How do we cope with COVID-19? Last month I was honoured to present to National Disability Services staff about using mindfulness to help cope with COVID-19. National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia’s peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1170 non-government service providers. Collectively, NDS members operate several thousand services for Australians with…

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A Spring Clean for the Mind 2020

How are you doing right now… during this strangest and most uncertain time – globally – in our lifetime? It is overwhelming to know there is a contagion sweeping the globe. Perhaps you are still coming to terms with what is happening. Possibly you are in lockdown– or quarantined? Maybe you are still rallying against…

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I am thrilled to have my story in the May edition of MiNDFOOD Magazine, especially to be able to share my top five wellbeing practices. These are five practices that have been invaluable to me on a daily basis, particularly in weakening anxiety’s grip and the ongoing management of living with cancer.   I have…

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Meg Welchman was featured in the QWeekend published on Saturday 6 April 2019. The piece was written by Elissa Lawrence and covers Meg’s diagnosis with Stage IV aggressive breast cancer and the writing of This Present Moment, her positive outlook nurtured by her parents, the love story between her and her husband Simon and the family…

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The year seems to have only just started and somehow we find ourselves already in March! I cleared out my storeroom on the weekend and found something quite surprising; one last box of 2019 This Present Moment Calendars! In Roman times March was the first month of the 10 month Roman calendar. So with that…

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I was fortunate to meet Joey Remenyi from Seeking Balance International during a Gunnas Writing Retreat run by Catherine Deveny late last year. Joey is an audiologist who specialises in vertigo and tinnitus. She led a mindfulness session that helped me unlock some of the body niggles I was experiencing. I mentioned my book on…

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