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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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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

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 when feelings run high, it can get hard to stay focused

When I was in the UK last week, it was difficult to ignore the tension in the air. Every media update, TV panel discussion or radio interview seemed to have only one topic of discussion: the impending Scottish referendum.As a hybrid (Australianus Anglopithicus) it was...

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Managing distractions: How your brain keeps you focused

Paying attention seems to be getting harder and harder these days, primarily because we are subjected to so many distractions. The physiological process we use to stay on task involves using our pre-frontal cortex and is highly complex, because in order to focus the...

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Our distractions are killing us

It seems that hardly a week goes by without another awful media headline, a tragedy unfolds and the cause reveals itself to simply be lack of attention.An infant left in the back seat of a car by accident. A fall from a multi-storey car-park.A house-fire from...

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