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HOW INTENTIONAL SOCIALISING CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY

HOW INTENTIONAL SOCIALISING CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY

If you’re the type of person whose calendar is filled with activities from walking groups to webinars and the thought of spending a night in front of the TV sends you into a complete tailspin, then keep on doing what you’re doing, because it seems all that socialising is good for your brain! Studies conducted in the UK suggest socialising provides our brain with the same sort of stimulation and health benefits that exercise gives our bodies. The magic lies in the human connection, whether in person or online. Our conversations and human interaction are the key to stimulating and activating...

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Apr 14, 2021

A new natural remedy to help you survive menopause

A new natural remedy to help you survive menopause

We’re always interested in hearing from experts with remedies for helping us cope better with the often crippling symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Dr Mike Pukanic, who has over 40 years of medical experience, advocates the use of vitamins to supplement a healthy lifestyle and believes our bodies work best with the right nutrients. The creator of Fontanella, an Australian-made prescription quality wellness range, introduces his new Menopause Formula below, and why it could help you better manage your symptoms. Dr Mike Pukanic Dr Mike says: The female body is a work of wonder, it’s reliable, beautiful, functional.  Then, somewhere between...

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Mar 10, 2021

Could Increasing Antioxidants Decrease Your Anxiety?

Could Increasing Antioxidants Decrease Your Anxiety?

As many countries around the globe enter a second (or even third) phase of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, many of us are asking how we will cope, mentally and physically, this time around. We know that for many people, the greatest challenge during this time is not maintaining physical health, but rather maintaining a healthy state of mind and mental well-being. Health Report by WHO At the end of last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a study that shared the mental state of 130 countries around the world. The results were clear; the impact of Covid-19 has led to...

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Feb 22, 2021

3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You

3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You

Do you ever find yourself in a fluster searching frantically for your phone, your wallet, or a set of keys that appears to have magically disappeared into thin air? If you do, you are certainly not alone. Every day, men and women of all ages experience some type of short-term forgetfulness or memory loss. For many of us, it can be a totally normal part of everyday life. However, in certain people, memory loss can develop into a severe degenerative health issue that seriously impedes their quality of life. What Does Short Term Memory Loss Signal? Our brain mirrors the effects...

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Jan 12, 2021

Set Your Desire On Fire (At Any Age!)

Set Your Desire On Fire (At Any Age!)

I like affection. Maybe it’s my European heritage, but hugging, kissing, and public displays of affection have always been part of my life. I have never shied away from giving my wife a little kiss or cuddle in public! Ok, maybe more of an elbow-bump in these socially distant times, but you get my drift! Intimacy and Age As we get older, showing our affection can get a little difficult for some people. Giving or receiving affection from partners and loved ones can become stressful with every year that passes. That’s not because we’ve suddenly turned into ‘grumpy old men’...

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Dec 08, 2020