Spirituality and HealingAutumn 2017, Living Well Magazine by Paul Bedson Growth A seed lies in the soil, It cracks open. A sprout emerges; it pushes up through the soil into the light of day. Now the plant grows towards the light. A bud forms on the stem, tight and protective, until it too cracks open. … Continue reading Spirituality and Healing
The Joy of CompostingSummer 2016, Living Well Magazine by Wendy Neagle Whatever your garden or soil problem, compost fixes everything. It rebalances soil pH, it helps to detoxify soil by binding toxins and heavy metals, and it dramatically increases the soils moisture holding capacity. Humus – the end result of composting - is also what … Continue reading The Joy of Composting
Meditation - Medicine for the MindSummer 2016, Living Well Magazine by Adj. Assoc. Professor Sanjay Raghav In Eastern traditions tracing back to ancient times, the mind has been deeply studied and researched, leading to the revelation that the ‘mind’ is merely a bundle of thoughts, a by-product of desires and feeling incomplete. When looking beyond … Continue reading Meditation – Medicine for the Mind
Fruits, Veggies and IllnessSummer 2016, Living Well Magazine Research shows evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption is linked to a longer life, and is directly linked to reduced cancer death and cardiovascular mortality. Regular consumption of fruit and vegetables is linked to a longer life, according to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and … Continue reading Fruits, Veggies and Illness
Qigong – Go with the Flow!Summer 2016, Living Well Magazine by Paul Bedson Modern civilization seems to require a busy life, a busy mind and a tight body in order to ‘push through’ and ‘succeed’. But a contracted body, tight emotions and a fixed mindset create the conditions for imbalances and disease. We need to … Continue reading Qigong – Go with the Flow!
Conscious, Courageous ChoicesAutumn 2017, Living Well Magazine by Sharda Sethi On the 10th June 2012, soon after my 41st birthday, I was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. My health prior to this had not been very good either. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2008 and lived with constant pain and extreme fatigue on … Continue reading Conscious, Courageous Choices
Paying it ForwardSummer 2016, Living Well Magazine by Ben Kerslake Being diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma in Nov 2014, and being told at 32 with a young family that (worse case) I could have 4-6 months to live, was incomprehensible. I was convinced right from the onset that I was not a statistic and was … Continue reading Paying it Forward
Exploring Intentions for the FutureSummer 2016, Living Well Magazine I am a busy GP working in the southeastern suburbs, with a passion for holistic medicine and empowering patients to take charge of their health with an integrative approach and a healthy lifestyle. I have been financially contributing to the Foundation for many years - probably … Continue reading Exploring Intentions for the Future
Sanjay Raghav at the 2016 ASLM Conference Our therapeutic director, Adj. Assoc. Professor Sanjay Raghav, presented at the recent ASLM Conference in Melbourne. You can watch Sanjay's talk here in this 18 minute video...
Living with GratitudeSpring 2016, Living Well Magazine by Brenda Scarlett On March 22, 2010 I was diagnosed with bowel cancer. Being told you have cancer brings the strongest person to their knees. There is a feeling of disbelief and your mortality stares you in the face. Suddenly all the things that seemed so important are … Continue reading Living with Gratitude