Posted 21 April

Help for Anger with Neurofeedback Brain Training

By Elaine Corcoran, Clinical Director at Brain Training Australia, Perth, WA Anger comes in many forms. Sometimes you might be quick to lose your temper. Or perhaps you like to hold a grudge. Chronic resentment is a defensive mechanism for your ego or sense of self. If you are not true to yourself, and in… Read more »

Posted 08 April

How to avoid cabin fever while working from home

By Elaine Corcoran, Clinical Director at Brain Training Australia, Perth, WA Cabin fever refers to the irritability, weariness or restlessness experienced by a person stuck in isolation. It can be acquired by someone placed in quarantine for an extended length of time or working from home.  Isolation can generate feelings of… Read more »

Posted 26 March

How to manage your anxiety in response to a pandemic

By Elaine Corcoran, Clinical Director at Brain Training Australia, Perth, WA The world is in troubled times. The WHO (world health organisation) hasdeemed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and the world feels anxious. Anxiety is your body’s natural response to the stress of not knowing how this virus will impact your… Read more »

Posted 07 March

How To Improve Low Self-Esteem

– By Elaine Corcoran, Founder & Clinical Director at Brain Training Australia, Perth Low Self-Esteem Makes Life Difficult Low self-esteem opens the mental and emotional door for anxiety, depression, a lack of joy, social issues and so on, to become a part of one’s life. To put it in the… Read more »

Posted 17 February

Brain Nutrition: How Food Influences Your Mood.

-By Elaine Corcoran, Founder of Brain Training Australia™ in Perth BRAIN NUTRITION Did you know our brains need calories?  It’s true, in fact the brain uses about one fifth of our bodies total calories.  While our brains are extremely intelligent pieces of machinery, its needs a fairly simplistic.  We all know… Read more »

Brain Training Tip basic needs of the brain
Posted 12 December

Brain Training Tip: the four basic needs of the brain

-By Elaine Corcoran, Founder of Brain Training Australia™ in Perth Your brain has certain requirements that are simply not negotiable, without them, it cannot function well. There are basic, but very key things that your brain must have, and as basic as they are, they are often what is missing… Read more »

Brain Training Tip how to increase neuroplasticity
Posted 12 December

Brain Training Tip: How To Increase Your Neuroplasticity

-By Elaine Corcoran, Founder of Brain Training Australia™ in Perth Neuroplasticity is the built-in ability of your brain to change. It is, by definition: ‘the ability of the brain to restructure its neural connections and form new ones at any given time.’ In more straightforward terms, it is: the natural… Read more »

Posted 10 December

Brain Training Tip: How To Boost Your Serotonin and Why You Would Want To

-By Elaine Corcoran, Founder of Brain Training Australia™ in Perth Serotonin is a neurotransmitter produced by your nerve cells. Serotonin function is complex, but it is most commonly associated, accurately, with feelings of happiness and wellbeing. Serotonin is also a regulator for cognition, memory, and learning. If your serotonin levels… Read more »