Cover image for lecture: Healthy Brain, Healthy Body, Healthy Bowel: the Key to Healing?

Lecture Overview

While the mechanics of mind-body links are still being unravelled, your brain, and consequently, your thoughts and emotions, do play a role in how we experience physical pain. Optimal healing is hindered if the body is in a state of stress, pain, or anxiety. This session provides a light-hearted exploration at the phenomenon of the mind-body relationship.


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Ros Ben-Moshe

Ros Ben-Moshe is director of LaughLife Wellbeing Programs, a leading provider of wellbeing, mindfulness, and laughter wellness programs. LaughLife delivers programs for a diverse range of clients, including hospitals. Ros holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion, and a Masters of Public Health. She has also held a teaching and research position at La Trobe University and was a subject coordinator and tutor in the School of Public Health and Human Biosciences. Ros has conducted research on laughter in a dialysis unit and run pilot studies investigating the health benefits of laughter wellness activities in aged care facilities. She is the author of the book: <em> Laughing at Cancer – How to Heal with Love, Laughter and Mindfulness. </em>



38 Total Rating(s)

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hilary blee
12 May 2019

I enjoyed this short lecture, it would have been good if it was a little less rushed

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Adrienne Hokin
11 May 2019

It was a helpful and practical lecture.

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Dianne Chand
10 May 2019

Begininning to use this as preactical guide for my learning over the next year. So far it has been a great tool with relevant topics to my ward.

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Natasha Ore
28 Apr 2019

Overall I really enjoyed this Lecture, was hard to hear at times when she kept turning away, but very important to be reminded of these things and a good learning activity.

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Jennifer Wallis
18 Apr 2019

Important to be reminded of these things. Bright, uplifting, simple and helpful

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Jen Shears
11 Apr 2019

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Lynne Shanahan
14 Mar 2019

Excellent, all should watch this one.

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Nicholas Stewart Cleave
12 Feb 2019

Stimulating presenter, excellent.

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Sue Alsop
07 Feb 2019

A good learning activity.

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Lauren Scardino
06 Feb 2019

The point of view it gives you is very positive and should be practiced in and out of the workplace.