Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Recently, I spotted an ad for a Brain Health and Brain Disease conference at University College Dublin, organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland, directed at both healthcare professionals and the general population. I decided to go, as I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to learning in medicine. I also have seen the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Exercise For Independence: A Guest Post with Siel Bleu

As a junior doctor, my passion lies in the area of preventive medicine – by this I mean looking at how our lifestyles (in particular our diet, physical activity, stress management and sleep) affect our health. Most importantly, it means learning about and researching how we can optimise these lifestyle factors to optimise our health … Continue reading Exercise For Independence: A Guest Post with Siel Bleu

My Empow (Her) Trial – The Program, The Community and The Growth

If you've been following this blog, or me on social media for a while, you'll know I have a few favourite things. Podcasts are one, and strength training is another. This year, I discovered a new Podcast called The Empowered Body Podcast, by Adam Willis, strength and conditioning coach and co-founder of Lean Body Performance. … Continue reading My Empow (Her) Trial – The Program, The Community and The Growth

Strength and Balance for Independence – Maximising Healthy Ageing

Sometimes, I get so passionate about the area of preventive medicine that I just want to be given a microphone that reaches the entire country, and use it to share my message. That’s the best way I can put that feeling into words. I’m constantly learning (via self-education mostly) about the pillars of health we … Continue reading Strength and Balance for Independence – Maximising Healthy Ageing

Wellness for Doctors – Because Happier Doctors Mean Happier Patients

'Happier doctors mean happier patients.' Do you agree with that statement? I'm curious. A quote said to me recently by a fellow Irish doctor and friend of mine. 'For a so-called caring profession, we are shockingly bad at caring for ourselves.’ Another quote - this one from a fellow doctor in Ireland. Do you agree with … Continue reading Wellness for Doctors – Because Happier Doctors Mean Happier Patients

Find Your Flow At Home – My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels for Namaste Anyday

One of the loveliest things I have discovered in 2018 has been yoga. I truly began my yoga journey in January, after picking up a bit of a knee niggle/injury from a little bit too much plyometric work in training (the blog post about that can be found here if you want to read more!). I … Continue reading Find Your Flow At Home – My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels for Namaste Anyday