Blokeology

/bləʊkˈɒlədʒi/

noun

1. Warm, inclusive, healthy skepticism for an evidence-based life

2. Podcast

Alternatives to Amazon for book links

Alternatives to Amazon for book links

Many of the topics I write about come from the books I have read. Some of the subjects relate to academic papers and reports but I do love to read and there are some fantastic non-fiction books out there. Since the Blokeology website was created I've always used...

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Blokeology: an update

Blokeology: an update

Blokeology is all about an evidence-based approach to life and health. And the skepticism is a ‘healthy’ one – I hope it is a warm and inclusive skepticism rather than a combative and polarising influence. Blokeology is my effort to explore, in my own little corner of the internet, how to live a decent, healthy life that doesn’t screw over too many other people and fits with the evidence.

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Part Two: Happy Facebook Deletion Day!

Part Two: Happy Facebook Deletion Day!

Let’s make leaving Facebook a positive event. It’s too easy to linger on the negativity of Facebook: the 1.5 million videos swiftly uploaded of a terrorist attack; the privacy invasions and selling of our personal details; or the deleterious effect on our mental...

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Man Up: surviving modern masculinity

Written by Jack Urwin -- In October 2015, Jack Urwin wrote an article for VICE, A Stiff Upper Lip is Killing Men. It’s still there. It went viral and this book on masculinity came off the back of that piece. The article introduced us to his relationship with his...

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Eight essential running books for blokes

Here are my eight essential running books for blokes.

Of course, there are many more out there but this little collection will give you a start, offer you some inspiration, and give you some techniques and approaches to get you fitter as well. If you’ve not read these already then I recommend you add them to your list.

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Latest Blokeology Podcast Episodes

Blokeology Episode 058 logo

Episode 058: Three books | A skeptic’s toolkit

‘Three Books’ for a skeptic’s toolkit to tackle the evidence with confidence.

Episode 055: Dr Charlotte Hardman on the psychology of food and appetite

We don’t just eat because we are hungry. We get stuck into food psychology.

The Podcast: Subscribe below and explore the archive

You can play them straight from the page using the player. Dive in. If you enjoyed them then please do share with friends, family, colleagues, patients.

You can visit the archive for all the episodes with full shownotes.° 

About me

My name is Euan Lawson and I am a British doctor. I don’t do hokum but I can offer some inspiration, some motivation, and a solid dose of evidence-based insight.

Check out more random facts at this page.° 

I co-wrote a book!

Available at all the usual spots in a multitude of formats including audiobook… 

Check out Joanna’s page for all the details° with the contents, testimonials and all the links.

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