Health

Beat Cancer

There is a great deal we can do for ourselves in our everyday lives, both to avoid the disease and to support medical treatment in helping our bodies to fight it. Eat a healthy diet We really are what we eat. Our diet has a major impact on our body...

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How to Meditate with Colour

The wonderful phenomenon of colour constantly surrounds us: in nature, in the colours of flowers, foliage and trees as they change through the seasons; in the plumage of birds; in the translucent colours of gemstones brought from the earth’s darkness. We witness the wonder of colour through the incredible display...

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Your Second Brain

Sometimes people joke about there being two brains: a female one inside the head and a male one inside the trousers. If you think that I’m going to talk about this supposed second brain, then you’re mistaken. What I’m going to talk about is another brain – the one inside our...

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Pilates for Respiratory Health

As we age, we may experience changes that affect our lungs, which can then limit the activities of daily life. These changes may be due to the late onset of asthma, or the development of chronic bronchitis or emphysema, both of which can, in turn, lead to the more serious...

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The Spark in the Machine

When I was three years old I caught my thumb in a folding chair. I cannot remember this episode, filled as it must have been with blood and pain, but my mother does. She packed the amputated tip of the thumb on ice and rushed me to the Emergency Department,...

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How to Laugh Your Way to Happiness

The everlasting resource inside you For years I had heard the phrase ‘true happiness lies within in you’ but I always thought that it was somehow hidden, and would require meditative practice or immense wisdom before it could be accessed. I didn’t have the time, opportunity or desire to go on...

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