Post-Surgery Pain Reduced by Prayer

An interesting research paper published in Iran described an experiment conducted with 160 Muslim women who had recently undergone C-section under spinal anaesthesia. Half of the group listened to 20 minutes of a recited prayer meditation using headphones. The other...

Four Guidelines for Carers

First published in early Spring 2024. As I wrote this I could finally feel the bubbling energies of spring. It had been a long cold winter in the British Isles and it was lovely to feel a warmth on the breeze.   But even as the weather becomes warmer people are...

Self-Care for Medics

Preventative Medicine and the Inner Smile This is a chapter I wrote for Andrew Tresidder’s book for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals Health and Self-Care: Inner Balance for an Effective Life for Health Professionals.  You can download a full PDF of...