Ros’s Story

Ros is author of the critically acclaimed book “Laughing at cancer – How to Heal with Love, Laughter and Mindfulness” published by Brolga Publishing P/L in June 2017 and now in its second edition. The book is part memoir, part healing guide based on her experience healing from bowel cancer. It has received widespread media attention including Channel 7 Radio National Lifematters, ABC 774 with Libbi Gorr, Daily Mail and 3AW. Ros was guest speaker at Melbourne Jewish Book Week and Sydney Jewish Writer’s Festival.

Her company LaughLife Wellbeing Programs was founded based on her passions for mindfulness, positivity and laughter. Ros is Adjunct lecturer in the School of Public Health at La Trobe University, where for many years she lectured in health promotion. She has a Master of Public Health and Post Graduate qualifications in Health Promotion.

Ros’s  ‘Laugh out Loud’ project in residential aged care facilities featured on ABC TV and in The Herald/Sun and the laughter therapy program for dialysis patients at Monash Health she was part of won the Innovation in Nursing/Midwifery, Monash Health Nursing and Midwifery Award and featured on The Project (Channel 10) and in The Age .

Ros is a MVP Champion for Cancer Aid and was appointed Laughter Ambassador by Laughter Yoga International. She is Laughter Wellness Expert for the digital TV Channel, The Love Destination.  She presented at the 2016 LearnX Live Summit and is a regular presenter  at Ausmed Education and the Australasian Laughter Wellness conferences. She has written for Mamamia, The Huffington Post and Wellbeing Magazine.

Ros is a popular and engaging presenter, delivering programs, training and keynotes for the community, educational, government and corporate sectors. She loves inspiring and empowering people to enhance their own wellbeing by embracing a positive mindset even during times of adversity.

She is a member of the Association of Applied Therapeutic Humor and The International Positive Psychology Association.

With a rich life experience and broad professional and academic background, Ros will inspire you to live a joy and purpose-filled life.