Cancer and autoimmune diseases, in some respects can be thought of as ‘wake-up’ diseases. By that I mean that they are a ‘wake-up call’ to the patient that his or her life is out of control—that they have major life-style issues and they MUST be addressed for good health to return. These chronic diseases should […]
Most of us know that emotional stress is a major cause in bringing your immune system—and general health—down. We also know that stress for most of us is unavoidable. Short bursts of physical, chemical or emotional stress will probably do little harm to our health if we can learn from the events and develop resilient […]
There are three causes of cancer. There are the genetic causes, estimated to be between 5-10% of all cancers; The familial (hereditary) causes estimated to be between 3-10%; And, then there are the environment/lifestyle causes estimated to be 80-90% of all cancers. The medical system’s research on a cure for cancer is not strongly focused […]
It is known that dogs can smell tumors, because there are distinct chemicals produced by a cancer mass when it surpasses a certain size. Recently a team of Israeli, American, and British cancer researchers have developed a device to detect lung cancer, just by “sniffing” it. The device can even identify the stage to which […]
For chronic weight gain that you cant seem to shift you may need to go beyond diet and exercise and uncover additional triggers of weight gain. The first place to look is to your immune system which underpins all other body functions, including metabolism and fat storage. Your immune system can be weakened by drivers […]
Cancer is a genetic disease because we can inherit mutations associated with increased cancer risk, but most of these mutations are in fact linked to disruptions in the way a cancer cell is able to use energy to survive. Cancer causing mutations are closely linked to what is known as ‘mitochondrial disfunction’. Mitochondria are the energy-producing […]
“… cancer, in particular, will be appreciated as a disease of the mind as well as the body and treated at centres where body, mind and spirit are considered. One day, cancer will be cured by interventions that release emotions in a controlled fashion… and will actually cure or prolong high quality life in many cancers. Whatever the pain, it’s actually the brain where it is perceived. Sophisticated biofeedback methods instead of drugs or surgery will be used to treat it more successfully…”
Constant contact with chemicals through our lifestyle and in our foods is most often the cause of long term mental illnesses.
Being told by your doctor that you have cancer is a sure way to remind you of your mortality. Being diagnosed with a cancer mass however, is not necessarily a death sentence. Many people survive cancer without chemotherapy or radiation and it is believed that each of us have had spontaneous remission of many cancer micro-masses throughout our lives..
Over the years researchers have looked at a range of attitudes that people present as they attempt to prevent their cancer from returning following the hospital treatments. Typically these attitudes have related to being: optimistic vs. pessimistic; passive vs. aggressive; introvert vs. extrovert; neurotic vs. emotionally stable; truthful vs. untruthful and others. While there is merit […]
The yoga mind is different to others. In order to expand your reality, you need to delve into the world beyond the physical, to strip away the myth that, what you are experiencing right now is all that is real.
Being diagnosed with a cancer mass is the result of something about your mental and physical health being wrecked. Diagnosis is not in any way, a death knell, but it is a wake-up call, telling you that there are other deeper issues taking you away from a potential ‘sweeter path’ that you could be living. If […]
My perspective on diets and cancer is based on my training as a biologist, not as a nutritionist, nor a doctor and although I have studied modern ‘science-based’ nutrition/diets, I still support the old-school ideas.
Using Light to Improve Long-term Health Following Cancer Treatments
How does a cancer cell form? Cancer is an incredibly complicated disease and it is acknowledged that, just as every person is unique, every cancer mass is unique, and can have hundreds of different mutations in its cells
What is the force that keeps cells of an organ mutually committed to act as a community? What causes some cells of an organ to stop acting as a community cell, and become cancerous in behavior?
How can you use the ‘law of attraction’ to improve the quality of your life?
Certain yoga breathing techniques can boost your immune system and improve your overall health and wellbeing.
The Epstein–Barr virus is one of eight known viruses in the herpes family, and is one of the most common viruses in humans, with more than 95 percent of the world’s population suspected of having this human virus, either active or dormant in their bodies. This virus is an opportunist virus, much like its cousin, the […]
Every person on this planet has cancer cells in their body and specific immune cells continually keep the numbers low so that they cannot form a mass, block the function of the organ and cause death. It is interesting to understand that if all the cancer cells in your body could be collected in one […]
Like a good cup of tea or coffee, the ‘black gold’ of South America is something most of us enjoy, and there are health benefits to be had.
Loving someone can be an opportunity to grow spiritually— the key is finding the balance in your attachment.
Knowing why you’re in a relationship can allow you to either repair a damaged partnership or step out of it so you don’t waste the moments of your life.
Fructose disrupts brain chemistry and, in turn, can decay loving relationships. Discover how to test if your chemistry is ‘out’.
There are three key types of intimate relationships that help us understand the success and failure of partnerships. Can you relate to any of them?
Contribution can grow your personal relationships – just like tending to your garden – kindness and understanding allow love to bloom.
Love can make your world go round. When you fall in love with someone it can light up your heart and soul. But how do you maintain that passion and drive?
Petrochemicals build up in your intestines, liver and kidneys, in turn weakening your immune system. That’s why it’s essential to detoxify your organs!
Who am I? Conscious inquiry is a yoga ritual that brings you back to your true nature to feel more relaxed and content.
Yoga rituals such as namaste help keep us on our spiritual journey to realise our true nature.
