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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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We spend over one third of our lives at work. Feeling good about our work is important because it impacts our mood, our energy, our thinking skills and discretionary effort. Studies have revealed often time it’s factors AT work that make us feel bad and we have to 60 bad days each year on average. In this blog I share some tips on how to find more good in your day at work.

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While smartphone addiction doesn’t fall into the same category as alcohol or gambling, it is nevertheless very real. Which is why I applaud Apple’s coming IOS12, which acknowledges there is a place for a better, healthier balance between our gadgets and real life.

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With too much to do, too little time and always thinking “what’s next?”, stress levels rise along
with negative emotions and self-talk that start to become our dominant narrative. Anxiety gets in the way of smart decision making, so how to reduce that risk?

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Having a goal or following a dream provides us the motivation and aspiration to achieve what we want.

But how many times have you realised something’s holding you back? You’re just not nailing it.
Something’s afoot and sometimes we don’t know what this is, and sometimes we do, but don’t want to acknowledge it because it’s too big, too frightening or pushes us out of our comfort zone.

The biggest obstacle is often us and being afraid to let go.

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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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