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Employability Webinars hosted by Morgan Stanley

Want advice and support on creating a CV, covering letter or interviews skills? In partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust, our partner Morgan Stanley are hosting webinars, CV checking and mock interviews.

This week’s isolation life hacks

This will be our last weekly isolation life hack update. But don’t worry - we’re compiling our best activity and resource suggestions from all the weeks we’ve shared into one pack. Keep your eyes peeled…

Managing worry and living with uncertainty

Clinical Psychologists Dr Laura Baker, Dr Louise Brown and Dr Bec Mulholland share some information and tips to help you manage worry and anxiety during cancer.

Practising mindfulness to help manage anxiety

Merry Gibbons, a Macmillan teenage and young adult wellbeing specialist and psychotherapist, tells us how mindfulness can help us manage difficult or unpleasant thoughts and feelings, and shares some exercises to help you feel more in control.

The coronavirus vaccine and young people with cancer: your questions answered

The coronavirus vaccine is now being rolled out in the UK, based on priority levels. If you’re a young person with cancer, it’s natural to have questions about the vaccine. That’s why we asked Anniela Etheridge, a Senior Clinical Pharmacist for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust to answer some of the biggest questions you might have. Remember – if you have questions about your care, you should always speak to your clinical care team.

Five things I wish I’d known about early menopause

Ellie was 14 when she was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. When her treatment caused her to go into early menopause, she wasn’t aware of the different ways that could affect her and her health.

LGBT+ History Month Resources

Here’s a selection of the best TV, films, documentaries, books and accounts to follow this February for LGBT+ History month.

Pick Up Your Pen: Writing for self-expression and wellbeing

Writing can be a great way to express yourself and make sense of your experiences, especially if you’ve been through something like cancer. Professional storyteller Jude shares some tips to help you get the words flowing.

Cancer, school work and coronavirus: 10 tips from a teacher

Coronavirus has made education more challenging for everyone – but for young people going through cancer, a lot of the disruption is nothing new. English teacher and Teenage Cancer Trust volunteer Bethan has shared some brilliant tips to help you keep learning and keep up with school work.

Setting yourself new goals after cancer

Life coach Steph Davies covers how to set achievable, meaningful goals to get you where you want to be. We’ve taken the info on this page from our online workshop, originally broadcast live in August 2020.

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