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, 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, 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

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

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Series - Lifestyle Medicine in NICE guidance, Sleep

Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain

Following on from last week, I'm discussing NICE guidance is going to be ‘Preventing excess weight gain’  (NICE guidance NG7). I started this discussion last week, so if you haven't read this yet, I recommend it. Further advice for parents and carers of children and young people Encourage parents, carers and everyone in regular contact… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Series - Lifestyle Medicine in NICE guidance

Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2a – preventing excess weight gain

This week’s NICE guidance is going to be ‘Preventing excess weight gain’  (NICE guidance NG7) I realise this is an emotive subject, but I think it is important to talk about it and empower people with the information and tools they can use to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing. The aim of this… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2a – preventing excess weight gain