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Cover image for lecture: My Experience of 'Laughing at Cancer'

Lecture Overview

6 years ago, Ros Ben-Moshe had a colonoscopy that revealed bowel cancer. She was given 3 options and told to 'enjoy' making the decision on her treatment. With a background in laughter therapy and mindfulness, Ros decided she had to start practicing what she preached. Here's her personal story on surviving bowel cancer.

Educators

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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> See Educator Profile

Reviews

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4 Total Rating(s)
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Cally Berryman
06 Mar 2020

Interesting personal account of her cancer and treatment.

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Michele Selby
03 Nov 2019

Interesting

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Tania Hill
03 Apr 2019

A very personal story.

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Emma Kerr
12 Jun 2018

interesting talk