One in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85, so pulling out all the stops to try to prevent it should be top of our list. One area of prevention that is often overlooked is emotional health. Stress has been linked with cancer development so emotional wellbeing should be part of any prevention programme. Here are five tips to get you started: »
Look for your strengths – focus and expand them. »
Be optimistic – even when it’s painfully difficult. »
Find your purpose and follow it – keep a journal. »
Practise gratitude – it causes a positive chemical reaction inside you. »
Remove toxic people from your life – yes, all of them!