Well Being

A Diet for the Brain

Eating well is good for the brain. So, if you have exams looming, or you simply want to sharpen your wits, read on.   Many foods have been […]

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Stress Busting Tips

Mindfulness courses have sprung up everywhere, books have been published, apps created, even the UK’s National Health Service prescribes it.   The aim is to help people take […]

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The dangers of a dehydrated brain

Do you have a dry brain?  Chances are, if you have, you’re not aware of it, so here are a few pointers to those tell-tale warning signs.   […]

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The stress relieving benefits of Mindfulness

If you ever feel unable to cope, your mind hi-jacked by recurring worries to the point where you can’t sleep, feel tired, anxious, irritable or depressed, you might […]

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Why education is a force for good

Studying towards a higher education qualification is stressful, and in your darker moments you might sometimes have feelings of doubt. So, to help keep you buoyed, we’ve put […]

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The dangers of all-night study sessions

Study sessions that go on well into the evening, or through the night, are common fall-back options for students feeling the pressure of looming exams or deadlines. But […]

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How to Safeguard your Sleep

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish proverb   In last week’s blog we explored the importance of […]

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Study Tip: Get Comfortable

The relationship between comfort and productivity has been explored in numerous studies. Factors such as chair design, workspace layout and temperature are proven to have a direct impact […]

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Boosting Your Willpower

It’s that time of year; with your New Year’s resolution in one hand, and your bucket-full of motivation in the other, you’re ready to tackle 2015.   But […]

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How to use failure to fuel success

“Resilient people… view each failure as an opportunity to sharpen their skills and become better” – Amy Morin, psychotherapist & author   Let’s face it, no one likes […]

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