Mary’s Top Safety Tip

Mary’s Top Safety Tip

Reader Mary Modrich sent us this important tip to share. NEVER WALK AROUND IN THE DARK. Especially when sleeping in an unfamiliar environment, and when travelling. Did you know that about 226 million cases of significant accidental falls occurred in 2015.[1] These...
How to remove a ‘bad’ memory.

How to remove a ‘bad’ memory.

Do you keep remembering a nasty or hurtful remark someone has made to you?  Or about you? And it is playing in your mind over and over again. That’s when memory isn’t working well for you. What can be done? We asked Dr Allison Lamont, PhD, memory expert,...
15 Memory Tips.

15 Memory Tips.

You CAN improve your recall. It doesn’t just happen, though. You need to take action. To find the strategies that work best for you, try them out. Some may work for you better than others.   15 Top Memory Tips: Writing things down Chunking (e.g. grouping...
Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Want a quick tip for boosting your memory? Try the smell of rosemary! Research shows that rosemary essential oil aids memory in various ways: long-term memory – remembering things that have happened working memory – assisting our ability to do mental...
Do you remember when …?

Do you remember when …?

Why do we remember certain dates so well? Do you remember where you were and what you were doing when you heard the news of: The Wahine disaster. It’s the 50th anniversary this year of that tragic event in New Zealand’s history. (Picture: Wikipedia) Or when man...
How Silence will Boost your Brain.

How Silence will Boost your Brain.

The research results are in! When it comes to helping the brain, silence really is golden! That’s the kind of silence where there is no sound – just mindfulness. As attributed to the philosopher, Pythagoras: “Listen and you will be wise; the beginning of...