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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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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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Is there a secret to ageing well?

It's no secret. We are living longer and more healthily. Our current lifespan of 83 for women and 80ish for men is being stretched all the time .The Queen is getting ever busier sending out telegrams out to those in her dominion, who reach 100 years of age.Getting to...

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Losing brain plasticity as we age

Have you noticed how with age and UV exposure some plastics change, becoming more brittle? Well, it seems that as we get older, our plastic brain loses some of its plasticity too. Our middle aged brains start to notice that it gets harder to learn stuff and keep it in...

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The road to forming new memory gets degraded as we get older

Have you ever wondered why it is that as people get older they tend to reminisce more? Have you also noticed that older people tend to complain more about how hard it is for them to learn new things? It’s not just the fact that older people have more to remember and...

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Is Retirement Becoming Redundant?

What does retirement or being retired mean to you?Does it conjure up a particular image and is it one you wish to embrace for yourself? We are all living longer. At the beginning of the 21st Century the average life expectancy for men was 55 years and for women 59...

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