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
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
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!
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
As you might have seen on my Instagram stories, this week I gave a couple of workshops at Bournemouth University as part of a GP study day. The study day is an annual event when Foundation Year 2 doctors currently in GP, and trainees from the first 2 years of the GP training programme in… Continue reading Transforming health and wellbeing through lifestyle changes