Which is best? – Lifestyle verses conventional medicine for Mental Health.

Which works best? People with mental health problems rightly seek help, and often approach their GP as part of this.  It’s thought that 90% of mental health issues are dealt with in primary care.  In a typical GP clinic about 40% of the appointments can have a mental health component , although I feel in

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Why solitude is good for us

I’ve recently been reading a fascinating book – Solitude by Michael Harris It really made me stop and think about why I thought it was important to be connected to others all the time, and perhaps why I found that difficult sometimes. I’ve written a short summary of the book, considering what isolation is, why

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Lifestyle medicine – mental health healing and growth

Lifestyle Medicine and mental health – a short introduction What is Lifestyle Medicine? You may have heard of Lifestyle Medicine, but what actually is it?  It is a scientifically backed evidence-based approach to long term health problems.  It supports you to change and maintain healthy behaviors using techniques tailored to your situation, to improve your

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