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“Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health myths giving you the tools to ...

“Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health m
Latest Episode5/26/2022

#276 BITESIZE | Transform Your Life with a Digital Detox | Adam Alter

Season 5, Ep. 276
Technology can have such a pervasive impact in all areas of our life from our health and happiness to the quality of our relationships.Feel Better Live More Bitesize is my weekly podcast for your mind, body, and heart.Each week I’ll be featuring inspirational stories and practical tips from some of my former guests.Today’s clip is from episode 132 of the podcast withauthor and expert on the compulsive nature of technology, Adam Alter.In this clip,Adam explains that, whilst there are so many positive uses of technology, we need to be mindful in how we use it. He gives some great tips to help us restore balance and live a rich, meaningful and healthy life.Show notes and the full podcast are available atdrchatterjee.com/132Thanks to our sponsorhttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life:UK version: https://amzn.to/304opgJUS & Canada version: https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Follow me oninstagram.com/drchatterjeeFollow me onfacebook.com/DrChatterjeeFollow me ontwitter.com/drchatterjeeukDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/26/2022

#276 BITESIZE | Transform Your Life with a Digital Detox | Adam Alter

Season 5, Ep. 276
Technology can have such a pervasive impact in all areas of our life from our health and happiness to the quality of our relationships.Feel Better Live More Bitesize is my weekly podcast for your mind, body, and heart.Each week I’ll be featuring inspirational stories and practical tips from some of my former guests.Today’s clip is from episode 132 of the podcast withauthor and expert on the compulsive nature of technology, Adam Alter.In this clip,Adam explains that, whilst there are so many positive uses of technology, we need to be mindful in how we use it. He gives some great tips to help us restore balance and live a rich, meaningful and healthy life.Show notes and the full podcast are available atdrchatterjee.com/132Thanks to our sponsorhttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life:UK version: https://amzn.to/304opgJUS & Canada version: https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Follow me oninstagram.com/drchatterjeeFollow me onfacebook.com/DrChatterjeeFollow me ontwitter.com/drchatterjeeukDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/24/2022

#275 How To Become Happier Today (it's easier than you think) with Mo Gowdat

Season 5, Ep. 275
Happiness is a choice.It’s a bold statement, but it’s one I wholeheartedly support. Whether you agree with this statement, or whether the idea sits a little uncomfortably with you, I think you are going to get a lot out of this uplifting conversation. My guest is Mo Gawdat and he has been at both ends of the spectrum on which we might consider happiness lies. And he’s unlocked the key to true contentment, no matter what obstacles you may come across in life.You might know Mo as the former Chief Business Officer of Google X – a role with status and riches that many might aspire to. You may also know him as the respected ‘happiness expert’, speaker and bestselling author of self-help books like Solve For Happy and his latest book, That Little Voice In Your Head. We begin our conversation by talking about the concept of success and fulfilment and why his money only gave him joy when he gave it away. We also chat about how the sudden and tragic death of his son at the age of 21 set him on a path to make a billion people happier.This is a wide-ranging, personal and heartfelt conversation. Listening to Mo’s account is incredibly emotional, yet he’s so full of love, truth and gratitude. I’m so grateful to him for sharing so honestly and authentically but I get the idea that Mo knows no other way. This man embodies the idea that happiness is a set of skills and beliefs that we can all practice. And you can choose to practice them, no matter what life puts in your way. When you listen to him speak, it’s hard not to agree.Thanks to our sponsors:https://www.calm.com/livemorehttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemorehttps://www.vivobarefoot.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life: UK version:https://amzn.to/304opgJ, US & Canada version:https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpShow notes available athttps://drchatterjee.com/275Support the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/21/2022

#274 Why You Need More Rest with Claudia Hammond (Re-Release)

Season 5, Ep. 274
This episode is part of our re-release series.Warning: some people might find this podcast seriously restful. If that sounds appealing, it should do, because rest is something we all need to prioritise. So says this week’s guest, Claudia Hammond, who argues that being busy isn’t a badge of honour – and taking time out is definitely not lazy. We examine the science behind our struggles to relax and she shares some brilliant insights on our attitudes to downtime, the top 10 activities most likely to help us switch off, and what the benefits are for our health, wellbeing and productivity. If you need a reminder of why rest is so important – and permission to do it, without feeling guilty – this is it. So put your feet up (or head out for a walk, if you find that more restful), and listen in.Thanks to our sponsors:https://www.leafyard.com/livemorehttps://www.vivobarefoot.com/livemorehttps://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life: UK version:https://amzn.to/304opgJ, US & Canada version:https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Show notes available athttps://drchatterjee.com/274DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/19/2022

