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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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How to boost your mental wellbeing with gratitude

How to boost your mental wellbeing with gratitude

In turbulent times when facing a global pandemic, jobs are at risk, there’s talk of a depression and you’re stuck at home wondering when life as we knew it might return, it’s easy to overlook how finding the positives and asking “what’s possible?” can keep you well and mentally strong. This is where gratitude can play a vital role.

Gratitude. It’s defined as the quality of being thankful; a readiness to show appreciation and to return kindness.

And gratitude is a powerful weapon. It not only raises spirits, it works to keep you physically healthy and boosts mental wellbeing. Its magic being its ability to change your brain.

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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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How to Boost Mental Wellbeing with Happiness

How to Boost Mental Wellbeing with Happiness

With mental health costs spiralling to beyond $10.9 billion a year that’s a heck of a price to be paying for poor mental health and unhappiness. PwC estimate the ROI in investing in mental wellbeing is an average of $2.30 for every dollar spent.
Discover three simple tips to boost happiness at work and elevate your health and mental wellbeing

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I am not Wonder Woman, and neither are you.

I am not Wonder Woman, and neither are you.

From a medical perspective my observations are that we have underestimated and ignored the impact of chronic levels of high stress at work on our mental-wellbeing due to

1. Heavier workloads
2. The expectation of continuous top performance irrespective of stress levels, time poverty and reduced resources.
3. Multiple interruptions leading to a loss of focus and time available to complete tasks
4. Massive change disrupting many aspects of our lives and work
5. Insufficient down time for rest and recovery

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Why Mental Fitness Matters and How to Find It

Why Mental Fitness Matters and How to Find It

October is Mental Health Month and October 10th is World Mental Health Day so it’s a good time to be reminding ourselves of the importance of staying mentally well. Perusing through WHO’s mental health action plan 2013-20 recently I noticed their current focus is on...

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