How to add a new habit

Relying on motivation or willpower alone to make a change in life is often not enough to embed new behaviours e.g. those required for better health. In this talk Bill Fogg suggests making our existing habits the trigger for us to automatically do the new behaviours we want and to start small with a newContinue reading “How to add a new habit”

Your brain takes a shower whilst you sleep

This 11 minute TED talk reveals research that shows that when we are asleep our brain (literally) washes away waste products created by metabolising the nutrients brought to it by its blood supply. One of these waste products is amyloid beta which, if left to build up into plaques, is implicated in the onset ofContinue reading “Your brain takes a shower whilst you sleep”