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.
Bringing the practice of meditation into our lives begins with being like the Buddha. Or at least aspiring to being like the Buddha – still, undistracted by physical sensations and emotions. Just allowing whatever arises to pass away in its own time. And if we absolutely have to move, then we try to do so while maintaining that centre of stillness, that equipoise of the Buddha.
We’re just days out from the Christmas break here in Melbourne and it’s time for me to share the links on meditation, cancer and diet I’ve collected over the last month.
Good health begins in the mind. And we can train our minds to create the life we want, including perfect health. In this video, I share a visualisation meditation that you can do each day to begin the journey.
Being Linked in November – Links on meditation, cancer, diet and other stuff. Reflections on a compassionate understanding of the world. How toxic is sugar really? Is coconut oil as good as we are told it is? What role does diet play for cancer survivors? Is gratitude good for our health? Can sound blast tumours?