Why Women Are More Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

brain health dementia Apr 20, 2021

Why are women twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer’s disease? I discuss some important differences in the way women's brains age and how this increases their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not that a female...

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How Food Affects Your Mood

mental health Apr 13, 2021

Ever wondered why you feel low or lethargic after eating certain foods and invigorated and energised after eating others? I breakdown why certain foods affect your mood and how changing your diet can improve your mental health. When we eat foods...

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Why Teenagers Reject Parents’ Advice

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2021

Ever offered up what you thought was an inspirational solution to you teenager’s problem, only for it to be dismissed as annoying, irrelevant or even stupid. I breakdown why teenagers don’t want parents’ advice and prefer a...

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Teenage Brains Are Wired To Learn

parenting teenagers Mar 30, 2021

We often give teenagers a hard time for being impulsive, emotional outbursts, taking risks, too much screen time, or just because they can’t get out of bed in the morning. But I want to talk about a teenage super-power: their extraordinary...

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Why Teenagers Are Vulnerable To depression

parenting teenagers Mar 23, 2021

Why are teenagers so susceptible to depression? And what can they do to thrive and be emotionally healthier? I share why the adolescent years are a window of heightened risk for depression and three tips to improve teenage emotional wellbeing....

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Why Sleep Predicts and Prevents Alzheimer’s Disease

brain health dementia Mar 16, 2021

 Sleep offers new hope for both predicting and preventing Alzheimer’s disease. Sleep quality deteriorates as we get older. And this is linked to a decline in memory. But in people living with Alzheimer’s disease, the disruption...

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How To Prevent Dementia

brain health dementia Mar 11, 2021

Do you forget why you went upstairs? Fail to put a name to a familiar face? We’ve all done it. And, as we get older, we often worry that these small memory mistakes will lead to dementia.  Today I share why dementia is NOT an...

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Life After Lockdown

mental health Mar 02, 2021

As we move towards easing restrictions, many of us feel anxious about what life after lockdown will look like. In this episode, I explore how we can can overcome these worries and readjust to another ‘new normal’ as lockdown...
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How Exercise Slows Brain Ageing

brain health dementia Feb 23, 2021

Do you feel your memory and thinking are not as good as they used to be? Or that your brain is slowing down as you get older? I share how exercise can reduce both your brain age and risk of developing dementia. Ageing shrinks the brain, affecting...

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Why Teenagers Take Dangerous Risks

Uncategorized Feb 16, 2021

Do you worry that your teenager is smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol, having sex or getting in with the wrong crowd? I discuss why teenagers take risks and share my top tip for managing their risky behaviour. Risky behaviour has been the...

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