Being like a River Red Gum At the end of the recent Meditation in the Forest retreat, Ian Gawler asked us to head off in search of a tree that spoke to us; to spend some time with it; and then to reflect our experience in a piece of poetic writing. I went down towards […]
On Saturday I presented a workshop about taking control of our own health. The speaking coach I’ve been working with told me that I should always have a hook to begin a presentation – a question, an image, a story or statistics. Everybody loves statistics. So that’s what I went with. And while I was looking […]
Why are animal-based foods making us sick?
The key issue is protein. And of course, if you are on a plant-based diet, everyone wants to know if you get enough protein. Well, after all I’ve been reading, I’ll be asking people if they get TOO MUCH protein!
Have you been diagnosed with cancer? Have you been frantically searching for the magic bullet? Have you been confused by claim after claim on the web about what can cure cancer? The reason for writing this post is that I need to have clarity. I need to be clear in the face of uncertainty about what the current state of my health is, as against the goal of healing myself.
An interview with Dr Ian Gawler, a well known advocate of self-help techniques and a healthy lifestyle and founder of the Gawler Cancer Foundation. We discuss his own remarkable recovery from cancer, the work this led him to do and how to give yourself the best chance after a cancer diagnosis. And we talk especially about the recent scientific developments about the link between cancer progression and stress.