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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 memory and thinking, even in healthy older adults. But slowing down this process could be as simple as regularly going for a run or doing an aerobics class. Watch this video to learn how to use exercise to slow down the mental decline caused by...

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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 hallmark of adolescence for millennia, but today’s world perhaps poses greater challenges than at any point in human history. Increased access to stressful, inappropriate, even dangerous information on social media and the internet is part of every...

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How To Talk To Teenagers

parenting teenagers Feb 02, 2021

Do you want to get your teenager to talk to you? I share my top tips on how to communicate with teenagers so they’ll talk to you more and help you stay connected with them. During the teenage years, children try to pull away from their parents and assert their own independence. This is a completely normal part of their development as they move towards becoming an independent, emotionally regulated adult. But it’s vitally important that parents stay connected with teenagers during...

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The Truth About Teenagers

parenting teenagers Jan 26, 2021

Why are teenagers so emotional? Have they lost their minds? And shouldn't they just grow up? Today I’m going to bust some common myths about teenagers, and share the actual purpose of the teenage brain. Two massive changes are happening in the teenage brain, which adults can support and teenagers can use to help their brain develop optimally. Watch this video to learn the truth about the teenage years.

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Why Teenagers Need More Sleep

parenting teenagers Jan 19, 2021

You want your teenager to sleep better tonight? Today I’m going to share why teenagers need more sleep, and the best sleep science strategy to help them consistently get good sleep. This simple strategy has helped thousands of teenagers to consistently and reliably get the 8-9 hours of sleep that they need every night . Watch this video to learn this effective form of sleep hygiene and start using it with your teenager tonight.

 

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The Six Pillars of Brain Health

We know the importance of a healthy heart for our physical health and well-being. But brain health is just as crucial for us to live a healthy life and look after our longevity. But what do we actually mean by brain health? And how can we look after this amazing machine between our ears? I unpack what it means to have a healthy brain and share the six pillars of brain health for every stage of life. Incorporating these habits, behaviours and activities into your lifestyle gives you the best...

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How To Age Well

brain health Jan 04, 2021

We often think that getting old leads to mental and memory decline. But what if you could control how you age? Protect your brain and build more cognitive capacity. According to the latest neuroscience, highlighted in Daniel Levitin’s book, “Successful Ageing”, our personality determines how well we age. Three personality traits that can help you to age well are: conscientiousness, curiosity and being grateful. I unpack how adopting these traits can protect your brain from...

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10 Brain Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Uncategorized Dec 29, 2020

 

It’s that time of year, where we start thinking about the changes we can make to improve our life in the New year. Many people focus their New Year’s resolutions on their bodies, such as healthy eating, exercise, or weight loss. But there’s one part of the body that’s important, but often overlooked - the brain. Boosting your brain health can improve its function and lower your risk of Alzheimer disease and dementia. It can also improve your mental...

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Supporting Your Children Through A Covid Christmas

parenting teenagers Dec 21, 2020

Many of us are in the heart-breaking position of not being able to see loved ones over the Christmas period. This is a difficult thing to accept as an adult. But it’s an even greater challenge for our children who will struggle to hold in mind the logic and reason behind this being a necessary course of action to keep us all safe. Instead, they may be overcome by the emotions and loss this brings. If you’re a parent of a child and, on top of everything else, are now faced with...

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