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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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The big benefits of goal setting and how to boost your own chance of success

The big benefits of goal setting and how to boost your own chance of success

What’s your moon shot for 2022?

Goal setting is something many of us use to propel us to grow, improve and learn new skills because they help us to stay on track, retain focus and disregard all those pesky distractions that try to get in our way.

But sometimes we get goal setting wrong because we use the wrong language, we’re unsure of what the goal relates to or we’re not that motivated.

If you’re looking forward to a fresh start in 2022, if you’re wanting to do things differently, to embed some new helpful and healthy habits, and move towards being the best version of yourself, I hear you.

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How to get the best out of your day by taking a break

How to get the best out of your day by taking a break

Sure, you’re a committed professional with the best of intentions, a high achiever, a perfectionist and with a personal reputation to uphold. Naturally you work hard, you put in long hours and the extra, because that’s just par for the course, it’s expected. You don’t tolerate anything less than 110% commitment to anything you do.

There’s just one problem.

Not only does this make your work less enjoyable over time (no matter how much you’re
passionate about it), the paradox is it leads to lower productivity, effectiveness and efficacy, and I’m sorry to say this, it makes you a proverbial pain in the backside for your colleagues who are fed up with your irritability, mood swings, worsening negativity and constant litany of complaints about your colleagues, your clients, the economy, the government, parking fines and anything else you’ve turned your attention to.

Bah Humbug!

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What’s the Third Item on Your Priority List?

What’s the Third Item on Your Priority List?

A friend recently shared about a conversation they had had with someone else about their priority list and it got me wondering. Firstly, because it took me a couple of moments to work out “What IS the third item on my priority list for today?” Secondly, “Why...

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How To Make This Year Your Best Year Yet

How To Make This Year Your Best Year Yet

Forget about those New Year’s Resolutions and try goal setting instead. While that fleeting intention and good resolve may have some merit what’s more useful is to examine how effective goal setting can help you achieve more of your heart’s desires and with less angst...

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With so much to do and seemingly too little time to do it in, many of us are running ragged, exhausted by the relentless busyness and doing of modern life.
We need more rest but getting enough can feel the wrong thing to do because of the expectations of others (and ourselves) or we feel guilty.
Rest is good for our body, heart and soul and here are some ways to incorporate more rest whether mini, minor or major into your days

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