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My TEDx talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’

My TEDx talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’

Here it is: My TEDx Northern Sydney Institute talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology‘. In my talk I share my brain hack to improve memory, spark creativity, and regulate emotions. I discovered this life-changing tool when I left the neuroscience research lab behind and starting focussing on brain health and wellbeing in everyday life. You won’t need… Continue Reading

Three evidence-based daily habits for wellbeing and happiness

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. Megan is here in Australia working with Justin Robinson the director of the Institute of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School. They’re promoting the Australian version of the Certificate in Whole-Person Positive Psychology (CiPP). Which by the… Continue Reading

Are you afraid of happiness? Take a quiz to find out.

Are you afraid of happiness? Take a quiz to find out.

Are you afraid of happiness? Take a quiz to find out. Underlying much of the traditional research on happiness is the assumption that personal happiness is a valuable goal that should be actively pursued: HAPPINESS is one of the most important values guiding individuals’ lives, if not the most important. UNHAPPINESS on the other hand is to be prevented,… Continue Reading

Walking Book Club

Walking Book Club

What is a Walking Book Club? The Walking Book Club is a little like a regular book club, except you and your book club take your meeting outside and walk while you talk. The beauty and simplicity of a Walking Book Club is that it covers three essentials to a healthy brain – mental, physical and social… Continue Reading

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