“You have choice. You are the master of your attitude. Choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success” – Bruce Lee I recently had the pleasure of working with one of the most remarkable patients. For Serena*, knee surgery had been a long time coming. However, until recently, it had […]
THE GUT, THE BAD AND THE UGLY
I would love to give some time to the gut this week. Its simple name understates its powers! In essence, the gut is a tube that runs from mouth to anus. It is just ONE cell layer thick. That is all that protects our bodies from the outside world and toxins. A healthy gut should […]
Thank you, Ruby
Earlier on in my medical career, I worked on an Elderly Care ward. Ruby was one of our patients. She had the most beautiful luminescent skin, hazel eyes, naturally curly eyelashes flecked with white, and cheek bones to die for. There was a grace and poise to her. Her legs were fixed in a flexed […]
Get Your Brain Into Dancing!
Boosting your brain and protecting your memory does not have to be hard work. I am all about making things easy and achievable and here is a perfect example: Dancing is a wonderful boost for mental health! Dancing gets your brain in gear – it requires memory, organisation, coordination, judgement. It lays down new pathways […]