Recently, I received a message on Instagram about ideas for healthy snacks while travelling. The person who got in touch was heading away on a Europe-wide trip, and was feeling a bit nervous about the upcoming lack of normal routine they would face in terms of food choices and opportunities to exercise, particularly given the … Continue reading Embracing Balance on Your Summer Holidays
It’s not secret that I am a HUGE Podcast fan. I started listening to a few different Podcast series at the beginning of 2018, and it was a game-changer. Podcasts have seen a massive growth in popularity over the past year and are set to be front and centre in 2019. I even started my … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Need to Give Podcasts a Place in Your 2019
Well, it’s been SOME week. This blog post is the second of a new style of ‘Friday Focus’ articles I’m sharing on my blog. If you haven’t read last week’s first, you can find it here, but in short, I decided based on the feedback I had gotten from you guys to change up how … Continue reading The Friday Focus: Public Health, Shift Work, Physical Activity and Podcasts
Okay guys. It's time to try something new on my blog. Here's the thing - I think, a LOT. About a LOT of stuff. I read a lot of articles and books, I listen to a lot of Podcasts, and as both a doctor and a human being, I'm totally fascinated by how we think, … Continue reading Friday Focus – Conversation and Connection for Mental Health, the Spectrum of Normal, and Book Review
I am absolutely delighted to bring you guys an article today in honour of World Microbiome Day (June 27th!), written by Irish registered dietitian Sarah Killeen, who is currently immersed in gut health research. Here is a little foreword from Sarah and about her research before you read into the article. From Sarah: I am … Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Microbiome
To mark International Yoga Day (Friday 21st June), my good friend Anne Sheeran (@sheerana_yoga on Instagram), who is also a yoga teacher (and works in Marketing at KIND Snacks, who I am a proud ambassador for!) having recently completing her 200 hour teacher training last year in Goa, India, wrote this beautiful article and I'm so … Continue reading Guest Post: 21 Lessons Learnt from Yoga for International Yoga Day
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Last week, I was delighted to attend the 2019 Summer Public Health Conference in Ireland. It was a particularly special one for me as previously, I've attended as a doctor yes, but not as a public health doctor. I presented research I had done through oral and poster presentations at the last two conferences, but … Continue reading How Can We Put Prevention Into Practice?
Recently gang, I was delighted to speak on iRadio about the importance of protecting our skin as we move into the summer months and greater sun exposure day to day. For those of you reading who also live in Ireland, you'll know that that those days can be few and far between, even in the summer, … Continue reading Sunshine and Skin Protection
For this week's Friday Focus, I wanted to bring you guys a flavour of the topic of the panel I was part of at Wellfest two weeks ago as a proud Kindsnacks Ambassador. Myself and my fellow four other ambassadors spoke on the importance of community, (in-person) social interaction, and minding your mental health when … Continue reading Social Media – Positives, Productivity and Pressure