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Our genes don’t predict our future
11 February 2020, Tuesday

Steven Jones, Geneticist, makes his scientific case for why environment is a better predictor than genes of how our lives will go. You’ve probably wondered, for most of your life, what your future might look …

Walking is a super-power
11 January 2020, Saturday

You have a super-power and you probably don’t even realise it. The health of our brains is intricately linked to how much we move. Our brains are described as motor-centric, that means the brain has …

JAPANESE LESSONS FOR A LONG LIFE: PART II
19 December 2019, Thursday

You may have heard the phrase, “keep it simple-stupid”. A useful thing to consider when trying to solve a problem is go back to basics. So, when it comes to the subject of ageing, or …

JAPANESE LESSONS FOR A LONG LIFE: PART I
6 December 2019, Friday

There’s not a single human alive who can stop time – if he can, then he’s not human! What we can do though, is live better and age well. In fact, the two go hand …

Neurons that fire together, wire together
12 June 2019, Wednesday

Our brain aka the central processing unit of the body, is the ultimate master which ruthlessly discards any information which does not fit in with our conditioned beliefs. And one of the greatly-ingrained beliefs amongst …

You’re never too old to learn
12 June 2019, Wednesday

People like to say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but it turns out this isn’t true. And this is because our brains are constantly changing. You’ve also often people exclaim, “I …

Start your meditation journey today
9 May 2019, Thursday

One thing many who practice meditation will tell you is that it helps improve their sense of resilience, and that they feel more grounded when facing a difficult time, and thus more adept at dealing …

Meditation can improve cognitive function
9 May 2019, Thursday

Sixty-six days. That’s what it takes to make or break, a habit. So why not focus that time on building not just good, but great habits? We’d all like to feel better, both physically and …