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Your life’s purpose. Why finding your passion is essential to maintaining brain health.

Your life’s purpose. Why finding your passion is essential to maintaining brain health.

’ I’ve been writing this brain health blog since 2013, and it has changed my life and my career in extraordinary ways. My original purpose for this blog has been to provide impeccably-researched evidence-based stories that are told in a simple, fun and compelling way. And it has certainly taken me on an extraordinary journey.… Continue Reading

Is your brain safe from sugar?

Is your brain safe from sugar?

Did you quit sugar yet? I haven’t… I try to limit refined, processed junk, and follow a Mediterranean diet, but sadly, I’m quite partial to a piece of chocolate with my afternoon post-nap coffee. Quitting sugar, or at the very least, paying attention to regulating your blood glucose levels and reducing your risk diabetes is a… Continue Reading

Who is most at risk of dementia?

Who is most at risk of dementia?

I’m having a busy week writing  information booklets for the friends and family of people with schizophrenia.  I’ve not had a lot of time to write a blog post, so the following information comes with many thanks to Alzheimer’s Australia. Why do some people develop dementia, while others live to a ripe old age with… Continue Reading

The July Walking Book Club

The July Walking Book Club

When I first started to spread the word about this blog and my Walking Book Club,  I was told over and over that I had to include Still Alice by Lisa Genova in the book club reading list. Once I learned that Lisa Genova was a neuroscientist too, well, I was sold!  Last Easter we… Continue Reading

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