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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

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Lifestyle Prescription vs. Action Plan

This week I thought I’d write about the difference between a lifestyle prescription and an action plan. It’s probably most aimed at physicians trying to integrate more lifestyle medicine into their practice, but think it will also be useful for those trying to make lifestyle changes - framing their change in a way that is… Continue reading Lifestyle Prescription vs. Action Plan

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The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

Hi everyone! I thought I would use this week’s blog for an announcement! I've excitingly recorded a podcast! It's a joint venture between LiveWell Dorset & this platform. So far we have a pilot episode where we share introductions, explore the root cause of unhealthy habits and answer the question 'how do you LiveWell?'. Here's… Continue reading The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

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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