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Feb

17

Mind your body

There is no doubt that when you take it to the next level, the mind and the body are connected, and that when those connections are intact and in balance you have health and when they’re broken you have disease.” Esther Sternberg MD The connection of our mind-body is an important part of how we […]

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Aug

04

5 Tips  for a Good Night’s Sleep

I don’t sleep well when I travel and I never sleep on planes.  When I’m not in my own bed I toss and turn for what seems like the entire night and after a few days of this my body and mind are exhausted.  Is this experience of sleep deprivation familiar? Sleep Health Sleep is […]

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May

10

Happiness = Love and makes for good economics too

If you are a regular follower you may have noticed I have been away for a while.  Now that didn’t make me happy! but the reason for the absence certainly did.  I was engaging in passionate pursuits of the academic kind.  More on this another time but needless to say I was working in flow, […]

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Jan

20

Mindfulness at School

    As part of my work at RMIT I am conducting research into teaching mindfulness in schools.  My research considers teachers perceptions of the experience of teaching mindfulness meditation for the first time.  I have been impressed by the rich descriptions and impressions of the teachers I have interviewed.  Their reflections of the benefits […]

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Apr

15

The oceans offer a source of hope

Let’s start this conversation about wellness and the marine environment with some examples of how the marine environment can impact our wellness.  Firstly let’s look again at what wellness is. As I’ve previously discussed, wellness can mean different things to different people in different contexts.  But regardless of the context, wellness is a conscious decision […]

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Nov

19

Inspiration today

  Hospitals were places of laughter, amusement and recreation. They were houses of joy. The masters of the land believed that sickness should be cured before it became sickness. Healing was always needed and was considered a necessary part of life. They went to the hospitals to improve their art of breathing. They went for […]

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