To Be, or Not to Be Organic? Winter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Maia Bedson To Be, or Not to Be Organic? An important question in this day and time (apologies to aficionados of Shakespeare). With around 82,000 chemicals now on the market without safety testing, and hundreds of chemicals being found in babies before they … Continue reading To Be, or Not to Be Organic?
Can Food be Medicine Against Cancer?Winter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Dr David Wilkinson (MBBS FRACS) Food CAN fight cancer, according to the new book by Australian cancer surgeon Dr David Wilkinson. In response to repeated requests from his cancer patients for information about the potential benefits of the right food, surgical oncologist Dr David Wilkinson … Continue reading Can Food be Medicine Against Cancer?
My Journey with Overcoming MSWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Corinne Nijjer Most of my teens and twenties were spent eating rubbish, smoking, sleeping and being overweight, in chronic pain and depressed. In my early twenties I received a misdiagnosis of Fibromyalgia due to the chronic pain, but in 2004 this was changed to a … Continue reading My Journey with Overcoming MS
The Breath of Life Autumn 2016, Living Well Magazine A meditative and contemplative piece by Paul Bedson A beginning meditation (An audio of this guided meditation is available at www.gawler.org/breathing-meditation) Gently close your eyes and settle into your body. Sit with an upright and open posture. In your own way, take a few moments to … Continue reading The Breath of Life
The Missing Piece:The Integrative ApproachAutumn 2016, Living Well Magazine DeeDee Maltman, an Integrative Doctor from the small yet cosmopolitan city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, recently attended our Eat Well : Live Well Retreat, having learned about our work through The Connection DVD (1). DeeDee has been a family doctor for 31 years. She loves conventional … Continue reading The Missing Piece: The Integrative Approach
Set Your Compass:A Roadmap to a Meaningful Life by Siegfried Gutbrod A recent study by an Australian palliative care nurse has shown that the biggest regret of people on their deathbed is ‘I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me’1. Yet in our … Continue reading Set Your Compass – A Roadmap to a Meaningful Life
Contributing your Inner Peace to World Peace by Dr Ian Gawler Summer 2015/16, Living Well Magazine In response to the recent Paris terrorist attacks, headlines trumpeted “France vows ‘merciless’ response to unprecedented atrocity”. The French President, looking somewhat dazed, stated: “France will stand firm. We are going to fight and our fight will be merciless.” … Continue reading Contributing your Inner Peace to World Peace by Ian Gawler
Christmas Presence and the “Santa Pause” By Paul Bedson Summer 2015/16, Living Well Magazine “Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.”- Doctor Seuss The Grinch is a grouchy, mean-spirited green monster with a heart “two sizes too small”. Annoyed by all the noisy and joyful celebrations of Christmas, he disguises himself as … Continue reading Christmas Presence and the “Santa Pause”
Sleep Wellness – the overnight remedy By Professor Avni Sali Summer 2015/16, Living Magazine Most people can relate to the feelings of impaired daytime function and fatigue, lack of concentration and memory problems associated with a poor night’s sleep. But did you know that poor or insufficient sleep can also be a major health risk? … Continue reading Sleep Wellness – the overnight remedy by Professor Avni Sali
Midlife Transition by Dr Robyn Vickers-Willis A time of self-reflection and reassessment of life... Jenny, 42, puts down her mobile and slumps in the chair. Motionless, she stares in to space whispering to her self ‘I can’t go on. I can’t go on.’On the surface Jenny’s life looks picture-perfect with a hard working husband, two … Continue reading Midlife Transition