Homemade Alternatives To Botox

Hello and welcome to my blog! Today we are talking about wrinkles and biochemistry. Facial wrinkles occur from the continuous traction on the skin from facial muscles, but of course have a genetic and lifestyle component too. Today we are just focusing on two compounds, SNAP-8 and DMEA (Di-ethyl-aminoethanol)/Deanol, that studies have shown to help…

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How To Boost Your Confidence In 5 Ways At Once

Confidence Confidence can be defined in several ways, but we all know what confidence means to us, and in which areas of life we want more confidence. The definition of confidence is; ‘A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities’ Meaning, that we can rely on ourselves and our…

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Handstand 101

Hello and welcome to my blog. This week the blog is not about hypnosis, neurology or biochemistry, its about handstands and it is a video blog. The handstand is the most important shape in gymnastics as I’m a gymnastics coach as well as a Pilates teacher. In terms of movement and the nervous system, going…

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Brain Chemistry and The Benefits of Altered States

Hello and welcome to my blog Most, if not all people seek out some kind of altered state as part of their daily lives. This might be through sex, drugs, meditation, movement, hypnosis, sport, video games, taking risks or just watching TV. There is a fine line between addiction and  normal human pleasure seeking, but…

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4 Easy Ways To Improve Memory and Brain Function

Hello and welcome to my blog. Here are four factors to consider for improving your brain health, enhancing your memory, and reducing your likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s and other memory loss–related conditions. Your brain doesn’t malfunction in one way, so that means it won’t be fixed with one magical cure. Blood flow, Blood Pressure, Blood…

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Low Vitamin D and Weight loss?

Vitamin D is one of my  ‘Desert Island’ supplements, assuming it was an island with no sunshine. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, but vitamin D is really a hormone that is involved in over 2000 reactions in your body, meaning it is fundamental to health and wellness. What does vitamin D do? Plays…

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Can 5 portions of fruit and veg a day harm your brain?

Can eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day harm your brain? In a way, yes if choose the wrong type. Diets to improve physical appearance are all good, but you need a great mind to run your body. Your brain is in charge of how you feel, move and perform. Even if you…

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5 Ways to Ward off Depression All Year Round

Hello and welcome to my blog Here in the UK the days are getting shorter and for many reasons some people expect to feel a bit low, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this blog today I discuss several different approaches to combating depression, as depression goes beyond just feeling low or…

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Why Are More Pro Athletes Moving into Central Nervous System Training? Why Should You?

The nervous system is a complicated system of different types of nerves and cells that send and receive messages between the brain and spinal cord and different parts of the body.  In a nutshell, the purpose of the nervous system is to sense what is happening inside and outside the body and to react promptly,…

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Most Dangerous Diet Drug? DNP or Rainbow Pills ?

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today it is a very long blog, I’m going to tell you about a bright yellow compound called DNP or 2,4 Di-Nitro-Phenol and a bit about another coloured drug ‘Rainbow diet pill’. Both of these colourful compounds have been around for over 70yrs. The media are talking about DNP…

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