Covid-19 | Exercise | How it improves mood and memory and wellbeing

Here is an excellently delivered, enjoyable and informative 12 min TEDTalk . Even during lockdown we are being encouraged to exercise. Why is this talk so good? Because even a renowned neuroscientist only learnt the difference taking exercise makes when she went through the experience herself. Knowing the data was fine. Walking the talk made all […]

for uncertain times > |Resilience and Endurance | What Are They?

When I originally wrote “Resilience and Endurance | What are they?” on 2nd March 2020, little did any of us know how quickly the world would change because of Coronavirus.  There is absolutely no doubt that this sudden disruption will have an effect on every aspect of life. The last week has shown shock, disbelief and responses by […]

Oct 2019 – Office for National Statistics (ONS) Report – Personal Well-Being in the UK

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This week the Office for National Statistics published the latest data on personal well-being for the UK. The data measures the reported level of well-being at national and local levels. There’s nothing like a little comparison to gauge our own levels, right? The data focuses on several areas: Life Satisfaction – overall Worthwhileness – things […]