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AlanaW
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Lyrics
So we all know how much CanTeen members love their music, and how many of us are musically gifted, so I wanted to use this space to jot down any lyrics to songs that speak to you, or remind you of parts of your cancer journey. No genre, or...
I_love_chocolate
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being constantly stressed
hi everyone at the moment where I live in NSW we are in a big lockdown and all around my suburb is covid cases. we have been in lockdown for 12 weeks now and it is very annoying. I am also someone who like to be in nature and...
Felicity-Canteen
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Journal prompts to get you started
Hey Canteeners! I'm Felicity, one of the social workers in the NSW team, and if you've met me before you might know that I love journalling. Journaling is awesome because it gives you some quiet time with your mind to work through hard problems or or a...
Cara-Canteen
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RUOK Day - from our Connect leaders, to you
Hi everyone... Here's an awesome video our Connect leaders made for all of you, Connect Community, this RUOK Day: Post a discussion, send a message, check in on your mates... especially in these COVID-impacted times. And if you need extra support, we're...
icecreamlover
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Arghhh - feeling hormonal and moody :(
Hey guys, I hope you’re all well and especially all of you lockdowners are doing well, here in Melbourne it’s uhh… feeling like 2020 again with no end in sight 😳😮‍💨😑. On top of lockdown being a jerk to everyone, mum was first diagnosed with cancer at...
Sam-CanTeen
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Lockdown Hobbies
Hey folks!. I'm Sam and I'm a staff member that works on the local Canteen team in Newcastle I have had so many of the young people I work with speak to me about the new activities they've started trying out during lockdowns, and so many other people...
I_love_chocolate
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lockdown struggles
I have been in lockdown for about 9 weeks or a little less. I have been finding it very hard to cope with being locked up for a period of time an I love exploring. Does anyone one have any tips.
Dan CanTeen
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1000 reasons to be happy
I want everyone to share something that makes them happ, with the hope that we can get up to 1,000 (and maybe even beyond!) So post something, and be sure to number it so we can keep track! :)
Cara-Canteen
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The best movie to watch on a 'sick day' is...
Hey Connect champions, just a short and sharp discussion starter today... What's your go-to 'sick-day' movie? You know, that one you watch over and over when you're unwell, tired, overwhelmed etc, and it makes you feel comfy? Maybe it's changed over teen...
Cara-Canteen
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Victoria's May Covid Lockdown: we're thinking of you, today
Hey all - and particularly our Victorian Connect Community... It's a tricky time as Victoria heads into a 7 day lockdown from tonight (all the facts from the Vic DHHS here, if you want to check what restrictions are in place). We want to acknowledge that...
icecreamlover
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Panic and anxiety attack tips
Hi everyone :) I’m Mel, and I’m new to CanTeen Connect so bear with me while I try to figure all of this out. If you have any tips and tricks with Canteen Connect digitally, please let me know! Ever since mum was diagnosed with metastatic cancer, my...
Spongebob
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Emotional rollercoaster.
Last year sucked.. to put it politely.. this year there have been big improvements. Mum and grandma both got the all clear and are now in remission.. I know I should be happy that we have gotten good news and that things are settling.. but I am still...
I_love_chocolate
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wellbeing and mental health
How do people keep there wellbeing and mental health in tack while it's so stressful?Please give me some advice. My wellbeing and mental health isn't the best as I found out I need to do naplan and with the idea of me being all crowded in a small place...
I_love_chocolate
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stress
I'm super stressed about my dad's results as he had to go in to hospital last week and on top of that friends are treating me like I am a dog as someone said and then assements which year 9 is do hard when your trying to cope. Does...
Cassandra-Canteen
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Favourite quotes?
Hi everyone, Tell us all about your favourite quotes below! This includes lyrics, poems, sayings, verses, movie lines etc. This is one of mine:
Dizzylizzy
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exhausted
anyone else just exhausted from wearing the mask that your coping real well but your actually struggling heaps
Vileygirl01
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Keeping records
soo did anyone ever like write a diary about how they felt while going through their cancer journey ? particularly when having treatment , it was something I am now considering doing and juat wondered if anyone had done this before and hkw it made you it...
cut3stKitty
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Any tips?
recently we were told by palliative care that there's nothing more they can do. His cancer has spread and despite chemo and radiation the one in his lung is growing. He had a brain tumor that got removed. He's got a lump on his shoulder and back and they...
L_Rose
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Material Suggestions
Hey everyone! I've been thinking of making some headwraps and donating them to my local cancer centre. I bought some fabric that's 100% cotton but it's a bit stiff and doesn't stretch. So, for those of you who have worn head wraps/headscarves with little...
NewtScamander
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Hair
Hi I am losing my hair and I am really self conscious. I don’t what to do at school when all my hair is gone and my school does not allow hats to be worn indors. So I don’t know what to do.