Illness And Disease
The way we move shapes our bodies
When we look at people’s bodies as they age, it is easy to see how a person has lived – stooped over, bent over with aches and pains, twisted spines, waddling ways of walking, osteoarthritis of the hips and lower spines. But what is it that shaped the body this way?
How to care for yourself during the Coronavirus pandemic
We are living in unprecedented times during the Coronavirus pandemic. Fear of catching Coronavirus COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, has changed the world, the way it is run and how we live in it.
Turning a blind eye to suicide
Why are the devastating numbers of death by suicide not making front page and news headlines everywhere, every single day? Does it have to be someone we actually love for it to affect and shock us into seeing the reality of how great an issue death by suicide really is?
Is there a healthy way to be ill?
None of us are immune from ever being ill and we have many phrases that reflect that this is an everyday part of life. We cannot always prevent ourselves from getting sick, but is there a healthy way to be ill?
My resurrection from chronic fatigue syndrome
It is possible to obtain good health and establish a healthy lifestyle by making little changes to how we live.
Ageing – to be feared or lived?
How do we feel about ageing, and what are the pictures we carry? Is there a way to age that brings a deeper purpose to this stage of life?
Millions of dollars and still no cure for cancer
Millions of dollars and many decades of research have gone into finding a cure for cancer and yet we still have no answers, no solutions and no way of preventing this dreadful disease.
Don’t shoot the messenger!
We have one of the world’s leading experts in health and medicine with us 24 hours a day – our body! How can we deepen our relationship with our bodies and listen to what our bodies are telling us?
Championing the myth of living longer
People are living longer. Do we consider how they are living and what quality of life they have in their final decades? Is it truly living if we are medicated, drugged and artificially sustaining life in a body that is carrying so much illness and disease?
The forgotten side of dementia
We are in the middle of a new and burgeoning burden of disease. It is the forgotten side of dementia in the era that has prided itself on extending human life.