June 4, 2019

Mindsettle is working to calm patients in many clinical settings using a combination of tranquil natural images and curated soothing music.

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Studies show that observing nature on a screen can lower heart rates, speed healing, reduce requests for pain medication,...

October 8, 2018

It's Mental Health Week in Queensland. I'm excited to be collaborating with The University of Queensland and the UQ Art Museum to bring the calming and restrative benefits of nature to stressed students.

Wednesday's theme at UQ is Rest & Relaxation which makes our Minds...

September 25, 2018

Hello and here’s the news -a bouncy springtime update from Mindsettle.


Mindsettle is designed to improve the patient experience by creating an environment of calm to healthcare facilities, using evidence-based concepts.  It uses mindful audio-visual content as an alter...

August 28, 2018

Sometimes life gets you down. Despite your desire to be positive and hopeful about the future you may find yourself filled with worries. Worries about your physical and mental health or that of your family, you may have financial or career concerns or relationship worr...

June 12, 2018

Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of co-presenting a mindfulness and self-care pre-conference workshop for the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program.

It was interesting to learn about Dadirri - which is a Aboriginal cultural term for stillness and deep listeni...

September 5, 2017

It is in our nature to be linked to nature. This connection is being severed as we lead more urban lives. When I first began studying the research in this area it was hard to find information on the internet. In the last year it's been heartening to see this area explo...

August 8, 2017

I'm alarmed to find I've become an anxiety alarmist. In a way it almost feels like I don't have a choice, I'm surrounded by it. Our society has become a pall of gloom. It's a sad situation that I want to change. I see my children, my family, my friends, my country, my...

July 28, 2017

I'm reading two books very slowly almost as a way of practicing mindfulness. Coming to our Senses by father of Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn (JKZ) and The Art of Living by living treasure Thich Nhat Hanh. Both men carefully consider the words they string together...

July 6, 2017

On Tuesday I spent most of the day enveloped in a warm feeling of euphoria. I like to note these feelings of joy to remind myself that they do occur. Our brains are wired to remember the bad stuff, learning how to avoid the bad (like sabre-toothed tigers) is how we've...

June 27, 2017

On Monday I began to understand more about dementia. Churches of Christ Care invited me along to their launch of the Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT). It is a virtual reality tool for carers of people with dementia to gain a "window into their world". There are 44.7 million...

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