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

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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How to schedule in time for self care in an over busy schedule

How to schedule in time for self care in an over busy schedule

Too much to do and too little time is the modern day catch-cry. Everyone is so busy, there’s precious enough time to juggle all our work and family commitments let alone schedule in time for ourselves.

And when we do, we bear the burden of guilt, feeling selfish as if we’ve committed some kind of social sin.

It’s time for a reframe because it is our lack of self-care that is resulting in poorer lifestyle choices leading to a loss of energy, drive and fulfillment. Catch-22.

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Is Stress Affecting Your Performance At Work?

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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Working hard in a job that you love is great. But we all have our limits. Ignoring these and pushing too hard puts us at risk of brownout the stage before burnout and elevates our risk of physical and mental ill health. Discover what matters for better stress resilience.

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Why dialling down noise promotes better thinking

Why dialling down noise promotes better thinking

I was lost in thought, busy putting together a new presentation when our neighbours started up a chainsaw to tidy up their backyard. Meanwhile my husband decided this was the time to come into the office for a fight with the printer that was stubbornly refusing to...

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Too stressed to learn?

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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