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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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What do we really need to feel happy?

What do we really need to feel happy?

Feeling happy or successful doesn’t result from doing one or a handful of things, rather it’s our conscious choice to adopt a way of living, of being, that aligns with our values and sense of purpose that leads to more positive experiences and greater happiness.

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Better For Balance International Women’s Day 2019

Better For Balance International Women’s Day 2019

In his book The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowieki talks about how decisions made by groups are more reliable and better than those made by individuals.

But just having a group of smart individuals coming together isn’t the answer – it’s not the smarts that counts but the number of women in the group.

Research by MIT Carnegie Mellon and Union College discovered it is the level of cooperation between all parties that matters. Led by Anita Williams Woolley the research team found that groups can perform consistently well across different tasks in just the same way as an individual and that the general effectiveness was determined by the group’s level of social sensitivity, that is increased by the presence of women.

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Loneliness is a growing problem and it’s making us sick. It’s not the same as depression though the two can occur together. Staying social is one of the key pillars for better brain health, boosting wellbeing and cognitive performance.

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You had me at “hello”

You had me at “hello”

Our ability to connect and form relationships with each other is crucially important not just from a survival perspective to perpetuate the species, but also to boost adaptability through shared knowledge and collaboration.At a business level, while a little charisma...

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Combating loneliness by learning how to be alone

Combating loneliness by learning how to be alone

Loneliness is a killer. It diminishes our physical, mental and cognitive wellbeing. Research has shown quantifiably that how lonely we feel determines how much our cognition declines.It can be lonely at the top.Whether you are a mountaineer, a leader, manager or...

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