Why Your Brain Feels Broken

Pandemic stress and multitasking can affect memory in a real way. I don’t know how else to put it, but lately it seems like my brain is broken. I’m not functioning with the mental quickness I’m used to. I find myself struggling to locate words I want to use, like...

COVID-19, Stress and Tinnitus

Are you experiencing tinnitus (ringing, humming  or buzzing in your ears) for the first time? Has your tinnitus has changed or increased recently? This is a stressful time and most of us are worrying more than usual. Many people find that their tinnitus increases...
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...
6 Best Ways to Conquer Stress.

6 Best Ways to Conquer Stress.

You know the feeling …. Breathing is shallow, so oxygen gets into your blood quickly. The heart races, carrying oxygen and fuel to the muscles. You perspire, cooling the body because immediate action is required. There is  a queasy feeling as your stomach slows...