Think about the last book you read about someone who inspired you. Perhaps it profiled the person in adverse situations and described their conditions and suffering. It probably explained how the person managed to escape those conditions. The experiences that helped them to succeed can sometimes serve as a model for your success. The story […]
Does multi-tasking affect your health? It may seem like it is increasing productivity and saving you time and energy, and many women are proud of their multi-tasking abilities. However, ongoing research has confirmed that multi-tasking can have negative effects on levels of productivity and overall brain health in some cases.
Here’s the deal, we all know that exercise should be a regular part of our daily lives. This practice alone provides an enormous amount of benefits to virtually every facet of not only our bodies, but also our quality of life in general. Hopefully we can all agree that this is a fact. Another fact […]
I didn’t know anything much about meditation until my late 30’s when I went to an open meeting about it in the city where there was a large gathering of interested people. I was surprised to find it was so simple – just following the breathing.
Most people would agree that Christmas is a stressful time for one reason or another. Even the best Christmases will be stressful, and it’s a question whether the stress is dystress or eustress, that is good stress or bad stress.
Scientists have discovered something very strange that insomniacs will identify with. If you think you haven’t slept a wink all night, maybe you haven’t! A professor of psychology at a University in Utah USA found that even though people seemed to be asleep, that is, they were in a “sleep pattern”, they could still be […]
Are you minding your mind or is your mobile messing with it? If you have to check your mobile every few minutes, even if no-one is ringing you, then you have a problem, and that is that probably Facebook or some other social media is running your life. I know that because a while back […]
Every medical professional will advise you to get into a good sleep routine! This is more difficult if you work irregular hours, have small children or a baby, do shift work or have a partner who does shift work and comes home and wakes you up after you have just got off to sleep. Know […]
For simple short term insomnia you need to work on the following issues: Get into a good sleep routine (see details for all the hints later) Avoid too much caffeine especially after noon. Get help with worry, anxiety or depression Don’t use sleeping pills for more than two nights Keep your bedroom darkened when you […]