My Experience of 'Laughing at Cancer'

CPD
35m
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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

Portrait of Ros Ben-Moshe
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

Details
CPD35m of CPD
First Published06 August 2017
Updated06 August 2017
Expires
28 June 2020
Topics
Oncology
Mental Health
Chronic Illness
Psychology
Psychosocial Considerations
Healthy Lifestyle Counselling
Complementary Therapies
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