Learning to relax

The diagnosis and treatment of cancer is demanding not only on those diagnosed, but also for their family and friends. Routines are interrupted, and people often say they feel like they are on a roller coaster ride of appointments, tests and treatment schedules. Finding strategies which can help with relaxation and that do not require a lot of time can be helpful.

What are the benefits?

Evidence supports the benefits of relaxation in reducing anxiety, and in assisting people to cope with the challenges they are facing.