Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page

Developing an Action Plan

I'm going to kick right off from where I finished last week - if you haven't read the preceding blog on lifestyle prescriptions vs action plans I recommend you do so before diving in here! Step 1: The health professional ideally needs to be both the ‘expert’ and the ‘coach’ for a patient/client. In an… Continue reading Developing an Action Plan

Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page

Lifestyle Prescription vs. Action Plan

This week I thought I’d write about the difference between a lifestyle prescription and an action plan. It’s probably most aimed at physicians trying to integrate more lifestyle medicine into their practice, but think it will also be useful for those trying to make lifestyle changes - framing their change in a way that is… Continue reading Lifestyle Prescription vs. Action Plan

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

The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

Hi everyone! I thought I would use this week’s blog for an announcement! I've excitingly recorded a podcast! It's a joint venture between LiveWell Dorset & this platform. So far we have a pilot episode where we share introductions, explore the root cause of unhealthy habits and answer the question 'how do you LiveWell?'. Here's… Continue reading The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

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

Audible & Feel Better in 5

I love reading, over the past couple of years I’ve really got into non-fiction books and the list of books I want to read has been getting longer and longer! I’m not the fastest reader, and as like most of you, am often juggling different things and reading gets relegated to just 5 or 10… Continue reading Audible & Feel Better in 5

Behaviour Change, Main blog page

My Top 3 Behaviour Change TED Talks

If you follow me on Instagram or read my blogs you will know I've become really interested in behaviour change and have been reading books & listening to podcasts etc. on the topic. If you are wanting to make a positive change in your life, however small, or are interested in the topic of behaviour… Continue reading My Top 3 Behaviour Change TED Talks

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