Dealing With Holiday Blues

We are well into the holiday season and its a busy and fun time for most with thoughts of getting together with family and friends, attending holiday parties, giving gifts and just reveling in the spirit of the season. Although this is a joyous time for most, there are a lot of people for whom […]

Dealing With Holiday Stress

American Thanksgiving is upon us and those of you who live in the US will be celebrating with family, friends and the traditional turkey dinner. This marks the beginning of the holiday season which extends from Thanksgiving straight through to New Year’s Eve. This is a time of reflection over the past year as well […]

Why Did I Write My Book?

People often wonder what inspired me to write my book, ‘Healing From The Inside Out: Overcome Chronic Disease and Radically Change Your Life.’ They also wonder how I could possibly find the time for such an endeavour given my busy schedule as a physician and family responsibilities. What I tell most people is that it […]

The Power of Stillness

In my last blog post I discussed the problem of overwhelm which is becoming all to prevalent in our fast-paced multitasking modern society. I discussed the factors that lead to this including the increasing demands on our time and the increasing complexity of our lives which is fuelled by modern technology which allows us instant […]

Dealing With Overwhelm

Overwhelm. It is a term which is all too familiar to most of us. We are all dealing with an unprecedented amount of responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis. This can include work deadlines, shuttling our kids between home, school and their activities, doing the groceries, making dinner, getting your car’s oil changed, picking […]

What Is The Shadow?

This is one of the most intriguing questions which can give us deep insights into our being. The shadow is that aspect of ourselves which most like to ignore and often manifests as negativity in our lives. This can take the form of depression, incessant worry and anxiety, anger, regret and shame to name a […]

What Is Love?

I’d like to talk about one of the most controversial and emotionally-wrenching subjects that affects everyone: Love. Love has been the subject of countless books, television dramas, movies, songs and pervades all aspects of our popular culture. It is, however, one of the most misunderstood subjects there is. I am no expert in love and […]