Stress, anxiety and wellbeing: a jigsaw puzzle

Stress and stress-related health complications are possibly the biggest public health concerns we have across our communities today. They certainly are if you include anxiety disorders and depression under the broad umbrella of ‘stress-related’. Over the...

A Revolution in Healthcare

Economies and government coffers are groaning under the load of escalating medical and healthcare expenditure. Some medical authorities claim that many of the thousands of Australia’s medicare funded procedures are useless and even harmful. The health minister...

YOU finding YOUR way

Regarding learning meditation, on the front page of this website I have written: “In the end it is YOU finding YOUR way. The teaching supports you in exploring, trying things, and ultimately trusting your experience.” Putting it in a different way one...

To move or not to move

Stillness is often named and described as a key feature of meditation; physical and mental stillness. In a previous blog essay titled ‘What is Meditation’ I described meditation as “just sitting … Just sit, and then sit some more for a...

Walking, simply walking

Taking a walk is a great thing to do for so many reasons. It can be good exercise, particularly for those not suited to more vigourous exercise. For me I often find it great ‘thinking time’. Walking can include the enjoyment of being out in a natural...