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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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Sleep for performance: what all leaders need to know

I was recently sharing about the value of sleep in relation to sharper cognition and how fatigue costs us big time in performance, mistakes and  profit with a group of CEOs. The group was discussing the challenge of actually getting enough sleep and the...

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Why we need sleep to remember

Why we need sleep to remember

Lack of sleep makes it difficult for us to function well during the day.It also makes it much harder for us to learn new material.Whilst it has been known that sleep and memory are closely intertwined, the physical mechanism underlying this has been poorly understood...

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Is sleep deprivation still seen as “manly”

Is sleep deprivation still seen as “manly”

Lack of sleep is well understood today to contribute to poor mental performance. Our sleeping habits have changed greatly over the last few hundred years starting with the transition from a double-sleep night to a single sleep night around the time that street...

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Looking to be more creative? Start by getting more sleep

Looking to be more creative? Start by getting more sleep

Sweet sleep. Something that unfortunately something that either eludes us when we want it or we deliberately try to do with less of. The thing is we need sleep in order to function well, especially if it's important to have a degree of focus and innovation in your...

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We sleep better when we stay happy

We sleep better when we stay happy

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It is sleeping brains that learn

It is sleeping brains that learn

Sleep is widely acknowledged as being essential for good emotional, cognitive and general health. The length of sleep matters as does the quality. Sleep comes in 90-minute cycles and our brains need 4-6 complete cycles each night to consolidate learning and lay down...

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