THE FOOTY’S BACK ON!

It’s a great time of the year in Australia when the footy season begins again, unless of course you’re a footy hater! Mostly though, football is a religion that runs through most Australian veins and it’s a popular topic of conversation, discussion

YOU’LL DO WHAT YOU WANT ANYWAY!

It’s been an interesting journey writing a health and wellness blog as both of these are very personal in nature. What works for me may not be relevant to you and vice versa. What I think is useful you may consider useless

INSURE YOUR WELL BEING WITH BUFFER TIME AND BREAKS

Something that I learned early on in my surgical career was the need to factor in a buffer into the regular week as well as to block out breaks on a regular basis. I know many of my surgical colleagues work a

THE PLACE OF NO THOUGHT

Often when speaking to people who are new to meditation, they comment that they can’t get thoughts out of their minds. It’s the commonest “complaint” when it comes to meditation. And its a fair complaint given that the purpose of meditation is

TRAINING SMARTER NOT HARDER

I was playing golf on the weekend with any old university friend and we were talking about running. He’d mention that he recently ran his best time of 39 minutes for a 10 km run! I said, “wow, that’s really fast”, because

USING MEDITATION AS PART OF YOUR SURGICAL JOURNEY

Very often I have been asked, “how do you integrate meditation and conventional medicine?” For me there is absolutely no conflict at all because it’s not one modality over another. They both have a role. As a urologist, many of the surgeries