Dopamine

Enough is Enough

From time to time in our lives we can become so enthralled with the doing, that the being somehow disappears. Maybe this has happened to you also at sometime in your life when you were on a pathway moving forward at speed with no deviation.

In 1997 our coaching, mentoring and consulting business was growing in leaps in and bounds. We started our private client business in Brisbane in 1991 and there we were, six years on,with clients in seven countries and working around the clock. We loved it!

We lived in our magical dream home on the Gold Coast… Continue reading

The Banana… A Mood Maker

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), more than 130 countries in the world currently produce bananas, the most popular fruit and one of the largest crops in the world.

They come in an ideal portion size, they naturally produce their own handy protective wrap and they are extremely economical. Fresh and creamy, bananas mix well with so many other foods and they make a very healthy snack.

Research studies have concluded that eating bananas is associated with cutting your risk of renal cell carcinoma. They are rich in vitamin A, B6, C,potassium, magnesium, calcium, flavonoids, antioxidants… Continue reading

What Will It Be Mate… A Cuddle Or Water?

A couple of weeks ago I was enjoying a sunny Saturday morning watching my two six-year old grandsons playing rugby for Brisbane Wests Bulldogs under 6 years team. Each team is allowed 7 players on the field at any time and an exchange bench. It’s always a fun experience watching these co-ed teams of ‘ankle biters’ all around the ball, like bees around a honey pot, generally, not having much of a clue how to do this thing.

Each team can have their coach on field with them to keep the players as spread out as possible, on side, and… Continue reading

The Dopamine Connection

A couple of years ago, I was attending a Wellness Conference and two speakers really caught my attention. These two women had previously operated a very successful dating agency for many years and decided to change their business focus to support girls aged between 11 and 16 who were addicted to extraordinary mobile phone use.

The addicted girls were caught up in the FoMO Syndrome (Fear of Missing Out) and would spend their night hours in bed sending and receiving hundreds of texts as well as posting endless numbers of Facebook Likes in the constant hope of receiving Likes on… Continue reading

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