Mindfulness in the time of COVID-19

How do we cope with COVID-19? Last month I was honoured to present to National Disability Services staff about using mindfulness to help cope with COVID-19. National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia’s peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1170 non-government service providers. Collectively, NDS members operate several thousand services for Australians with…

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In these uncertain times…

A Spring Clean for the Mind 2020

How are you doing right now… during this strangest and most uncertain time – globally – in our lifetime? It is overwhelming to know there is a contagion sweeping the globe. Perhaps you are still coming to terms with what is happening. Possibly you are in lockdown– or quarantined? Maybe you are still rallying against…

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Five Wellbeing Practices For Everyone

I am thrilled to have my story in the May edition of MiNDFOOD Magazine, especially to be able to share my top five wellbeing practices. These are five practices that have been invaluable to me on a daily basis, particularly in weakening anxiety’s grip and the ongoing management of living with cancer.   I have…

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Songs in the Key of Hope

Meg Welchman was featured in the QWeekend published on Saturday 6 April 2019. The piece was written by Elissa Lawrence and covers Meg’s diagnosis with Stage IV aggressive breast cancer and the writing of This Present Moment, her positive outlook nurtured by her parents, the love story between her and her husband Simon and the family…

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Lost and Found

The year seems to have only just started and somehow we find ourselves already in March! I cleared out my storeroom on the weekend and found something quite surprising; one last box of 2019 This Present Moment Calendars! In Roman times March was the first month of the 10 month Roman calendar. So with that…

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Seeking Balance

I was fortunate to meet Joey Remenyi from Seeking Balance International during a Gunnas Writing Retreat run by Catherine Deveny late last year. Joey is an audiologist who specialises in vertigo and tinnitus. She led a mindfulness session that helped me unlock some of the body niggles I was experiencing. I mentioned my book on…

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Taking a break

Happy New Year dear reader! I hope you are off to a mindful start to 2019. I am about to go on a two week holiday and will be back in early February. With this scheduled time away I have decided to reduce my reliance on technology and not take my phone with me. This…

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Beautiful mindfulness for the year ahead!

The 2019 This Present Moment Calendar is now available from our online shop. Each month features vivid photography and original contemplative quotes from the book “This Present Moment” to inspire your days and plan your moments. The stunning photography captures moments over the past twelve months in Meg’s life, living in Brisbane and travelling around…

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Second time lucky!

New Book Video

 “Is there a word that describes the delight of reaching into a cardboard box and pulling out a copy of your own self-published book?”   Meg and Grace are overjoyed to be presenting the second edition of This Present Moment to you this month. Hot off the press, the fully revised and expanded art journal…

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The days are long but the years fly by

“The days are long but the years fly by” was something my sister-in-law said to me when we were bringing up our toddlers. A day felt like an eternity at times as we struggled to navigate through those early days of minimal sleep and endless demands. Fast forward to 2017, in which my son turned…

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