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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How Being Mindful Helps You Better Manage Anxiety and Depression

Mindfulness meditation has been used as a tool to manage symptoms of anxiety for many years. Now the science is catching up to verify not only that it works, but also how mindfulness impacts and changes the brain.

This is important because high levels of stress, anxiety and depression are major health issues. The prevalence of mental illness has increased by one third in the last decade, and it’s not just due to too much tea or coffee.

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Do you spend enough time outdoors? I read recently that the average American spends between 80-99% of their time indoors. More frightening still, that time is increasing. Now if you live somewhere very cold like the Arctic, or somewhere very hot like Dubai where you...

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We all know how to breathe. You may also have noticed how your breathing changes depending on what you’re doing physically or how you’re feeling. It turns out that how we breathe when stressed has an effect on our cognition and that meditation can be used as an intervention to build self awareness and change our behaviour

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Pursuing greater happiness for its own sake does not make us complete. Rather it is being able to experience the emotion we feel to be appropriate for a given situation. More here

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Using Mindfulness To Stay Out of Danger

Mindfulness isn’t about sitting cross-legged and chanting Omm. It’s about being in the present moment. It allows us to notice what’s happening right now.

Working in high stress or dangerous environments requires rapid evaluation and assessment of events as they unfurl, to help you come to the best and safest decision

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