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Nurture your mind and it will nurture your body.

Today's blog post 'The Body Whisper' comes from the wise and super smart Xian Hu, a.k.a. Mandy, who studied ...
PTSD, stress, cortisol, memory

Fearful memories reinforced by the stress hormone cortisol.

Fearful memories are reinforced by the stress hormone cortisol. We're all more likely to remember events that have ...
work life balance stress self

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 ...
resilience

Brain-immune cross-talk may build resilience against stress.

We tend to assume our thoughts and feelings are controlled almost exclusively by our brains. But peripheral systems, ...

Gut-Brain Health – What Neuroscientists Are Calling “A Paradigm Shift”

The trillions of microbes that inhabit your body are collectively called the microbiome. They outnumber your own cells ten ...

5 ways to improve your body-mind connection

Did you know that the chit chat between mind and body goes two ways? Your body is an ...

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 ...
Willpower Instinct Walking Book Club for brain health

June Walking Book Club – The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

I've been a fan of Dr Kelly McGonigal ever since I saw her game-changing (for me) Ted Talk ...

Tips on stress reduction straight from an earthquake zone.

Remains of St Paul's primary school & parish church Jan 2011 I've just returned to Sydney from a ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.