Better Grades through Better Living

Better Grades through Better Living

Less hard slog. More performance-enhancing health I have vivid memories of my final year of high school. Even though it was over 20 years ago, a lot of things remain ...
A GP Perspective on Healthy Living

A GP Perspective on Healthy Living

There are millions of articles online about healthy living. It’s a monstrous industry full of complexity, contradiction and confusion. Yet I find myself wanting to add to the conversation. To ...
A Fence or an Ambulance

A Fence or an Ambulance

Joseph Malins (1895)  - a poem about prevention 'Twas a dangerous cliff, as they freely confessed, Though to walk near its crest was so pleasant; But over its terrible edge ...
3 Beginner Breathing Exercises for a rapid Relax and Refresh

3 Beginner Breathing Exercises for a rapid Relax and Refresh

Do you take your breathing for granted as you go about your busy life? After all, it’s automatic.  No need to think about it, right? Actually, the breath is a ...
CHILL.  Are you Neglecting this Critical Part of your Health?

CHILL. Are you Neglecting this Critical Part of your Health?

So you exercise every day. And are careful with what you eat. Yet you can’t seem to lose weight … and worse, you still feel like crap. What gives? Don’t worry. You’re ...
Top Australian GP Bloggers 2015

Top Australian GP Bloggers 2015

Just wanted to announce my listing as one of the Top Australian GP Bloggers for 2015 on the doctorsbag.net blog. There are some great blogs on the list. I’m honoured to be included ...
What is the Single Best thing we can do for our Health?

What is the Single Best thing we can do for our Health?

A fantastic video from Dr Mike Evans about why you need to get moving. Essential viewing ...
3 Hidden Forces that Make Change Hard

3 Hidden Forces that Make Change Hard

Guest Author:  Tom Vinciguerra In the modern world, lifestyle change is hard work. It’s so hard, many people never manage to make these changes and their health suffers as a ...

Make it Snackable

Trying to eat more veg? Think carrots might make a good snack? Make it happen by doing the prep in advance and storing it front and centre in your fridge ...
Say No to Restrictive Diets.  Here's Why.

Say No to Restrictive Diets. Here’s Why.

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein What do you do when you want to lose weight? Do you jump on ...
How to Stay on Track When Life gets a little Chaotic

How to Stay on Track When Life gets a little Chaotic

Recently I attended a workshop on the emergency management of severe trauma and cardiac arrest.  2 full days of scenario after scenario of severely injured trauma victims or patients in ...
EAT MOVE CHILL - the Fundamentals of Healthy Living

EAT MOVE CHILL – the Fundamentals of Healthy Living

This blog is all about getting back to basics and consistently applying the fundamentals of healthy living. Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the ...

50,000 Consultations Later – 3 Things I’ve Learnt about Health

I did some maths the other day and the results took me by surprise. I calculated the number of consultations I have done in my 14 year career as a doctor ...
Accumulate Health

Accumulate Health

What does it really mean when your doctor gives you a “clean bill of health”? Have you ever been told by your doctor that there’s “nothing wrong”, yet still go ...
From little things big things grow

From little things big things grow

Start where you are. Start tiny. Start today! ...