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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

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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

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My Journey into Yoga

In the past I had tried a little yoga on 'non-workout' days. I used some YouTube videos and a book which guides you through some yoga poses. At this time I still thought of yoga very much as 'just stretching' and not something that pushed your body. I hadn't really engaged with the mindful side… Continue reading My Journey into Yoga

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What everyone ought to know about preventing burnout

This post is a little different, it's more reflective and touches on a subject some say is 'the last taboo'1 It's about doctors needing to look after themselves. Whilst the first part of my blog will be about doctors I feel the issue will resonate with anyone, and I hope the tips I give will… Continue reading What everyone ought to know about preventing burnout