Some people think the term hatha just means physical yoga. Others think it means ‘sun or moon’. But really there’s a stronger ‘force’ behind the meaning of hatha.
Christmas involves food, lots of food. And for those on a ‘restricted’ diet, family feasts can seem challenging. But it is possible to have your cake and eat it too!
By engaging both facets of the mind through yoga we can gain wisdom to help us follow the sweetest path in our life.
To experience the true essence of yoga we must look beyond the postures and breathing practices to its philosophies.
The often sensationalised reporting of medical research usually stems from the researchers themselves. So how much should we believe?
While preservatives found in some processed meats can impact human health, good quality red meat does not cause cancer.
There is much more to yoga than perfecting the lotus pose. Yoga is about freedom, mindfulness and, ultimately, experiencing oneness with the living universe.
Being a yoga teacher isn’t about demonstrating the perfect head stand. It’s about connecting with each student, being passionate and sharing knowledge.
A collage is a powerful meditation tool that can help you make better decisions in your life to follow your sweet path.
Cholesterol is not all bad for you—in fact your body needs it, particularly for the production of testosterone.
Eating a strict paleo diet can be limiting because it defines grains based on agronomy. The key is to consider grains based on botany and find Your Signature Diet.
The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is a time-honoured text that can help you manoeuvre through the challenges of life.
Are you tired of using antihistamines, eye drops and nasal sprays to get you through the changing seasons? There’s one magic cure that can help you.
Your body has to work hard to digest grains – some can do this easily while others become ill. Are grains making you sick?
What is the purpose of being alive? Recognising your personal understanding of the purpose of life can help you find your ‘sweet path’.
The word cancer strikes fear into the heart of most—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Feel more in control by improving your understanding of the disease.
Fructose can overload the liver and disrupt brain function, making it a sweet poison for many people.
The key factors impacting the efficiency of your immune system and steps you can take to boost your overall health.
How vaccinations work, how you can best prepare your immune system before receiving them, and alternative options.
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, your immune system is in poor shape. Find out what you can do to boost your immune system and keep your cancer cells in check.
Your immune system underpins your entire mental and physical wellbeing—but how does it actually work?
No More Chronic Fatigue: this book will help you boost your immune system to eliminate chronic fatigue, illness and disease.
Is Australia’s new Healthy Eating Pyramid moving a little closer toward a paleo-friendly diet?
Most of us have grown up thinking butter is bad for us but really it’s a superfood that can fuel our brain power!
Quinoa is touted as one of today’s superfoods—but what is it and can you eat it as part of a paleo or grain-free diet?
We create beliefs to anchor our understanding of the world around us. But sometimes our beliefs can bring unhappiness. The good news is you can change your beliefs!
There are many home treatments and natural remedies that can help you overcome cold and flu symptoms this winter.
Cold and flu symptoms are principally caused by your immune system overacting and in turn overloading the lymphatic system.
There are three basic needs that everyone uses to survive and it’s these needs that dictate how we behave and grow our character.
Humans are genetically adapted to eat cooked foods – in fact cooking made us human.
Balancing the millions of microbes in your gut is vital to achieving long-term health.
The story on how fats became the dieting enemy and why butter and meat belong in a healthy diet.
Many people believe eating fat, such as butter, makes us fat. Most health professionals and nutritional guidelines advise avoiding fat if we want to lose weight. But that does not have to be the case. Eating fat from animals only makes us fat when we combine it with plant carbohydrates that spike glucose then insulin, […]
Many of us carry the Epstein-Barr virus which can stay undetected and trigger autoimmune disease and cancer.
Imagine being able to prevent cancer by building an anticancer personality.
Dreams may hold the key to your spiritual journey. But what are dreams?
Pneumonia is a quite common lung inflammatory condition. But did you know many cases of pneumonia are linked to sadness and loss?
Some people think our hunter-gatherer ancestors only lived to 40 years of age and that our modern technology, plentiful food and medical and social systems have increased our longevity. In some ways this is true, but there is more to the story.
Recognising your negative self-talk is the first step in a spiritual journey of character development.
One of the keys to achieving a compelling, meaningful and fulfilling life is to know the facets of your character.
Combining immunotherapy and lifestyle changes can increase the chances for total remission from multiple sclerosis.
At one end of the scale, some people can eat any food, in any volume or combination, at any time of day or night, and remain totally symptom free and healthy throughout the whole of their lives.
What is the difference between feelings, emotions and mind characteristics? Are these terms interchangeable?
While money can buy joy and fun, it does not buy complete happiness, love or a higher purpose of spiritual meaning.
The modern paleo diet can take various forms but are any truly paleolithic?
Nutrition to your immune system is like petrol to your car. Petrol is necessary to make your car go, but does it improve the way it drives around corners?
Does the medical system really understand the connection between grains and chronic disease?
While Angelina Jolie’s story may have helped raise awareness of breast cancer as a whole, it is important people seek their own understanding of the disease.
Your experiences and the way you interpret them influence your mind through the hard-wiring of your brain.
Plants can be incredibly beneficial for human health but they can also be incredibly destructive.
A paleo diet has a lot to offer, but it can be challenging to stick to long-term. The key is to create your own Signature Diet!
Fructose is Satan’s sugar. It is a primary factor in gastrointestinal illness, obesity and mental disorders.