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Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

After starting to post some short yoga flows on my Instagram page I was asked to provide more of a guide for those who were a complete beginner, either with descriptions or voiceovers. In light of this I thought I’d write a blog guiding you through one of the most common and foundational sequences you’ll… Continue reading Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

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Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 2

So diving straight in where I left things last week. If you haven’t read the first part of this blog I strongly recommend you do so. Yoga Yoga has been shown to be beneficial for stress management. A common reason for people to take up yoga is to reduce their stress levels and feel more… Continue reading Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 2

Doctor Life, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Stress Management

Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 1

Working in health care is emotionally and physically draining. Burnout and low morale are rising. Stress is endemic amongst the medical profession. 80% of junior doctors report excessive work-related stress 1,2, 38.4% of NHS staff went off sick with work-related stress in 2017 3 and 61% say their work-related stress had risen in the past… Continue reading Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 1

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How I Cope with Night Shifts

Night shifts are on my mind as I just finished a weekend of them and have them next week too. Everyone copes with night shifts differently, in their own way that works for them. In this blog I’m going to discuss some of the strategies I’ve come up with which helps me to get through… Continue reading How I Cope with Night Shifts

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My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

It's really important you find a yoga teacher that resonates with you and you enjoy their classes. This is true for in person classes or at home online. When I was getting into yoga I tried many a YouTube channel before I found one I clicked with. Since then I've been finding more and more… Continue reading My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

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Health Benefits of Yoga

I was sad to miss the Yoga in Health Care conference last week. To make up for this I thought I’d research more and share some of the evidence I found for yoga therapy. “Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings… Continue reading Health Benefits of Yoga