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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Want to help someone? Shut up and listen

At TEDxPerth last Saturday the speaker who made the biggest impact and had the most important message for me, was Ernesto Sirolli who shared his thoughts about how to make the biggest difference for others. Based on his own experiences as a young man providing Aid...

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Can brain-storming ever really work?

I can't tell you how many times I've found myself stuck on a table with four or five others in a workshop being asked to come up with as many ideas as possible in the next twenty minutes for a particular problem that has been presented as a "group activity".What...

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The hands say it all: Why we gesticulate when we speak

You can pick an Italian, not always so much by their appearance but by their often generous use of hand gestures when speaking. Maybe you have noticed you use your hands to express yourself when on the phone, even though the person you are talking to can't see...

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Are you ever “lost for words?”

Have you ever found yourself lost for words? That terrible moment when despite an extensive search around your entire cranium, the right word you want to use appears to be either temporarily unavailable, or is perhaps already out on loan to someone else.Whenever I...

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I’m sorry to tell you…

Sometimes we have to share bad news. As a doctor I have probably had more than my fair share of having to do this. And it doesn't get any easier with practice.But one thing I have learned over the years is that the message itself is less important than the way in...

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Are we losing our ability to think deeply?

I got told off this week.Not in an unkind way, but in a way that let me know in no uncertain terms where I had failed in their eyes.How we react to being told off can reveal a lot about ourselves. But our emotional intelligence isn't something that comes free with a...

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