Man beats cancer – or man gives himself cancer?

Man beats cancer – or man gives himself cancer?

This is the kind of ‘beating cancer’ story that I find really disturbing. In the Guardian article, the photograph is captioned ‘Jonathan Acott: ‘I wanted to prove that I would not be beaten by my cancer.’ So, at first sight it’s about a remarkable man who has used increasingly extreme forms of exercise to beat cancer three times. He says that: ‘Working with researchers...

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When it comes to exercise, I’m definitely with the tortoise

When it comes to exercise, I’m definitely with the tortoise

I was just asked by a journalist writing for a health magazine whether I had any tips on starting and maintaining an exercise program. She wanted something different from the usual ‘ get a personal trainer’, ‘set goals’ and ‘start by walking’ advice that we’ve all heard a million times. My talk on Wednesday was on exactly that, so I was ready with my...

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Boss Burnout?

Boss Burnout?

Running your own business can be stressful at the best of times. Domini Stuart tells us what can happen when the pressure builds and how we can deal with it. It’s no secret that stress can have a powerful impact on your bottom line. Workers’ compensation claims for stress-related conditions now top $200 million a year, while work-related stress accounts for the longest periods of...

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