Peace of mind

In 2005 Dr Tim Wittick took a course in mindfulness meditation as an undergraduate medical student at Monash University in Melbourne. He was able to put the techniques he learned to good use when they helped him keep calm and successfully complete his final exams.

“It gave me the skills to deal with stressful situations in my personal life, to keep things in perspective, keep a clear mind and focus,” he says.

But the benefits didn’t stop at exams and he also found mindfulness flowed into his consultations.

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