Conclusion

Cogito ergo sum.

René Descartes

The human brain is remarkable for its ability to adapt and evolve. The way we use our mental acuity to handle situations, stresses and sensory experiences that are unfamiliar to us is extraordinary.

The more we unravel the brain's secrets, the more we can marvel at its complexity and beauty.

Heading towards our future, it is reassuring to know we are in safe intellectual hands. We can rest assured our brain will maintain its phenomenal ability to evolve and adapt to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world.

Developing smarter sharper thinking is not hard, but it does require us to look after our brain in the right way. This involves conscious choice. Conscious choice in turn involves best thought practice. Best thought practice — that depends on having a healthy, fit brain.

If we are really serious about resolving the social challenges we currently face, such as rising levels of obesity, poor physical health, poor mental health and dementia, we need to stop and ask ourselves the hard questions. This is the first stage for working smarter not harder.

WHAT ISSUES DO I AS AN INDIVIDUAL NEED TO ADDRESS IN MY OWN LIFE? WHAT BEHAVIOURSDO I NEED TO STOP, START OR DO DIFFERENTLY?

To get the most out of our lives, to perform at our best, means starting from a foundational level. Creating a brain that is fit, healthy and optimised to work well begins with our choice of lifestyle.

It's not that we don't know what to do. Our brain knows what ...

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