Personal Development

Podcast Episodes

#78 Physician, heal thyself with Prof Michael Kidd, GP

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#55 Compassion in healthcare with Dr Robin Youngson

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Online Resources

The School of Life: Understand yourself, improve your relationships, careers and social lives, plus find calm and get more out of your leisure hours.

Jay Shetty: Award-winning host, storyteller, viral content creator & motivational speaker. His wisdom videos have garnered over 4 billion views. An all-in-one resource for self-compassion. The official website of Dr. Kristin Neff, pioneering self-compassion researcher, author and teacher.


TED Talk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime, by Nadine Burke Harris

TED Talk on the space between self-esteem and self-compassion, by Kristin Neff


Coaching Psychology Manual, by Margaret Moore

Prepare for Wellcoaches certification and your career as a health and wellness coach with Coaching Psychology Manual, 2e. Now in full color and, examples, and real-life scenarios, this comprehensive guide covers techniques and concepts for supporting clients in changing the behaviors and mindsets needed to thrive in all areas of wellness, including fitness, nutrition, weight, mind/body, stress, and management of life issues that impact well-being.

Doctor You, by Jeremy Howick

Besides the body’s self-healing abilities, latest evidence clearly show that states of mind affect our health. Relaxing, positive thinking, and comfortable social environments can all improve our health as much as blockbuster drugs.Written using the latest, high quality, conventional evidence DOCTOR YOU arms you with knowledge that will empower you to make the right choices about what drugs to take, what drugs to give your children, and when you should let your body do its thing. Available on Amazon.

Online Courses

Doctor You 8-week wellbeing course

Free trial available. Your mental, physical and social health are all connected.  Learn to enhance your wellbeing with the latest evidence-based mind/body self healing techniques.

Science Literacy from the University of Alberta

Free. We are often told not to believe everything we read online or see on TV – but how do we tell the difference between sensationalised statistics and a real scientific study? Learn how to spot sound science with this free course.


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