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This week’s isolation life hacks

Especially if you’re self-isolating or shielding right now, this is bound to be a difficult time. Each week we’ll provide a new set of tips, resources and suggestions to help you get through Monday to Friday – and we’d love you to share yours too!

30 fun drawing prompts and art collaboration ideas

Want to get creative but not sure what to draw or where to start? Try our 30-day drawing challenge and get tips and ideas for creating art with other people!

Tips on cancer and body image

It’s hard not to be affected if cancer or cancer treatment changes the way you look. The way we feel about ourselves can be closely linked to our appearance. So if you do look different, you might feel less confident, or more self-conscious, or shy, or just angry that your body doesn’t work or look like it used to.

How cancer can affect your body image

Cancer can really change your image. And when you’re young, that’s tough to deal with. But remember: you’re still you.

Hair and beauty advice for young people with cancer

Cancer can really change your image. And when you’re young, that’s tough. Tangle Teezer and Kohl Kreatives gave expert hair and beauty advice to young people to help deal with those changes.

The five most common cancer warning signs in young people

There are many signs and symptoms of cancer – but remember that having any of them doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer.

The Social Sketchup: drawing for mindfulness and wellbeing

The Social Sketchup is a series of daily sketching challenges designed to calm your mind, boost your mood and get your creativity flowing.

Hiral: You’re still just as important even through this crisis

Hiral is currently on maintenance treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. She’s shared a great selection of advice and encouragement to help other young people with cancer cope with isolation and get through lockdown and shielding.

Terence: It’s always good to set realistic goals

Terence was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when he was 16. At our Find Your Sense of Tumour event last year he gave a brilliant speech with the message that life goes on after cancer. Watch it here, or keep reading for advice and inspiration.

How positive thinking can help you start your day right

Psychologist Martin Burder explains the negativity bias and how to overcome it, sharing his top tips on positive thinking to help you start your day in the best possible way.

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