Spotlight: Self Care

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Living with bladder cancer or coping with a new bladder cancer diagnosis can be really challenging for both patients and their caregivers. Important decisions need to be made, appointments need to be attended, and all the while, daily life continues. It can be hard to remember to slow down and make time for yourself, but self-care is crucial to your overall wellness.

Self-care is about being aware of your needs and taking care of them – whatever they may be. Whether it’s eating healthier foods, getting enough sleep, taking a warm bath, or unplugging from technology every once in a while, self-care can take many forms.

Below you can find some ideas for new ways to practice self-care. But there are endless other self-care habits, so we want to hear from you! Share the ways you take care of yourself and how it helps you.

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Self-Care Basics
By Editorial Team – August 14, 2017
Self-care can take on many forms, from the “treat yo’ self” mentality we hear on TV involving luxurious spa days or retail therapy, to just taking a simple ten second break to breathe and re-center our emotions…READ MORE

Practicing Self-Care on a Budget
By Editorial Team – October 11, 2017
While some tasks are easier than others, it isn’t hard to notice that some of the self-care “treats” we typically go to are more expensive than others…READ MORE

Coping as a Caregiver
By Editorial Team
Many caregivers tend to neglect their own physical and emotional needs to focus exclusively on caring for the patient’s needs… READ MORE

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