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Why gratitude works!

Hi Guys, Following from last week's blog I want to talk about why gratitude exercises work. I also want to point you to my IGTV series on sharing gratitude during lockdown. Thanks everyone who voted in my stories poll where I asked what you wanted to see this week, continuing gratitude practices won hands down!… Continue reading Why gratitude works!

Main blog page, Positive Psychology

How to break free from a negative mindset

Hi guys, Today I want to talk a little about positive psychology and then start a week of sharing a daily gratitude practice to share some positivity in these challenging times. What Is Positive Psychology? This is something I want to write more about on this platform, but as a very brief introduction... Positive psychology… Continue reading How to break free from a negative mindset

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Other topics, Positive Psychology

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

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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

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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, Other topics

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

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How to develop a lifestyle medicine action plan within a 10 minute consultation

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 How to develop a lifestyle medicine action plan within a 10 minute consultation