The Yin and Yang of COVID-19

by Paul Bedson Every crisis that humanity and the world experiences, the bushfires, the drought, the famine, the floods and COVID-19, has a yang and a yin aspect. The yang aspect is the immediate, urgent, frantic response to minimise suffering. The yin aspect comes in time as we pause to contemplate the significance of the crisis. … Continue reading The Yin and Yang of COVID-19

Coeliac Disease

Article by Maia Bedson Coeliac Awareness Week (13th – 20th March 2020) aims to raise awareness about coeliac disease - which is an autoimmune condition where the immune system reacts to gluten, resulting in damage to the lining of the small intestine. Around 1 in 70 Australians have coeliac disease; however, a large number of … Continue reading Coeliac Disease

Kidney Health for All

by Maia Bedson Our kidneys work all day and night for us, filtering around 150 litres of our blood every 24 hours. If this is hindered in any way, and diet is a major factor in how our kidney’s function, then metabolic wastes can build up in our bloodstream and lead to a gradual decline … Continue reading Kidney Health for All

The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift Winter 2018, Living Well Magazine by Joan O'Shea Recently we caught up with Joan O’Shea, the face of our 2018 Tax Appeal, to learn more about her experience with Breast Cancer, and how receiving a bursary to attend our Cancer Fundamentals Retreat impacted her journey. Joan has lived a full and fascinating life. … Continue reading The Greatest Gift

New Pathways through Mindfulness

New Pathways through Mindfulness by Karen Hansen Every school morning as I entered the Primary School, I would take care to only step on floor tiles that were a slightly different colour to the rest. It wasn’t by choice –  I HAD to do this! even though I was holding up a stream of fellow students in the process. Other … Continue reading New Pathways through Mindfulness