What we can learn from Remarkable Cancer Survivors

Dr. Kelly Turner, PhD, has written an excellent book entitled ‘Radical Remissions’ about the attitudes and actions of people who have had undergone a spontaneous remission after being told they had ‘incurable’ cancer. The Harvard undergrad got her PhD at UC Berkley interviewing nearly 100 of these remarkableRead More

Susan Wener at TEDx Montreal

In November, 2016, I spoke at TEDx Montreal about how the  things we tell ourselves have the capacity to influence and change our lives. It’s so important that we remember that life is not about what happens to us. What we choose to do with what happens to us will… Read More

The theme of Week 3 Podcast is self-compassion

Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge and Psychotherapist Dr. Timothy Walker deliver this third of nine Skills for Wellness Podcasts. They cover the science and practice of self-compassion, the ‘What the Hell” effect, and how to aim for a healthy weight (without a scale). The podcast finishes with the meditation of… Read More

Wellness Challenge Overview, FAQs, and the Meet-up

What is the Wellness Challenge?

The Wellness Challenge is a comprehensive program meant to change your mindset about self-care so you’ll be happier and healthier in the long term. We provide nine weekly ‘Skills for Wellness’ podcasts which teach the brain science of behavioural change, mindfulness-based stress reduction, self-compassion and… Read More