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These are the 7 habits of highly healthy brains (in order of importance)

The relationships between our thoughts, our biology, the world around us, and our health and wellbeing are complex. Add ...

8 ways to encourage a growth mindset in kids.

Of all the topics I've written about over the years, how to foster a growth mindset in our ...
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Guess what? You’re not your job.

Thanks to Bek Lambert from Hacking Happiness for another savvy reminder of the blurring of the lines between work, home ...

Three evidence-based daily habits for wellbeing and happiness

This week I spoke with Megan McDonough CEO and co-founder along with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar of the Wholebeing Institute. ...

My top 5 brain health stories for 2014.

As 2014 draws to a close I've crunched the numbers and come up with the the top 5 most ...

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

The placebo effect, the power of belief, and the mind-body relationship is fascinating. In fact, a desire to understand ...

Does CBT teach your prefrontal cortex to keep emotions in check?

In an open-access edition of Nature magazine this week ('The Great Depression') science journalist Emily Anthes took a ...
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Why working too hard impairs your thinking.

This week's blog post comes from Rebekah Lambert. Rebekah makes her living as marketing, content creation and copywriting freelancer ...
Are music lessons the key to smarter kids

Are music lessons the key to smarter kids?

My 4 year-old son Jamie started piano lessons last year. This might seem a little young, but the ...

Breast cancer survivor? Reduce your risk of recurrence in just 2 hours a week.

Last October, one of my favourite clients whisked me off to a Cancer Australia Pink Ribbon Breakfast.  This ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

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