#273 BITESIZE | This Mindset Is The Key To A Happier Life | Ryan Holiday

Season 5, Ep. 273
Our mindset is so important for living a happier, healthier life. We can all learn from unwelcome challenges and, more often than not, become better as a result of them.Feel Better Live More Bitesize is my weekly podcast for your mind, body, and heart.Each week I’ll be featuring inspirational stories and practical tips from some of my former guests.Today’s clip is from episode 171 of the podcast with the wonderful Ryan Holiday.Ryan is making timeless ancient wisdom accessible to millions through his inspiring books and blogs.In this clip, he explains that it’s not what happens to us in life that really matters, it’s our reaction to it, and when you change your mindset, you can transform your life.Show notes and the full podcast are available at drchatterjee.com/171Thanks to our sponsorhttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life:UK version: https://amzn.to/304opgJUS & Canada version: https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Follow me oninstagram.com/drchatterjeeFollow me onfacebook.com/DrChatterjeeFollow me ontwitter.com/drchatterjeeukDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/17/2022

#272 Dr Rangan Chatterjee: My 3 Biggest Failures In Life

Season 5, Ep. 272
This week, I decided to do something a little bit different - instead of me inviting a guest onto my podcast and speaking to them about their ideas and work, I'm releasing a conversation that I had back in February with the wonderful Elizabeth Day on her podcast, How To Fail. Her podcast is about celebrating the things that have not gone right in our life and is centred around the topic of failure and learning from our mistakes.In this conversation, I share with Elizabeth what I consider to be my three biggest failures in life. We talk about happiness and Elizabeth asks me about my latest book, Happy Mind, Happy Life. We also chat about people-pleasing, authenticity, low self-worth and the harmful consequences of doing things solely for external validation. I also share how I met my wife and why these days, I feel happier and more content than ever before. This really was a powerful, intimate and revealing conversation. I hope you enjoy listening.Thanks to our sponsors:https://www.athleticgreens.com/livemorehttps://www.leafyard.com/livemorehttps://www.blublox.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life: UK version:https://amzn.to/304opgJ, US & Canada version:https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Show notes available athttps://drchatterjee.com/272DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/14/2022

#271 Why Walking Is The Superpower You Didn’t Know You Had with Professor Shane O’Mara (Re-Release)

Season 5, Ep. 271
This conversation was first released in November 2019.When was the last time you gave any real thought to walking? It’s so easy to put one foot in front of the other. Yet this unique, underrated activity sets us apart from other species, and brings incredible advantages – yes, superpowers – if we do it enough.My guest on this week’s podcast is the neuroscientist Shane O’Mara, a professor of experimental brain research at Trinity College Dublin. After reading his remarkable new book, In Praise of Walking: The New Science of How We Walk And Why It’s Good For Us, I couldn’t wait to talk to him about the topics it raises. Shane has always been a keen walker and aims to clock 15,000 to 17,000 steps each day on his pedometer. But as we discuss, the positive effects of walking go way beyond the fitness benefits we all know about.Walking helps more than our hearts and lungs, our muscles and posture, yet modern, sedentary lives mean we’re doing far less of it than nature intended. It can increase creativity and problem solving, lift our mood and protect us from depression. Shane reveals how it helps learning, memory and cognition and how it can slow and even reverse the functional ageing of the brain. All this science, he hopes, will help convince town planners and public health officials that we must redesign our environments with pedestrians in mind.This is such an enlightening conversation and I know you’ll gain some fascinating new perspectives on how you could (and why you should) fit more walking into your life. Why not head out for a stroll as you listen?Thanks to our sponsors:https://www.athleticgreens.com/livemorehttps://www.leafyard.com/livemorehttps://www.vivobarefoot.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life: UK version:https://amzn.to/304opgJ, US & Canada version:https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Show notes available athttps://drchatterjee.com/271DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.
5/12/2022

#270 BITESIZE | The Power of Social Connection for a Happier, Healthier Life | The Happy Pear

Season 5, Ep. 270
Connection is what makes us human, and community and friendships are so important for our health.Feel Better Live More Bitesize is my weekly podcast for your mind, body, and heart.Each week I’ll be featuring inspirational stories and practical tips from some of my former guests.Today’s clip is from episode 38 of the podcast with Stephen and David Flynn, otherwise known as the Happy Pear.They have a mission to create a healthier, happier world and have built a community around their café of the same name in their hometown in Ireland.In this clip, they explain how fundamental community is to our happiness and health and why connecting with others can bring us joy.Show notes and the full podcast are available at drchatterjee.com/38Thanks to our sponsorhttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreOrder Dr Chatterjee's new bookHappy Mind, Happy Life:UK version: https://amzn.to/304opgJUS & Canada version: https://amzn.to/3DRxjgpSupport the podcast and enjoy Ad-Free episodes. Try FREE for 7 days on Apple Podcastshttps://apple.co/3oAKmxi. For other podcast platforms go tohttps://fblm.supercast.com.Follow me oninstagram.com/drchatterjeeFollow me onfacebook.com/DrChatterjeeFollow me ontwitter.com/drchatterjeeukDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.