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 […]
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.
This week, 11 – 17 January, is Health Coach Week so I thought that I would do a post for #TuesdayChews. #TuesdayChews is the hashtag I use on social media to post a recipe on, believe it or not, Tuesdays! So yes, there is a recipe after I talk about what Health Coach Week and what I’ve been doing as a health coach …
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.