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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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Why Work Matters, Especially as We Age

Why Work Matters, Especially as We Age

Today there is a quiet epidemic of highly qualified men and women suffering the same fate – being pushed into forced early retirement in their fifties, with the sad reality that they are now viewed as too old, and over-qualified for other positions. They often have little prospect of re-entering the workforce unless they perhaps have a contact who can help out, typically a colleague of a similar vintage.

What a waste of wisdom and remaining potential.

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How to Boost Your Mood with Healthy Food

How to Boost Your Mood with Healthy Food

It’s depressing news but one in 16 of us in Australia is currently living with depression and one in seven struggling with anxiety. While we are getting better at talking about mental health issues, we’re not doing so great at looking for ways to reduce the risk of...

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Why it pays to be more sleep aware

Why it pays to be more sleep aware

Deep sleep is the sleep needed for you to wake feeling refreshed and restored. It’s the sleep needed for memory consolidation to make it easier to retain and recall information, and for the production of growth hormone (super important for kids).

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Do you need a friend at work?

Do you need a friend at work?

It’s good to have friends, including at work, because many of us now spend more time with our colleagues than our partners and families. Having a friend at work makes us happier and more productive.

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Happy World Brain Day

Happy World Brain Day

Almost every week new discoveries are challenging how we think the brain works, uncovering the aetiology of some of our most baffling medical problems and uncovering the potential for new treatments for those conditions previously thought to be untreatable.
Here are just five from 2018.

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Why Creating More Kindness and Compassion Matters

Why Creating More Kindness and Compassion Matters

One day when I was eight, I went on a trip to a funfair with one of my best friends and her parents. We had such a great day. But when it came to the large merry-go-round my friend didn’t want to go on the ride, so I clambered up on my own to sit astride a gaily...

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