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The Power of a Simple Hug on Brain Health

We’ve blogged before on the importance of giving your brain a break and when it comes to simple ways to feel better hugs can really do the trick. Here at Noggin, we love hugging and we miss the physical contact with friends and family and hugging is one simple

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Tis the season to Eat

Whilst many aspects of this Christmas are going to be different to ‘normal’, there are still lots of yummy Christmas treats around to snack on. As the evenings get longer and without a Christmas Night Out in sight, those stollen bites, mince pies and chocolate

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Dear Stress, let’s break up

After the events of 2020 so far, is anyone NOT stressed? Here’s the good news, whilst stress is all around us, our everyday habits can help us tackle stress head on.  Move More – if you are an exercise avoider (like me,) you will always

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Where has all the Small Talk gone?

Zoom, Teams or Face Time Social interaction has changed beyond imagination in the last few months for most of us. Face to face via a screen has become the new normal in a way that we would never have thought possible back at the beginning

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How Fit Is Your Brain?

When it comes to our health, it’s really important that we consider our brain health. Here at Noggin, we’re on a mission to ensure that brain health becomes just as important as our physical and mental health. Did you know your brain is a muscle

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Can you Unworry yourself Well?

“I’ve been worried sick“ We’ve all heard or used the term’ I was worried sick’ probably without even realising the strength of the evidence behind these seemingly glib words. Over recent years, research has shown that persistent negative emotions – such as stress and worry-

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How Your Breath Controls Your Mood and Attention

New research explores the important relationship between the pace and intentionality of your breathing, and the brain networks involved in mood, attention, and body awareness. We are in the midst of a global pandemic so it’s no wonder that many of us are under constant  stress and one of

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