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?”
The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26
Welcome back to my weekly wellbeing round-up. As usual, I have been scouring the news from the wellbeing world over the last seven days and found the most interesting, relevant and useful stuff to present it on a plate for your delectation. This week’s topics include food labelling, diets to reverse diabetes, the benefits ofContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26”
The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #21
Welcome back to the weekly wellbeing round-up! After a few weeks of posts focusing on more specific topics like the miracle cure of physical activity and mental wellbeing, we are back to a good old-fashioned trawl through the week’s wellbeing news, digging out the most interesting, relevant and useful bits. Let’s get stuck in… FoodContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #21”
The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #19: mental wellbeing.
The more observant of you may have noticed that this week (October 10th) it was World Mental Health day. In recognition of this, the round-up this week has a mental health focus. I will be highlighting how this affects people of all ages, the issues raised for the NHS including the mental health of thoseContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #19: mental wellbeing.”