• Summary

  • Welcome to the Wellbeing For Real Life podcast, hosted by Dr Richard Pile, GP specialist in Lifestyle Medicine and Cardiology and author of "Fit For Purpose: your guide to health, wellbeing and living a meaningful life". Have you ever wanted to live life better but found yourself baffled, bewildered and bored by complicated, confusing, condescending advice? This podcast is the antidote. In each episode we talk about different areas that are really important for our wellbeing such as sleep, movement, food, stress and relaxation, relationships, meaning and purpose in life. The episodes are short and practical and each one is a conversation between doctors with a lot of knowledge, experience and practical advice to share. A video version of each episode is also available on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7lysAZOvky6O3tw9gjZs8A. You can learn more about Richard and his work here: https://wellbeingforreal.life/
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Episodes
  • Wellbeing For Real Life - Purpose & Meaning

    Aug 5 2021

    In this episode of the Wellbeing for Real Life podcast Dr Richard Pile and Dr Wendy Molefi talk about  the importance of having a sense of purpose and meaning in life, whether it's considering for themselves or their patients.  They discuss the evidence for purpose and faith being good for our health,  the concept of ikigai ("reason for being") and how we might introduce the concept into our conversations, personally or professionally.

     A video version of this episode is available  on YouTube.  

    Richard is a GP specialising in Cardiology and Lifestyle Medicine, and author of "Fit For Purpose: your guide to health, wellbeing and living a meaningful life".  Wendy is a GP specialising in Mindfulness.   You can find out more about Richard here and Wendy here.

    Fit For Purpose is available from Harper Inspire in paperback, e-book and audiobook format, with Richard reading the audio himself.  Find out more here.  This podcast has been produced the brilliant team at  Monkeynut Audiobooks. 

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    28 mins
  • Wellbeing For Real Life - Food

    Jun 22 2021

    In this episode of the Wellbeing for Real Life podcast Dr Richard Pile and Dr Aseem Malhotra talk about  food:  our environment, the kind of food we eat whether whole or ultraprocessed, the cost of eating well and of not doing so,  the effect our weight and overall wellbeing, the problems with diets and the influence of the food industry.    They include some of their tips for eating well and getting the most out of the food you eat.

    Richard is a GP specialising in Cardiology and Lifestyle Medicine, and author of "Fit For Purpose: your guide to health, wellbeing and living a meaningful life".  Aseem is a Consultant Cardiologist and passionate campaigner to improve the nation's health.  He is also the author of  books The Pioppi Diet and The 21 Day Immunity Plan.   You can find out more about Richard here and Aseem here.

    Fit For Purpose is available from Harper Inspire in paperback, e-book and audiobook format, with Richard reading the audio himself.  Find out more here.  This podcast has been produced the brilliant team at  Monkeynut Audiobooks. 

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    25 mins
  • Wellbeing For Real Life - Connections

    Jun 8 2021

    In this episode of the Wellbeing for Real Life podcast Dr Richard Pile and Dr Wendy Molefi talk about connections.  Human beings are social animals who need connections if we are to thrive.   Richard and Wendy discuss the challenges we face as a society, the problems of loneliness, the benefits of having meaningful relationships and give their top tips for building strong connections with others.   A video version of this episode is available  on YouTube.

    Richard is a GP specialising in Cardiology and Lifestyle Medicine, and author of "Fit For Purpose: your guide to health, wellbeing and living a meaningful life".  Wendy is a GP specialising in Mindfulness.   You can find out more about Richard here and Wendy here.

    Fit For Purpose is available from Harper Inspire in paperback, e-book and audiobook format, with Richard reading the audio himself.  Find out more here.  This podcast has been produced the brilliant team at  Monkeynut Audiobooks. 

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    20 mins

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