Cracking The Brain Code

Cracking The Brain Code

I am passionate about neuroscience and what we can learn from the latest research on the brain. Since June is brain awareness month, I invite you to join me as we chat about a broad range of topics that follow the science which is emerging regarding our grey matter....

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The Interplay Of Mental And Emotional Health

The Interplay Of Mental And Emotional Health

As I sit at my desk, looking out at the grass that is finally turning green, at branches that are erupting into bud and at horses that are shedding their winter coats, I find myself reflecting. It has been a season of change and growth. At times it has been a bit of...

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Mind-Body Stress Reset

Mind-Body Stress Reset

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness month? The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is encouraging all of us to spend some time talking about stress and how it effects us, particularly as we adapt to the new normal of a post-Covid world. Perhaps this...

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An Introduction To Unconscious Saboteurs

An Introduction To Unconscious Saboteurs

Our mind is an incredibly complex assimilation of components. At its best our mind, through its sensory, perceptive and cognitive functions, can be our most supportive ally. Our mind can create elaborate goals. It can then help to direct our focus to those items that...

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A Template For Happiness

A Template For Happiness

February is a difficult month for many, as the grey landscape of winter stretches out before us. Although daylight is slowly creeping our way, the spring with her sunshine still seems a long way off. What can we do I wonder, to stay upbeat and positive? How can we...

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The Body-Brain-Stress Connection

The Body-Brain-Stress Connection

Have you ever given any thought to your body’s assorted aches and pains? From where did you develop that ache in your jaw or pain in your lower back? Yes, a history of high-risk sports definitely contributes. Yet, many of us...

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Accelerate Your Journey To Success

Accelerate Your Journey To Success

Change can be difficult! Whether we focus on adopting new habits or changing some of our old ones, we are in for a bit of a journey. As we focus our intentions on a topic of particular interest, the Reticular Activating System (RAS) begins to gather all the...

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ACTIVATE YOUR RETICULAR ACTIVATING SYSTEM

ACTIVATE YOUR RETICULAR ACTIVATING SYSTEM

I just finished a course on neural change. It was fascinating! Did you know that our brain never stops changing? It is constantly building new neural connections, while simultaneously pruning  those connections that we are no longer using. Neurons that fire together...

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND MANIFESTATION

THE SCIENCE BEHIND MANIFESTATION

Isn’t it awesome when you discover something new; a new book or a new concept and all of a sudden you see it referenced everywhere. I remember when I first bought my little Kia, I was so happy with it! And just like that, I began to notice other Kias on every road I...

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Plunging Into The New Year!

Plunging Into The New Year!

WE DID IT! January 1st, 2022 Polar Plunge! Woo Hoo!!! ‘Weekly cold plunges have been better than I ever could have imagined!’ - am I really saying this?  I almost can't believe it myself! It's been amazing to be able to change my mindset, my habits and behaviours to...

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I Believe

I Believe

It’s Christmas Eve and I am reflecting on how quickly things can change. Our family was hoping to celebrate this year’s Christmas with a sit-down dinner with our extended family tonight. We have carried on this Christmas Eve tradition as our European ancestors did. We...

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