SURGEON AND PATIENT ON THE SAME TEAM

Many of you will know that I support a footy team called Carlton. The last few years have been particularly trying as the team has played so poorly under a coach that could not bring out their best. Most supporters predicted that

THE “HOW” OF CREATING A HEALTHY DAY

We often overcomplicate the whole health thing. Well here’s a really simple system. I call it the “- 0 + system” and it’s based on a golf scoring system called “par”. Essentially in golf, if you play a hole in par (handicap

THE “HOW” OF EATING LESS

Without a doubt, one of the biggest causes of weight creep is unrestricted eating, especially quantity. A small increase in quantity over a prolonged period of time will gradually result in weight rise. And because it doesn’t seem like you have changed

THE “HOW” OF WAKING EARLY, EVEN IN WINTER!

I’m sure many of you have uttered the phrase, “i wish I could wake up earlier” or “i’m just not a morning person”. Waking early confers many benefits and it is a habit that many people aspire to achieve. But being nice

THE “HOW” OF SLOWING DOWN

At various times we all feel life racing ┬áby too fast with no time to stop and catch our breath. Most of it is of course completely self inflicted. That’s lesson #1! Yes that’s right, much of the busyness and rush that

DON’T CARRY GRUDGES TO THE GRAVE

I was doing my rounds on the weekend and met the son of a new patient who had been admitted overnight. The patient was an elderly man aged 93 who I had seen two years prior. He had a known history of
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