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Menopause Brain

I found this interview with Dr Nicola Gates compelling and insightful. It covers the following: – How women’s hormones change and signal the bookend to

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Mandated Covid Vaccinations

I feel sick to the stomach every time I read about previously healthy individuals, at no statistically meaningful risk from Covid, being seriously injured or

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Burnout

For anyone like me who didn’t appreciate that there are 6 main causes of Burnout, this article highlights them: Unsustainable workload Perceived lack of control/autonomy

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A Brighter Horizon

I’ve just read a social media post stating that in the UK, 1 in 14 people aged 65 and over are diagnosed with dementia. Not

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How Technology is Overstressing our Brain

    I found this interview with Dr Mark Rego very interesting. https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday/audio/2018830340/frontal-fatigue-how-technology-is-overstressing-our-brain  He shares his thoughts on why mental illness and stress are skyrocketing

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A Lost Opportunity

I’ve recently been speaking with a friend who fell ill with Covid-19 back in March 2020. They had a senior clinical position in the A&E

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More Happiness Leads to Better Cognition

  https://www.zurinstitute.com/blog-post/more-happiness-leads-to-better-cognition/ This is an interesting read about how depressive symptoms in early adulthood can lead to dementia in later life.    The takeaway is

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Stop Thinking

This is a short and easy to read article on Catastrophising. It is described as a natural human reaction albeit an unhealthy one. Overthinking, exaggerating

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Analysis Paralysis

This very informative article looks at many of the self induced problems we face when making decisions. The section on how overthinking lowers your performance

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Eating Cheese Responsibly

This new study reveals the impact of diet on cognitive health as we age. Researchers found cheese consumption had neuroprotective effects against cognitive decline. Daily

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Covid-19 and Cognition

Professor Adrian Owen has launched a global online study using Cambridge Brain Sciences technology to help determine how Covid-19 affects cognition. Fergus Walsh of the

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Regretting an online Post?

How people behave on social media is hugely influenced by the cognitive function of concentration. Response inhibition is the ability to concentrate on relevant information

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Cambridge Brain Sciences

Delighted to say that I’m now working with the team at Cambridge Brain Sciences . Based on my experience,  I strongly believe that their proposition for assessing

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How to think about Cognition

This easy to follow and punchy white paper from Cambridge Brain Sciences includes a note from Professor Adrian Owen, their Chief Scientific Officer. Adrian is also Canada

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Mental Health at Work

Mind have just launched this new website, www.mentalhealthatwork.org.uk It’s a free to access online library of information and reference points for mental health at work resources

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This Can Happen

I recently met with Zoe Sinclair, one of the founders of the corporate mental health conference, This Can Happen, taking place in London on 20th November

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