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Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Stress Management

What I’m Listening To

This week I'm posting a new page as a blog to let you know I've updated the podcast page on the blog - you can find it here, it's under the 'What I'm Listening To' heading. I thought I’d change things up a bit around here! Instead of posting my podcast of the week from… Continue reading What I’m Listening To

Behaviour Change, Main blog page, Planetary Health

The top of my 2020 reading list

I love reading. For the past couple of years I’ve been enjoying non-fiction more and more. Sometimes after reading for my masters or revising for my GP exams at the moment, however, I don’t feel so much like reading more non-fiction. This year I’m really trying to make a habit of reading something every evening… Continue reading The top of my 2020 reading list

Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Public health

Making ‘The Januaries’ Sustainable

So, it’s this time of year when everyone seems to be sharing their new year’s resolutions and have advice on how to become the ‘new you’. If you are using the new year (decade even!) to stimulate some action and motivate you to make healthy life choices great! I applaud you. To make the greatest… Continue reading Making ‘The Januaries’ Sustainable

Behaviour Change, Main blog page, Public health

LiveWell Dorset Video Q&A

A couple of weeks ago I met up with a member of LiveWell Dorset. LiveWell Dorset is a service which can support all adults in Dorset and is funded by Public Health Dorset. They support anyone on their journey towards a happier, healthier you. They have 4 key areas of focus: Get active Lose weight… Continue reading LiveWell Dorset Video Q&A

Main blog page, Movement, Planetary Health

Active transport – why it’s good for both you & the planet

What is active transport? Active transport (also known as active mobility or active travel) is a method of transport that only utilises the physical activity of an individual. Examples of active transport are running, walking, cycling, skateboarding and roller skating. “The NHS can make a significant contribution to tackling the public health challenges of obesity… Continue reading Active transport – why it’s good for both you & the planet

Doctor Life, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress Management

Transforming health and wellbeing through lifestyle changes

As you might have seen on my Instagram stories, this week I gave a couple of workshops at Bournemouth University as part of a GP study day. The study day is an annual event when Foundation Year 2 doctors currently in GP, and trainees from the first 2 years of the GP training programme in… Continue reading Transforming health and wellbeing through lifestyle changes

Main blog page, Planetary Health

How to have a more sustainable Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Now I'm not here to stifle the joy. I love Christmas. Indulgence has become a key feature of it. Yet, being mindful and making some small changes can go a long way. You can actually really enjoy making Christmas more sustainable. Here are some of my favourite… Continue reading How to have a more sustainable Christmas