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Why do we need sleep?

Why do we need sleep?

Posted by on 15 January 2018

It’s interesting that we spend about a third of our lives sleeping, yet no one, not even all those clever doctors and medical students at Harvard Medical School, can tell us exactly why we sleep. All we know for certain is that we need to rest. In fact, every living creature from cats and pigs to grandparents and kids, must sleep to function properly. And, like eating, breathing and drinking water, sleep is necessary for us to function and survive. When we sleep, we’re giving our body a chance t .....

DOES SLEEP HELP YOUR MEMORY?

DOES SLEEP HELP YOUR MEMORY?

Posted by on 5 January 2018

Sleep rejuvenates the mind - have no doubt. Lack of sleep is no good for anyone. We all know this from experience. When you haven’t slept well, your brain seems foggy. Recalling important information may take more time...you seem to work slower. But could the effects of not sleeping extend to your ability to learn and remember things? Is it a proven fact that getting more sleep helps you remember more? Well, we’re here to help answer this question and confirm the possibility of a direct correlat .....

Understanding Insomnia

Understanding Insomnia

Posted by on 2 January 2018

“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” ― Ernest Hemingway There’s a saying that ‘nothing cures insomnia than the realisation it’s time to get up!’ This rings true for many - however, the alarm clock is definitely not the most effective long term solution for insomnia! There’s really not much to laugh about when you’re laying there at 2am in the morning with thoughts (neither logic .....

Contemporary Living & The Bedside Table

Contemporary Living & The Bedside Table

Posted by on 31 December 2017

Most of us go one of two ways when stocking our bedside table. Either it becomes a clutter zone for all the bits and bobs that don’t have a home otherwise, or it remains empty and completely under utilised. In fact, it’s possible you may not have spared much thought to which items would really be most appropriate in and on your bedside.The bedside table, or night stand, is one of the five most likely places to find clutter in the bedroom (along with the cupboard, under the bed and top of the dre .....

Benefits of getting up early

Benefits of getting up early

Posted by on 15 December 2017

Are you a morning person or a night owl? If you’re a morning person, carry on. However, if you usually stumble into bed at 3am then stumble out again at 11am, you might like to read this article. There are quite a few reasons why it’s a good idea to hit ‘off’ instead of ‘snooze’ so you can make the most of your morning. #1. Career success According to a study by biologist Christoph Randler, morning people are better positioned for career success, because they’re more proactive than people who a .....

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