CARERS COUCH

Diet & Nutrition

Here you’ll find advice from professionals that are here to help you further. We’ve assembled a wide range of service groups that will support you to move forward on your own unique journey.
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    “I’m NOT a Carer – I Care” Insight into a Carers Role - "I'm NOT a Carer - I Care" Insight into a Carers Role Kaylene thinks back on her learnings as a carer; after all these years, she still cannot really view herself as a carer. By nature, Kaylene is extremely task-focused. When she assumed the role of carer, she realised that she had to make some READ ON
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    “Typical Male Form” – He Succeeded In Hiding His Pain ! - "Typical Male Form" - He Succeeded In Hiding His Pain! Kaylene and Philip tell a little about their life leading up to and after their wedding. They were each forced to live in cities many hours apart for an entire year due to circumstances beyond their control. One year before the wedding, however, they were READ ON
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    Cancer Diagnosis After Honeymoon Getaway!! - Cancer Diagnosis After Honeymoon Getaway!! Meet Philip and Kaylene, a truly remarkable couple, who together, have an amazing story to tell of their survival journey. Philips sudden diagnosis of stomach cancer 25 years ago was a complete shock; however, they collectively decided to battle the illness with everything they had. Many years later, as much READ ON
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    Lung Cancer Patient Story - Lung Cancer Patient Story - Carers Couch's Ambassador & Inspiration My name is Anoula and I have cancer. I was pregnant when I was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive lung cancer. I was told it had spread to my lymphs and was inoperable. Any treatment would be trial and error. I am also READ ON
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    Cancer Diagnosis! Are You Caring? Get Support Early… - Sharan analyses her role as carer retrospectively and provides insights as to what she would do differently had she her time over. Self-care strategies would have been set up much earlier, mechanisms of support would have been sought from numerous sources and she would have possessed higher awareness. Sharon battled on to a large extent, READ ON
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    Coping as a Carer – How Mental & Physical Health is Essential! - This part of our discussion with Sharan covered alternative therapies and nutrition vs pharmaceutical medicines. Is there a place for both? Sharan describes how alternative therapies and nutritional changes can have a positive bearing on both the carer and patient. Due to her strong focus on health and nourishment through diet and lifestyle, her father’s READ ON
  • 6 Rules to Fuel your “Body Vehicle” - Our body is under a lot of stress as a Carer, and generally speaking, we have a consistently higher stress threshold than the average person. Loving and respecting our own body, helps our body help us, to help them! Whew... Say that 10 times fast! Seriously though, nothing could be more true. How we fuel READ ON