Healthy Mind

Hi everybody, how are your new year’s resolutions going? Its the second full week of January and statistically you will either be smashing it and progressing nicely with your new year’s resolutions or, and sadly this is more likely, you will be flagging or have given up already. But there is no need to get down and give up on your goals just try approaching them from a different angle. In my blog post “How to set realistic new year’s resolutions and goals” I discuss how to get the best result from your goals… “Think in terms of small manageable changes.” 1 It must attachRead More →

Binaural Beats

In this post, I want to share with you my experiences with Binaural Beats, the different ways I have used them and attempt to cover some of the main ways I have found Binaural Beats to be useful. I will start with a definition of what Binaural Beats are and then move on to what they do and how they actually work. The final several sections of the post will cover some of the specific ways I have made use of Binaural Beats to help with Meditation, Study, Focus, Anxiety, Sleep and Relaxation. Disclosure: This post includes Amazon links and if you purchase via one of these linksRead More →

3 quick ways to improve your brain health Improve your brain health and improve your life… The brain is by far one of the most important parts of the human body. There are so many processes and functions of the brain that we still do not fully understand and it can be very difficult to tell exactly what to do in order to improve your brain health and clear away some of the brain fog. I won’t go into detail here, but you can get some good results from a few simple supplements, easily available on the high street. Love your Brain with Fish Oil: High-Quality fish oil contains theRead More →

Forest Bathing

As I sit here forest bathing in the early May sun with the birds singing in the trees, it makes me realise how lucky I am to live in an area where there are trees and nature relatively close by. Read on and I will try to explain why we feel so good when we are in nature and as aweel as making a few suggestions to help you reconnect with the benefits of forest bathing and being in nature. There could be a good reason, after all, we did evolve to be more “one with nature” You may or may not be familiar withRead More →

Make Running Fun

Make Running Fun You need to make running fun when you first start out. Your goal as a new runner may be simple, lose some weight, join a social running club or maybe have some time to your self away from the stresses of home and work. “Whatever your reason for starting to run, you will get more from your running if you follow these 10 quick tips to make your running safer and more fun. Let’s dive in… Be proud of your self: Everyone knows that keeping fit is a good move but not everyone has the drive or incentive to get off theirRead More →

how to set realistic new year's resolutions

In this post, I want to discuss how to set realistic new year’s resolutions, why new year’s resolutions do not work for everyone, how to set yourself realistic goals and how to guarantee that you will smash them. The new year is a time of resolutions and goal setting… This is the time of year where most people will take on the personal and sometimes peer pressured challenges that we commonly call new year’s resolutions. Now don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with setting personal challenges and with the correct use of SMART objectives they can be a motivational tool that leads toRead More →

Wellness GPS with Allan Misner

A Guest post by Allan Misner: Use your Wellness GP   Without a wellness GPS, you may be asking questions like: Should I go keto? Should I go vegan? Should I do cardio during the same workout I do strength exercises? Why is the scale going up when I’m doing everything right?   Since you are on Bob’s New Health Outlook site, I’m guessing you are here to answer some questions. CONGRATULATIONS! Before we go too far there is one thing we must do first. We must set our wellness GPS. What is a wellness GPS? Like the GPS in your car or on yourRead More →

Nootropics

Nootropics Nootropics can be described as supplements or substances that improve cognitive function. In particular they are known to improve one or a mixture of executive functions, memory, creativity or motivation. I first started experimenting with nootropics by taking Vinpocetine or Vinpo as some people call it. However we won’t get into discussions on specific nootropics here as this is just a general overview and introduction to the topic and my hope is that, after reading this post, you may understand a little bit more about nootropics, should you decide to investigate and try nootropics for yourself and maybe develop your own nootropic stacks. SomeRead More →

B Vitamins

So What Are B Vitamins ? B Vitamins are not just a single vitamin but a set of vitamins grouped together. Vitamin B is water soluble whereas Vitamin D, A and E etc are only fat soluble. Many of the brain’s functions and metabolic reactions require one or more B group Vitamins in order to take place, in fact optimal neural functioning would not be possible without vitamin B. As B Vitamins are water soluble, the body can not store them and a fresh dietary intake is needed. If no Vitamin B is consumed for a few days, mental and cognitive impairment would be noticeable. See thisRead More →