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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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Is Stress Affecting Your Performance At Work?

Is Stress Affecting Your Performance At Work?

If you’ve ever felt so stressed you couldn’t think, you’re not alone. Stress is causing many of us to struggle with decision-making, memory and accuracy in our day-to-day activities. The problem is worse when we’re exposed to high levels of stress on a regular basis...

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Does Your Thinking Need Smartening Up?

Does Your Thinking Need Smartening Up?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to achieve mental fitness? Better brain fitness is essential to how well we think, how we make decisions, solve problems and learn new skills. And we think a lot! We think about our future plans, what happened in the past and...

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How To Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

How To Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

Forget about those New Year’s Resolutions and try goal setting instead. While that fleeting intention and good resolve may have some merit what’s more useful is to examine how effective goal setting can help you achieve more of your heart’s desires and with less angst...

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Your Goldilocks Brain and Sleep

Your Goldilocks Brain and Sleep

How's your sleeping? Sleep is one of those things we often pay little attention to unless you have a sleep disorder or have difficulty getting enough. What's the link between our brain and sleep? We’ve heard it before – how we are all horribly sleep deprived and how...

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Managing Our Mental Load

Managing Our Mental Load

Managing our mental load is recognised as an essential skillset in the modern workplace. But it’s not just a problem at work; it affects us in everything we do. What is our mental load? It’s that myriad of items that need to be remembered, planned for and executed in...

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Why Eating More Broccoli Could Protect Your Brain From Ageing

Why Eating More Broccoli Could Protect Your Brain From Ageing

People often ask me, “What are the best superfoods for the brain?” While we like to think our superfood heroes will save the world and us, it’s often the unsung heroes that actually make the biggest difference. Sure, those superfoods have been identified as having...

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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.

Mental Health: Why it Matters and How to Stay Mentally Well

With depression now the leading cause of disability globally (according to the WHO), affecting over 350 million people worldwide, and with anxiety as its frequent partner, affecting 260 million people worldwide, something has to change.

Effective Stress Management: How to Lighten Up to Thrive and be Happy

 If you’ve misplaced your car keys for the fifth time this week or snapped at your colleague when they clearly didn’t deserve it, it’s time to take a step back to ponder – is my stress getting the better of me?

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