These days, we want everything right now. Fast food, next day delivery, drive-through, even pain killers that dissolve on our tongues so that we don’t have to wait for a pill to hit our stomachs. Everything is right now. Everything must be instant. […]
I read an interesting article the other day, about how a lot of over-the-counter medicines don’t actually work terribly well. […]
It looks as if the warmer weather is finally coming to an end, and Autumn is here. With the change of the seasons a lot of people often find it hard to sleep. Not only is there a change in temperature, but many people find they do not cope well with the shorter hours of daylight over the Winter months. […]
Find out how sleep and weight loss are connected.
I’ve been hearing a lot lately about this new thing called Sleep Hacking… Apparently it’s this new idea that’s taking city office workers by storm. The basic premise is that you cut down how long you’re asleep, by making sure you have better quality sleep over a shorter space of time.
The thing is, sleep is a natural thing. By trying to “hack” your sleep, you’re essentially trying to cheat nature; and that never ends well. Human beings need a certain amount of sleep in order to be fit and healthy. It’s true (as I mentioned in a previous blog post) that you do need less sleep in Summer – as we wake up from hibernation mode, there is more sunlight, which keeps you awake, and more movement. But we’re not talking several hours less here! […]
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Some people think they are either asleep or awake, but sleep is a much more delicate affair than that. There are several different cycles that a healthy person goes through during the night. We all know that even a minimum amount of sleep loss takes its toll on everything you do from your mood to how you handle stress. Sleep is not a luxury and you cannot afford to skip hours just because you are too busy with work or social life. Sleep must be the one thing in our lives that gives us an abundance of benefits, yet all we need to do is sleep! Sounds simple, but to some it isn’t!