’ve “beaten” cancer, so why am I so sad?

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As regular readers know the theme of mental health is one close to my heart and it is one I return to again and again. As cancer survivors, many of us have struggled… Continue reading

Kim Novak diagnosed with breast cancer

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Kim Novak, the legendary Hollywood actress, is undergoing treatment for early stage cancer. The 77 year old, best known for her starring role in the 1958 classic Vertigo, was diagnosed following  a routine mammogram.