Podcast: some tips on seeing the positive in CoronaVirus isolation.

April 5, 2020

Positive views on isolation - Lizzie Pickering and Nick Parker

Podcast: positive lessons from CoronaVirus, with Lizzie Pickering and Nick Parker. I have stopped counting the ways that I am blessed with good fortune. And I am truly humbled in equally as many ways by all those people during this CoronaVirus time who only see suffering. Lizzie Pickering, the film maker, grief researcher and dear…

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The art & science of living. My journeys, strategies & discoveries

November 8, 2019

Nick Parker - The Cancer JourneyMan at the Isbourne

Monday 11th November 2019, Cheltenham at The Isbourne. Tickets available through isbourne.org

Staying Alive documentary with the wonderful Bill Turnbull

October 23, 2019

Bill Turnbull & Nick Parker - The Cancer JourneyMan

Documentary ‘Staying Alive’ airs Thursday 24th Oct, 10pm on Channel 4. I am feeling hugely conflicted at the moment. It does not need me to tell you that I have not posted anything for more than a year now. I had taken a sabatical from all things online for 12 months or so (I haven’t…

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An idea for getting more exercise into every day.

July 19, 2018

Nick Parker- The Cancer JourneyMan - standing at desk

There is so much advice on how much exercise we should be doing. Who knows what is the right advice.  Or what is wrong advice. And how do we assess ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ advice anyway? There are so many considerations to answering this, and I have had so many people challenge me on ‘what is…

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ChippyWellFest free tickets now available- a day of inspiring stories, talks and tips about your lifestyle health

July 6, 2018

ChippyWellFest lifestyle health conference logo

A unique day of inspiring talks to open minds and challenge understanding around lifestyle, health and wellbeing. Generously given to the community by ten expert health practitioners and lifestyle gurus. Hear about: …a real life story of how the prognosis of a terminal disease can be managed through the specifics of living the right lifestyle…

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How to boost your white cell count

June 24, 2018

cancer cell attacked by lymphocytes (white cells)

  I find this topic fascinating. I could make it the rest of my life’s work if I were more focused.  Or were I not to find so many other things about life and health so fascinating. Fascinating because My oncologist said that repairing my white cell count, following 5 months of chemotherapy, was not…

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Nick’s top 3 reading list – wellbeing books

June 19, 2018

Nick Parker - the Cancer JourneyMan reading list

I guess these sorts of things are a very personal thing.  They depend on where you are coming from and where you are going to. In the modern age there are so many ways to ‘consume’ a book too. I wonder if my top Audible books would be the same as my top books that…

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Michael McIntyre. Totally Irrepressible.

June 2, 2018

Michael McIntyre taking Nick Parker out to lunch Raphael Hospital 31st May 2018 1

  I had the greatest of privileges on Thursday just gone.  I caught up with the totally irrepressible man that is Michael McIntyre.  As many of you will know Michael is recovering from a stroke, currently at Raphael Hospital. You will be delighted to hear that he is his usual self: challenging convention, full of…

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Supplements: do you use them and are they recommended?

May 5, 2018

Nick Parker - The Cancer JourneyMan - supplements

This is such a popular topic in the ‘Conversations with an Audience’ events that I am humbled by being invited to hold around the country. I thought you would enjoy me sharing my opinion on supplements briefly here. Please note, as always, the preface to everything I say is: I am not a qualified health…

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Daily exercise tip – Nordic Walking

January 21, 2018

Nick Parker - the Cancer JourneyMan - Nordic walking

Today I experimented with Nordic walking for the first time.  And wish that I had discovered this before. I am now a convert. I love the thought that I can improve on the seemingly simple matter of walking. And I have to thank dear friend, Claire Worthington for this tip.  She shared this at a…

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