Memory & Brain Health

How to improve your memory

How will you avoid your next embarrassing social gaff? • We all get a little forgetful as we age – that’s normal isn’t it? • Discover which ten symptoms indicate a serious memory problem • Here’s how to improve your memory Just occasionally I forget someone’s name, a significant date, or even why I went to the shops in the first place. This bit of absent mindedness isn’t unusual – how many times does that happen to you, and is…
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Why dancing is good for you

dancing keeps you healthy

I can’t believe my wife agreed to this  The fun musical exercise that’s better for you than you think  Why dancing makes your brain younger Hi My face went white with shock. “You can’t be serious?” I said, voice shaky. My wife nodded, “Yes, Ray.” I sat down and buried my face in my hands. HOW COULD THIS BE HAPPENING TO ME? Lara shook her head sadly, as if I was a naughty seven- year old boy refusing broccoli. “You’re…
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How a lost mobile phone made me think that bit harder

A lost phone isn’t a sign of memory loss

Find out why little lapses are nothing to worry about Discover the simple memory exercises that you can do every day A timely warning about a hidden danger I’d lost my mobile phone. Couldn’t find it anywhere – despite looking through every drawer, on every shelf and under every table, it was a proper look too not just a ‘man look!’ ‘Am I going mad?’ I asked my wife, as she stepped out into the garden with the laundry. ‘Where…
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Turn back the brain clock with this surprising remedy

How to eat to protect your brain

Most people forget this truth about cognitive decline How to feed your brain to keep it younger, sharper, more focussed One of the most important factors in a healthy brain (you just might not realise it) I did it again. Found myself in the kitchen wondering, “Why am I here?” It wasn’t a philosophical question. I wasn’t searching for the meaning of existence. Genuinely, I had no idea why I was in the kitchen. This happens to me a lot….
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How Nigella can cure your migraine

Could nigella seeds be a natural cure for migraine

Straight outta Morocco: the black seeds that get rid of headaches and more The health secret of “liquid gold” How this remedy can boost libido in men and help post-menopausal women too… A Good Life reader has recently been on holiday in Morocco. He emailed me to say that at 42 degrees celsius, it was VERY HOT, and he began to feel a little wilted. That was when an optical migraine set in. Coincidentally, my intrepid reader was in Marrakech-Tensift-Al…
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How doing nothing protects your brainpower

Simple meditation protects brainpower

Why doing absolutely nothing is good for you How to have the brain of a 25 year old Why doing absolutely nothing is good for you Revealed, the 15 minute ZERO IMPACT workout that makes you feel younger Hi You can’t always stop the ravages of time… The wrinkles, the crinkles, the slowing metabolism, the flabby bits… …In these letters I do my best to pass on information that can help you avoid many of the “avoidable” aspects of ageing,…
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