Being Grateful

Being Grateful

I know … I know. I said there wasn’t going to be a post today. But since gratitude is the theme for the week and I realised that there is a really big reason for being grateful this week, I thought I would do just a really quick one. So … it’s two years since I officially […]

Being Radical – Deepening your Spiritual Connection

Being Radical – Deepening your Spiritual Connection

This post is the tenth in a series of posts exploring the 9 key factors that Dr Kelly Turner PhD found were present in the recoveries from advanced cancer that she studied in her book Radical Remission.
This is the post where we explore what a spiritual connection is, whether you believe in God or not, what to do to deepen it and what studies have shown to be the benefits.

Being attacked by my thoughts

OMG! It’s totally insane. I’m under attack! I’m being attacked by my thoughts! They have come armed – battering rams, sharpened spears and flurries of arrows flying through my head. And then laser guns, burning holes in my brain. And the worst thing about this? Until yesterday, I wasn’t even aware that this was happening. And […]

Being on a Programme (and learning to say no)

It all begins in the mind. I’ve learned that from Dr Ian Gawler. To heal ourselves, we have to believe that healing is possible. Without the belief, without our mind on board, any efforts at healing the body will be difficult. In her book, Mind Over Medicine, Lissa Rankin MD analysed thousands of incidents of […]

Being Judgmental

“We get to do the things we judge”.  That’s what a good friend of mine often says.  And she’s right. Take this blog for instance. Here I am blogging away about my journey of healing from chronic disease. I feel compelled to do it.  I can’t explain what drives me but I write mostly for […]