Learning to play an instrument? #thinkdifferently #challenge

Ever needed a reason to learn to play an instrument? Neuroscientific research has shown that playing an instrument gives your brain a full work-out, especially in the Visual, Motor and Auditory cortices. So why not make it a New Year’s resolution to make music? Still unsure? Take a look at this Ted-Ed lesson, created by […]

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dining out with the kids

Dining out with the kids #lifehacks #learning

Planning on dining out with the kids? You are enjoying catching up with your friend, who you haven’t spoken to for ages, until they casually drop into the conversation, Let’s meet up for dinner, oh and bring the kids Scenes of meltdowns, spilt drinks and pizza smeared walls, basically the stuff of nightmares, instantly flash […]

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Kids in the kitchen – it’s going to get messy! #lifehacks

Picture the scene… kids in the kitchen with a Mum eager to be the best ever and a three year old motivated by melted chocolate. What could be more perfect? Well ignoring the chocolate smeared cupboards, sugar induced behaviours and questionable looking cakes! Letting your kids cook with you, whether it be a sugar laden […]

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4 ways to a healthy brain #health #lifehacks

Four simple life style changes can help keep your brain healthy and functioning in to your older years. Recent research studies led by Dr Gary Small (Longevity Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behaviour, University of California) indicate that your memory performance can be improved with a healthy lifestyle. As we get older we […]

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You can improve your memory #health #lifehacks

Nelson Dellis, is a Memory Grandmaster, and he was inspired by his Grandmother’s sickness to beat memory loss and to improve his memory overall. My grandmother had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a few years earlier. The last time I’d seen her, she’d had trouble remembering where she’d left her cane… …she turned to my grandfather […]

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