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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 It’s Hard to Pay Attention When WFH

Why It’s Hard to Pay Attention When WFH

While it’s fabulous to have the technology that allows us to connect at a time when we’re required to physically distance and self-isolate, it’s been a challenge to deal with the downside of when it starts to have a detrimental effect on our focus and productivity.

In a recent blog I addressed the reason for our brain fry – the emotional exhaustion of having to deal with the countless changes we’ve had to adapt to rapidly plus the new way of virtual communication. The technology itself isn’t new, what’s changed is how much we are using it, because it comes with a cognitive cost.

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It’s not so much that we don’t have a plan to achieve our goals, it’s just that sometimes our choice of how we do things can get in our way and lead us to stay stuck in that dangerous place called complacency. Discover why this can happen and 8 tips to overcome our complacent selves

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We berate ourselves for not paying attention and getting caught up in our thoughts, forgetting that there’s a reason why we do this. It’s the brain’s way of helping us to plan our future, understand and empathise with others and expand our imagination

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Pattern Interrupt, The Upside Of Distraction

Pattern Interrupt, The Upside Of Distraction

Why has distraction become such a big issue? If you've been finding it harder to stay on track, you're not alone. Collectively the workplace is rife with complaints of too many interruptions from phone calls, people, meetings, our own thoughts, and of course our...

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Why Better Thinking Requires Our Attention

Why Better Thinking Requires Our Attention

Our ability to pay attention has always been critical to our survival and success as a species. It remains just as important today, but our state of constant partial attention is contributing to a sense of loss of focus and difficulty working to our true potential....

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