Main blog page, Stress Management, Lifestyle Medicine

Gratitude for Positivity

This week I wanted to share something that is helping me to keep positive during this pandemic – a daily gratitude practice. This is something which, if you find is helpful, would be something that you could keep up and practice for your wellbeing long after the lock down has ended. https://youtu.be/z-r8SeOinrw I do talk… Continue reading Gratitude for Positivity

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Public health, Stress Management

Wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. This week I recorded a couple of videos in the hope they provide you with some useful, actionable tips to keep as well as possible, physically, mentally and emotionally during the current lockdown. Here they are: https://youtu.be/5Q8xFncag1U https://youtu.be/JiSYUgW4DC8   Do let me know how you get on… Continue reading Wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Public health, Stress Management

Social distancing during COVID-19

Hi Guys, As you might have seen, I've started a YouTube channel! Check out a video I did earlier this week on social distancing - what it is, why it's important and how to support your physical, mental & emotional wellbeing during this time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE_sfH01HZs&t=1s Hope you are all well. #togetherevenwhenapart Emma x

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Nutrition

Book Review Vlog – Brain Changer by Prof Felice Jacka

My first vlog! I know we are all busy and sometimes it is easier and more relaxing to watch videos instead of reading blogs. So I thought I'd try something different - vlogging! This week I start small, with a book review. I review a book I recently read on nutritional psychiatry by Prof Felice Jacka.… Continue reading Book Review Vlog – Brain Changer by Prof Felice Jacka

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!