Being alive today

Being alive today

Happy new year Essential Being. A new beginning. A new moment. If you want to start again, you can. Take a deep breath and begin again. And it’s five years ago today since the big C entered the narrative of my life. It feels appropriate to mark the occasion but really I’m no longer particularly […]

Being Half-Way Through Treatment … Again

Being Half-Way Through Treatment … Again

Such a lot has happened since my last blog post.  Now is not the time to explore it. Despite my numerous promises (and sincere intention to follow through), I’m just not quite ready to reveal what happened in Bali although I have copious photos and even a video series. The reality is that I haven’t […]

Being Powerful – Why I Use Turmeric Every Day

Being Powerful – Why I Use Turmeric Every Day

Being Powerful – Why I Use Turmeric Every Day It’s remarkably powerful. That’s why I use turmeric every day. Most of us know turmeric as a bright yellow spice that gives curries their beautiful colour. It’s been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years to treat a range of inflammatory conditions including […]

Being with Dr Ian Gawler talking about lifestyle medicine

Being with Dr Ian Gawler talking about lifestyle medicine

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.

Being responsible for our own health: World Cancer Day

Being responsible for our own health: World Cancer Day

You and your loved ones deserve the best health you can have. You deserve to be vibrantly healthy. We all do. And being responsible for our own health is an act of profound self-love. So let’s change the conversation. Let’s stop being victims of cancer. Instead, let’s focus on ensuring the best possible health for us all. Let’s be responsible for our own health.