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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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How to Lighten Up with Effective Stress Management

Feeling stressed?
It might be better to ask who isn’t?

Stress is everywhere and people are complaining. But there’s a massive difference between the stress we experience on a daily basis and the type of severe chronic stress that puts people at risk of burnout.

“I’m so stressed” has become such a universal catch cry it’s become a new normal. The problem here is that if everyone is so stressed how do we reasonably distinguish between normal healthy stress and burnout?

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Do you need this stress busting strategy in your stress resiliency kit?

The discoveries from the new research looking into the connection between our gut and brain health are compelling.
It’s changing not just our understanding of how the MGB (microbiome-gut-brain) axis works but also its significance in determining our mood, level of anxiety or depression. The new field of neuropsychiatry and psychobiotics is leading the way in determining the importance of our food choices to our overall mental health and cognitive wellbeing.

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Is Stress Affecting Your Performance At Work?

If you’ve ever felt so stressed you couldn’t think, you’re not alone. Stress is causing many of us to struggle with decision-making, memory and accuracy in our day-to-day activities. The problem is worse when we’re exposed to high levels of stress on a regular basis...

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We worry, a lot and in excess too much worry can hamper performance. So we forget how useful a bit of worry can be to channel our focus and motivation to stay on task and achieve the outcomes we desire.
Using your worry to you advantage is all about developing your emotional intelligence and remembering how lifestyle will influence your cognition and coping mechanisms

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The Cost of this Deficiency is Staggering

“Do you know much about dairy farming?” I had to confess I don’t. This wasn’t a question I was expecting following my presentation “Bringing Your Best Brain To Work and Play.” However I was in New Zealand and in an agricultural area, so perhaps I shouldn’t have...

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Too stressed to learn?

The Picture says it all. Yes, we know a tomato is a fruit and no it doesn’t belong in a fruit salad, but when we are stressed our ability to think clearly and to get things right can drop dramatically!Such as putting the car keys in the fridge or pouring orange juice...

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