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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… Which 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… Which 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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Bridging the Empathy Gap

Bridging the Empathy Gap

What would you choose?
A higher paying job where profits came before people or a lower paying job, where you felt you were being treated as a person, listened to and encouraged to grow professionally?
Empathy matters because it makes feel cared for.

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Are You Being Too Hard on Yourself?

Are You Being Too Hard on Yourself?

Compassion.

It’s not about feeling sorry for ourselves or expecting a pity party.

It’s the acceptance that things haven’t turned out as expected, we’re doing it tough and it hurts.

Compassion is the reaction and kindness we might receive from a friend, it’s supportive and helpful.

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It’s Time to Stop Food Waste

It’s Time to Stop Food Waste

This week we celebrated World Food Day and my reflection was, “aren’t we lucky to live in such a great country such as Australia where we have access to such beautiful produce to keep us healthy and well?

But this isn’t the case for all Australians.

I was shocked to discover that four million have “food insecurity” – they don’t know where their next meal is coming from and even worse, on million of those are children.

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The loneliness of being lonely and how to overcome it

The loneliness of being lonely and how to overcome it

We know smoking is bad for our health but so is social isolation and loneliness.

It’s not something that just afflicts the elderly, certain cultures or gender.
Of those surveyed, young adults are the loneliest (62%) compared to the over 65’s who are the least lonely (46%).

With more people living and or working alone through choice or circumstance, it’s time to address the issue or loneliness as it’s forecast to become the next major public health issue.

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Why We Need to Kick Anxiety to The Touchline

Why We Need to Kick Anxiety to The Touchline

I’ve lost count of how many times after a presentation or workshop I’ve been approached by a worried parent who shares their concerns about their child or young adult. The stories share a common thread, anxiety is a growing problem for our younger generations.
We have statistics by the bucketload but rather than spending too much time navel gazing at what is a complex issue with multiple contributing factors, the question is what can we do about this quickly and effectively and turn the tide?

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