I discovered the Olive Tree charity back in May and now have the opportunity of helping both volunteers and members.
This fantastic charity provides a range of services to support people dealing with cancer - from the point of diagnosis, through to treatment and beyond.
What attracted me to the charity was the number of complementary therapies available to help those affected by cancer. Complementary therapies are used alongside conventional treatments - as opposed to being alternatives.
The therapies aim to help people to relax, reduce stress levels, alleviate the side effects of cancer treatments and enhance feelings of well-being. Medical studies show that breathing exercises may help: