brain health

Optimistic Thinking | Longevity Live

Being optimistic is a good thing. But how can positive thinking and being an optimist increase your longevity? Barrie Davenport, a personal and career coach, and founder of the blog Live Bold and Bloom, explains that positive thinking really does change your brain. “Not in some magical, woo-woo kind of

blueberries & brain | Longevity Live

One of the better things about 2017 is the tendency of consumers becoming more and more health conscious and educating themselves on true well-being. Basic nutrition is one of the aspects enjoying more and more attention, with superfoods taking center stage as the buzzword. One of the elite members of

garlic | Longevity Live

It may not make for the most romantic after-dinner kisses, but new research has found that adding garlic to your meals could protect your brain from the effects of aging. Scientists from the University of Missouri have isolated a nutrient in this delicious little bulb, which protects the human brain

Stroke | Longevity Live

Thanks to amazing medical advances, more people than ever are surviving strokes – the blood clots and leaks that block blood flow to parts of the brain. A new study finds that a stroke ages your brain by eight years. Scientists from the  University of Michigan compared memory and thinking-speed tests

unhealthy habits | Longevity LIVE

Countless studies are being conducted in the hopes of better understanding one of our most complex organs: the brain. It is your body’s nucleus, providing consciousness, cognition and intelligence. Your brain is the ultimate tool for survival and success, so knowing how to look after it, is vital. This means

memory | Longevity LIVE

Memory is an essential aspect of what makes us human. We are influenced by what we know, understand and remember of our past. Each experience we have, positive or negative, lays a foundation for the next and is predictive of whom we will become… So what happens when you can

brain | Longevity LIVE

It’s no secret that if you want to keep your mind sharp, it’s worth making some time to workout. Yes, exercise won’t only give you a sexy body. It’ll help get you a sexy brain as well. In fact in one study done at the University of British Columbia, researchers found that regular

digital detox

Neuroscience and understanding brain health is far more important than we might first imagine. Dr Tara Swart is a renowned neuroscientist, leadership coach, medical doctor and award-winning author.  She explains why we all need a digital detox. In today’s extremely frenetic work environment, some reports say that we check our

Brain Health

Dr Tara Swart is a neuroscientist and leadership coach with a unique brain health angle on what it takes to be a better leader and achieve success. Her aim is to teach people why optimal brain functionality is important in a leader. Explaining that it strengthens your decision-making and improves your performance at