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

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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, 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

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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