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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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The advantage that standing up brought to thinking

The advantage that standing up brought to thinking

Have you ever wondered why humans stand on two legs and what difference that might have made to how our brains evolved?That was the question Mac and Rick Shine asked themselves while watching the youngest Shine, two-year-old Tyler take his first steps. They noted how...

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When does a habit become an addiction?

When does a habit become an addiction?

I hate to admit it, but I've become one of those coffee snobs.Yes it's true. I have eschewed my previous penchant for Nescafe that I used to drink by the bucket load, in favour of a single daily brew artfully prepared by a craftsman barista and no sorry, I don’t...

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What your brain really wants for Christmas

What your brain really wants for Christmas

Overheard recently at the supermarket checkout: the conversation was about how one person had witnessed three minor motor vehicle accidents in the supermarket car park in just the last week. Her assessment being that people were currently over-distracted, not paying...

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Why remembering to floss might save your brain

Why remembering to floss might save your brain

The one thing I like after attending our local dental hygienist is that lovely clean teeth feeling where all your pearly whites are buffed and polished. It's good while it lasts!The association between gum disease and other illness such as heart disease and some form...

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On transforming skin cells…into functioning brain cells

On transforming skin cells…into functioning brain cells

Every so often I come across some published research that literally blows my mind with the possibility it provides. This was one such occasion.  A remarkable breakthrough has just been published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. Researchers from the Case...

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