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Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. This is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep, to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. This is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep, to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Don’t Ignore Me

Don’t Ignore Me

Your brain is a social organ. We crave connection because it provides safety which is why we form tribes – of family, friends and work colleagues. Safety is your brain’s primary organising principle. When you feel safe, you know it’s OK to relax. You feel in a more positive mood; you’re happier, you’re more collaborative and empathetic to others. It keeps stress levels down, so you’re more open-minded, curious to explore new things, more willing to take a punt because you’re less afraid of failing. You get more done.

Without that security blanket of safety, you’re out in the cold operating in survival mode, seeking to escape or find another group where you do get a sense of belonging.

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How Social Connection Helps Us Think Better

How Social Connection Helps Us Think Better

Humans thrive together. Hardwired to connect, we do our best when working with others, especially those we consider like us, sharing common beliefs and values. So how does our social connection help us to think better?

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Your Best Christmas Present. Ever.

Your Best Christmas Present. Ever.

If your December has disintegrated into a maelstrom of unfinished business, fret not. It’s time to gift yourself that extra special present. You know, the one thing you’ve been hoping to get because it’s what you really want.
Best of all this special gift isn’t going to cost you a cent.

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Why Resilience at Work Needs a Fresh Perspective

Why Resilience at Work Needs a Fresh Perspective

It’s not that we need more resilience, which from a cynic’s perspective is seen as “let’s see how much more we can squeeze out of our people before they crack?”

If anything, it’s about creating sustainable resilience.

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Happiness at Work: What makes happier, healthier workplaces

It’s been estimated we spend over one-third of our lives at work. While work provides us with the means to pay the bills and put food on the table, what id we spend more of that time feeling happy?

How Social Connection Helps Us Think Better

Humans thrive together. Hardwired to connect, we do our best when working with others, especially those we consider like us, sharing common beliefs and values. So how does our social connection help us to think better?

How Coffee Benefits Our Body, Mind and Brain

Given our global love affair with coffee, are there any benefits from enjoying our caffeine? The short answer is yes. There is even some suggestion that coffee works as a cognitive enhancer.

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