Photo by SHVETS production from Pexels I was recently asked to write an article for the Church Times on the subject of obesity and the church’s role in addressing it. Writing for a magazine or newspaper presents its challenges: you are usually asked to focus on specific issues and given a word limit. I was happy to doContinue reading “We must not shy away from talking about obesity if we are to address it.”
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Wellbeing for Real Life: what is resilience and how do we build it?
I was recently asked to write a module on resilience for clients of a healthy lifestyle service provider. We had previously put together modules on anxiety, depression and stress management. The feedback that we were getting from some team members delivering the modules was that they found the subjects rather complex and difficult to discussContinue reading “Wellbeing for Real Life: what is resilience and how do we build it?”
Wellbeing for real life: it’s all about connections
Those of you that follow football may be aware that last night was a pretty big night in the Champions League, especially if like me you are a follower of Manchester United. I was raised in Manchester and have supported United all my life. Growing up, I was spoilt by having Sir Alex Ferguson, theContinue reading “Wellbeing for real life: it’s all about connections”
Wellbeing For Real Life: How to do a work place workout that doesn’t feel like work
One of the commonest new year’s resolutions that I hear my friends or my patients make is to be more physically active. “I will re-join the gym/start exercise classes/get 10,000 steps a day”, I hear them declare through slightly gritted teeth, looking slightly miserable, with a facial expression that suggests they are very likely toContinue reading “Wellbeing For Real Life: How to do a work place workout that doesn’t feel like work”
Wellbeing for Real Life – all change for the new year!
Having had a few weeks to take stock over the festive season, I have decided to make some changes to blog for the new year. I have lots of plans for 2019 which promises to be an exciting year, for the blog and in other related areas too. In order to fitContinue reading “Wellbeing for Real Life – all change for the new year!”