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Want a better day in the office?

April 2018

It’s a rough morning. First, my alarm doesn’t go off. Then I’m late getting my son to school because another driver decides to roll into me. It doesn’t damage my car, but it completely wrecks my mood. It must be a case of the Mondays! I decide to grab a coffee before heading to the…

The act of smiling activates neural messaging that benefits your health and happiness.

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Breathing exercises reduce stress

Take a deep breath for one of the best ways to manage stress

March 2018

Take a long deep breath. You made it! It’s Easter school holidays and that means it’s time to take a breath both figuratively and literally. You probably already know that breathing exercises are good for you but are you making time for one of the simplest and easiest ways to manage stress? Stressful situations like…

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Uncovering The Source Of Your Inner Saboteur – You!

March 2018

It’s estimated that a typical person makes 300 to 400 self-evaluations every day. That’s a lot of opportunities for self-improvement IF all or even half of those self-evaluations were positive. Unfortunately, up to 80% of those inner evaluations are negative and destructive. It’s almost impossible to maintain a positive attitude at work when your inner…

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Back To School : Are Your Kids Psychologically Equipped?

March 2018

Parents spend hundreds of dollars on new school uniforms, school shoes, stationary and other essentials for their children at the beginning of the school year.   All this emphasis on the physical needs of your children, yet what about their psychological and emotional needs?  What can be done to provide our children with the emotional stamina,…

Using Phones at night can disrupt sleep

Your phone might be why you’re not getting a good nights sleep

March 2018

Have you woken from a bad nights sleep grumpy and irritable? It can ruin your entire day not to mention the effect on your co-workers, friends and family. You can find yourself being triggered by the most trivial of things. That’s because waking up irritated starts our day in a stress response. Sleep disturbances can have…

Eating Healthy - The Keys To Me

Eating well positively affects mood and brain function

March 2018

As the school year starts to gather momentum, and the pressure starts to build up, our relaxed holiday mood is definitely beginning to get lost in the business of our daily grind. But did you know that you have two “brains”? It’s true. (And no – this doesn’t explain why you’re twice as smart as…

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NEUROPLASTICITY AND GOALS

March 2016

Were you one of the many who made a whole host of New Year’s resolutions only to find yourself wavering a week or two later?   Well, don’t beat yourself up, you are not alone. Most people have great intentions on New Year’s Eve and sprout a long list of good resolutions, but sadly it is…

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MINDFULNESS TRAINING

December 2015

Workplace Mindfulness Training in Sydney Unless you have been living with your head under a rock the past few years, you would have been inundated with references to mindfulness and its benefits ranging from lowering our stress levels to helping us feel more focussed and more zen. Walk into any book store or go onto…

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3 LITTLE KNOWN TIPS FOR COPING WITH ANXIETY

December 2015

1.  EAT MORE FAT you need to feed your brain. We know that our bones deteriorate if we don’t consume enough calcium and magnesium. We know eating junk food can lead to skin issues like eczema and breakouts. We know that eating sugar and refined carbohydrates can lead to gut issues and constipation. Likewise, if…

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LETS GET SPICY

December 2015

Certain herbs and spices can help you maintain a healthy body weight by increasing your metabolism, shrinking fat tissue and suppressing your appetite Ginseng, cayenne pepper, black pepper, cinnamon, turmeric and ginger may all support your weight loss goals when added generously to your meals Other obesity-fighting herbs and spices include cardamom, dandelion, cumin and…

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STRENGTHENING YOUR BODY STRENGTHENS YOUR MIND

December 2015

Strength training boosts brain function and improves memory; just 20 minutes of strength training was found to enhance long-term memory by about 10 percent A study involving sets of twins found leg strength was a better predictor of brain health than any other lifestyle factor. The twin with more leg strength maintained her mental abilities…