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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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Eye spy with my little eye…

As a child I used to love playing the "Eye Spy" game along with all the associated guessing and frustrations of not getting the right answer. It's a great game to build awareness of what is around us in our environment because when you are "it" and get to choose the...

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Self reflection leads to higher performance

Got an important meeting to attend?A presentation?A training session?To get more out of it, and in the case of studying perhaps obtain a higher grade, you might do well to spend time first practising some from of meditation.Researchers from the University of Illinois...

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Accepting change

What if?What if you had survived a massive heart attack, undergone cardiac surgery and been advised that you remained at a high risk of dying unless you addressed those lifestyle issues such as stopping smoking, losing weight and doing some exercise, you would do it...

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Know thyself

I was in a change room recently and found myself overhearing a conversation panning out between two people discussing how a third person (not present) really wasn't pulling her weight in the team, how difficult it was that she didn't realise her shortcomings and that...

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Positive strokes. Why massage makes us feel good

Touch is the sense we use to ascertain if something is rough or smooth, hot or cold, safe or dangerous. We rely on touch in many ways to keep us from harming ourselves. We also know that some forms of touch are more pleasurable than others. Holding hands with a person...

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Relieving inflammation: mindfully

The relationship between chronic inflammation and psychological stress has been well documented. Learning how to effectively manage stress has traditionally been taught as a strategy to reduce the impact stress can have in provoking symptom flares. Managing stress is...

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