Artistic Symbolism of 150 Years of Medicine

Artistic Symbolism of 150 Years of MedicineSpring 2017, Living Well Magazine Gawler community member, Michael Meszaros, is a brilliant artist who was commissioned to create a major public sculpture for the 150th anniversary of Melbourne University Medical School. The 2.3 metre high bronze sculpture, was unveiled in August 2013, and until very recently took up … Continue reading Artistic Symbolism of 150 Years of Medicine

Plant-Based Initiatives in the U.S. and Canada

Plant-Based Initiatives in the U.S. and CanadaSpring 2017, Living Well Magazine In June 2017, The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates passed the resolution for hospitals in the United States to provide plant-based meals that are low in fat, sodium and added sugars, to remove cancer-causing (Group 1, carcinogenic) processed meats from their menus, and … Continue reading Plant-Based Initiatives in the U.S. and Canada

Lessons through Cancer created a Community

Lessons through Cancer created a CommunitySpring 2017, Living Well Magazine by Jillian Exton At what point do you really know – or stop to consider – if what you are doing is what you are really meant to be doing in this life? Entry into a grown-up life can be a haphazard transition; what is … Continue reading Lessons through Cancer created a Community

Walking El Camino de Santiago

Walking El Camino de SantiagoWinter 2017, Living Well Magazine by Madeleine Selian Readers may remember long-time member of the Gawler community, Madeleine Selian, from her inspiring feature story ‘The Gift of Life’ in our Winter 2014 edition of Living Well magazine. Madeleine attended her first cancer program in early 2003, and has continued to attend … Continue reading Walking El Camino de Santiago

The “Beginner’s Mind” in Meditation

The “Beginner’s Mind” in MeditationWinter 2017, Living Well Magazine by Paul Bedson Zen master Shunryo Suzuki encouraged his meditation students, even the advanced ones, to practice with Beginner’s Mind (Shoshin). Beginner’s Mind is having an attitude of freshness, curiosity, openness, receptivity, eagerness and humility. In Beginner’s Mind there is a lack of expectations, preconceptions and … Continue reading The “Beginner’s Mind” in Meditation

Bali Adventures

Bali AdventuresSpring 2017, Living Well Magazine July 2017 was a memorable month for the Foundation, with our first ever International retreat taking place amidst the amidst the tranquil rice fields of Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Participants enjoyed a week of rejuvenation for the body, mind and soul… experiencing authentic Balinese accomodation, surroundings and traditions, delicious organic … Continue reading Bali Adventures