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

Behaviour Change, Doctor Life, Main blog page

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based approach to carrying out discussions around change. It is designed to encourage patients/clients to talk themselves into making a change. A key principle of motivational interviewing is that it accepts that ambivalence about change is a normal human experience. Techniques used in motivational interviewing stem from the notion that people… Continue reading Motivational Interviewing