Brain Health-e-Bytes

Faster than a speeding Ferrari!
More powerful than a supercomputer!
Able to leap at opportunities with a single thought!

Look! Up in your head!
It’s your eyes!
It’s your ears!

We make 5000 new brain cells every day of our lives – even into old age. But our lifestyles determine how well our brain cells function. Read Helena’s Brain-e-Bytes to discover how to Boost your Brain and stay as sharp at age 90 as you were at age 30. You can also read more about keeping your brain fit in her book In Search of My Father – Dementia is no match for a daughter’s determination.

Hard doesn’t mean bad

Recently I was interviewed by Cate Mercer on Go Well Radio about how to deal with crisis.  The word crisis originates from the Greek krisis meaning ‘decision’ and it was adopted into English to [...]

To repair or not to repair?

There’s a Japanese art form called Kintsugi that involves restoring broken pottery by repairing the areas of breakage with lacquer that’s mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum. And the [...]

Could it be your thyroid?

May is Thyroid Awareness Month in Australia and here’s why you need to know about it. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the front of your throat under your larynx or Adam’s [...]

How to break unwanted habits

Last week I discussed the science of successful habit formation.  But what about breaking unwanted habits? Once again, neuroscience offers some answers. How do bad habits form in the first place? [...]

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