The differentiation between stress & anxiety

Whether it is in sport, studies, work or recreation, stress is a common experience throughout our human life and not everybody experiences stress the same way. This is what makes stress highly subjective. Imagine six people riding a rollercoaster, some may appear very anxious and fearful while others might be in pure euphoria and excitement.…

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Our brain and food poisoning

In most Asian practises, if you are invited over for food then it is customary to accept the food prepared and served on the table. Of course, allergens should be mentioned beforehand, but it is best to keep personal preferences to yourself. After a recent dining experience trying monjayaki (prepared with fish eggs, cheese and…

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Our Neuroplastic Brain

Our brains are plastic. In the sense where, if we introduce ourselves to new information or content, practice a new skill or habit, our brain is able to acquire new abilities. This is known as neuroplasticity. Neuroplasticity is a general umbrella term that refers to the brain’s ability to modify, change, and adapt both structure and…

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