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  • Blog Post: Mental health and coping with your emotions

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week , so today we want to talk openly about mental health. Unfortunately, mental health problems are still a subject that many people find difficult to address – there is often much more of a stigma than with physical illness. But mental health problems affect...
  • Blog Post: Move More!

    To celebrate our Move More campaign next week, we’ll be bringing you a host of events including a web chat with physiotherapist Dr Karen Robb . Karen is a Macmillan physiotherapist and expert in cancer and rehabilitation and will be in the chat room on Wednesday 10th August from 1:30pm to 2:30pm...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: ClareC Moves More – part 6

    ClareC is a community member who’s blogging for us about the challenges of getting back into physical activity while living with cancer. Fishing on the River Dive, Moncontour, France Tuesday: I struggled a bit to begin with and my husband was running with me but he has so much more...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: ClareC’s Move More round-up

    ClareC is a community member who’s blogging for us about the challenges of getting back into physical activity while living with cancer. As one challenge finishes, the next one begins. The biggest eye opener in all this “challenge” is quite how easy it is to do nothing...
  • Blog Post: Guest post: Vintage gets organised

    The Macmillan Organiser is a handy binder that helps you keep track of all the information about your cancer, treatment, symptoms and side effects. Some Community members have been sharing their experiences of how they’ve used the organiser. This week vintage explains why she likes the discreet...
  • Blog Post: Physical Activity Transcript.

    Thank you to everyone who came to our Q&A with Karen Robb last week on the benefits of physical activity in cancer recovery. For those of you who couldn't make it, the transcript is below. If you've been inspired to Move More, why not send off for a free pack to get you started, or read...
  • Blog Post: Who wants to Move More?

    Hello Community, I'm sure that you've read all of the information I posted last week about our Move More campaign, and I hope that some of you were a little more active over the weekend as a result. I went on a lovely bike ride and can thoroughly recommend it, but a walk to the shops, or climbing...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: ClareC Moves More – part 12

    ClareC is a community member who’s blogging for us about the challenges of getting back into physical activity while living with cancer. Stone Mushrooms in my garden I have homework: BREATHING! You guessed it, I went to yoga! I arrived and was directed through a wonderful courtyard...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: JuliaF’s Move More finale

    JuliaF is a community member who’s blogging for us about the challenges of getting back into physical activity after cancer treatment. Well, this is it. All over but not all over in the same breath. Blogging finishes today but exercise continues into the future. This final week...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: JuliaF Moves More – part 6

    JuliaF is a community member who’s blogging for us about the challenges of getting back into physical activity after cancer treatment. Can I just say for the record that my 50 th birthday is now officially over. Just in case anyone else fancies going out for yet another night out (any...