Category Archives: Coffee Time

I’m basically quite a lazy person.

Pareto PrincipleThe article about Steve Peters book The Chimp Paradox has set me thinking about the ways I try to help patients by recommending resources they may want to access.

Over the next few months I thought I’d write about some of these resources.

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New Years Resolutions

ChangeThe only successful New Year’s Resolution I’ve ever made was a few years ago when I vowed to make no more New Year’s Resolutions!

I made this resolution simply on the grounds that if something’s worth doing then why wait until Jan 1st – just do it!

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Results of her Autopsy

SurgeryA patient recently phoned in for the results of her autopsy.

I reassured her that unless she was a zombie she was a little premature.

I would like to remind our non-zombie patients that it helps us if you can phone in for the results of bloods tests after 10 am.

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Christmas Howlers!

What does Santa suffer from if he gets stuck in a chimney?

ChristmasClaustrophobia!

Why did Santa’s helper see the doctor?

Because he had a low “elf” esteem!

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Addictive exercise

RunningI’m sure many of my patients are aware that I run marathons in my spare time.

Actually that’s a bit of a fib, because it sounds impressive to say you run marathons, much more impressive than saying you run half marathons.

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