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In this podcast, Dr Helen finds doctors and other health experts from around the world to bring you reliable information, based on facts and research, to inspire and support you to improve your health and wellbeing. Dr Helen Lawal is an NHS GP and a Regional Director for the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. The BSLM is a registered charity dedicated to promoting Lifestyle as Medicine. Follow us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @britsoclm or find us on our website https://bslm.org.uk/education/podcast/

Sound Living by the BSLM Chris and the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine

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In this podcast, Dr Helen finds doctors and other health experts from around the world to bring you reliable information, based on facts and research, to inspire and support you to improve your health and wellbeing. Dr Helen Lawal is an NHS GP and a Regional Director for the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. The BSLM is a registered charity dedicated to promoting Lifestyle as Medicine. Follow us on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @britsoclm or find us on our website https://bslm.org.uk/education/podcast/

    COVID-19 and our mental health

    COVID-19 and our mental health

    Following on from our last episode on stress, this episode explores the effect of COVID-19 on our mental health with Dr Charlotte Marriott. Charlotte explains why the stages of grief may apply to how we're feeling, and suggests actions we can take to...

    • 31 min
    How to cope with stress (Healthcare Worker's Special)

    How to cope with stress (Healthcare Worker's Special)

    This is a healthcare worker’s special on how to manage stress for both clinical and non- clinical staff working within the NHS, with Dr Anna Huette. This has been a particularity stressful year. We talk about the importance of addressing stress in...

    • 25 min
    Why do we sleep and how can we sleep better

    Why do we sleep and how can we sleep better

    Sleep doesn't always get the credit it deserves, but it is one of the most important components of our health. In this episode, Helen is joined by Dr Alex Maxwell who explains the science behind why we sleep and why we can struggle to get a good night's...

    • 31 min
    How to create healthy routines and habits

    How to create healthy routines and habits

    This episode explores the neuroscience of habits and how we can use this to build the habits we want. Dr Sue Smith, a GP and health and wellness coach, takes Helen through the 5 steps to forming a habit that sticks. They talk about why it's so hard to...

    • 31 min
    Pregnancy: Mental health, exercise, sleep and lockdown

    Pregnancy: Mental health, exercise, sleep and lockdown

    In this episode about pregnancy, Dr Helen Lawal interviews Dr Julie Gray. Julie is an NHS GP and currently 35 weeks pregnant. Helen is bringing up a new-born baby in lockdown.  The pair share their experience as mums and explore: benefits of exercise in...

    • 31 min
    Introducing the BSLM and Lifestyle Medicine

    Introducing the BSLM and Lifestyle Medicine

    What is Lifestyle Medicine? In the first episode of Sound Living, Dr Helen Lawal is joined by Dr Rob Lawson. Rob is a former GP and cofounder of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. In this episode, Rob explains why he founded the BSLM and why our...

    • 32 min

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