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Hope for 2024

Happy New Year ! I fervently hope that in 2024,  we see more honesty and greater transparency in all areas of public life. Particularly when

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Testosterone

From some initial research I’m doing into the role testosterone plays in health, wellbeing and workplace performance, it’s becoming clear that there is a real

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Roga Life

I’m very interested in following the progress of this new proposition to reduce anxiety. Visit the website here https://rogalife.com/ Co-founder and Chief Scientist is Dr

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Low Testosterone

I found this article on decreasing levels of testosterone fascinating. Why are men’s testosterone levels decreasing? With symptoms including lethargy, impaired sleep patterns, low mood,

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How old is your brain?

Most people would say the same age as the rest of their body. Which is correct, physically.  However, do you know your brain’s functional age? The

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BIOStress

Caught up recently with Tim Routledge, co-founder of BIOstress who are looking to revolutionise workplace stress using biometric data. To date, much of the measurement of

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Amen Clinics

I’ve just come across this video from Amen Clinics about their approach to managing brain health. Never heard of them before but it asks some

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Surprising Guesswork

Last week I met up with two longstanding friends. Both well educated and in high profile jobs. When the conversation turned to my interest in

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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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