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Staying active if you’re living with a terminal illness

If you or someone you love is living with a terminal illness, one of the biggest challenges is adapting to the effects the illness can have on your body.

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16th Mar 2017
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Six tips for looking after yourself if you’re caring for someone

If you’re looking after someone who is living with a terminal illness, it’s important to remember to look after your own emotional health too.

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1st Mar 2017
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Creating mindfulness: how art can make a difference

Art can help improve your mental health as well as unleashing your creativity. Read tips from a hospice art tutor for creating mindfulness through artistic expression.

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1st Mar 2017
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Coping with a terminal diagnosis

There is no right or wrong way to react to the news that your illness is terminal. This page is about how you may feel and what can help you cope.

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1st Mar 2017
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7 things I learnt from having a parent with a terminal illness

Yva McKerlich explains how bereavement and the dedication of Marie Curie nurses helped her to redefine herself and find comfort after her mother's death.

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1st Mar 2017
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Reducing the power of a terminal illness through writing

Writing about your illness diminishes its hold over you and can be an empowering and liberating experience.

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1st Mar 2017
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How giving back helped with my loss

Kelvin Carter shares how the loss of his first wife, Sylvia, to liver cancer of the oesophagus, spurred him to fund raise for Marie Curie as a tribute to Sylvia and the dedication of the charity's nurses.

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1st Mar 2017
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How do you talk to a child about death?

Children and teenagers don't always express grief in the way you expect, here we look at some useful ways of encouraging them to acknowledge and understand their feelings of loss.

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1st Mar 2017
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How hospice gardens help change lives

Access to gardens and nature for people with life-limiting illnesses can restore energy and confidence. Here is how Marie Curie are working to provide safe, serene spaces.

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1st Mar 2017
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The changing face of care

Sally Monger Godfrey reflects on her 24 years as a Marie Curie nurse and the unique rewards of supporting people at end of life.

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1st Mar 2017
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Finding my voice after losing my husband to cancer

Jennie Clark's recalls the shock diagnosis of her husband's cancer and the invaluable support she received from Marie Curie nurses as he passed.

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1st Mar 2017
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