All posts tagged: sleep deprivation

7 Sleep mistakes

Sleep, some of us love it and others hate it. Some of us are night owls and others early birds. We all differ when it comes to our sleeping routine and you need to find what works for you. Getting in enough sleep is very important. It is not always as easy as it sounds,

How did you sleep last night?

Getting enough sleep is vital to your health. No matter how young or old you are there is no excuse to skimp on sleep. In this generation it is very difficult to get enough sleep. Due to growing populations there are more cars on the road. In the last few years our driving time has

How to become a morning person

Some of us have it easier than others. When my alarm clock goes off in the morning my eyes open immediately and before I know it I have taken a shower, got ready for work and made breakfast. My partner on the other hand will still be fast asleep even after 6 alarms have gone

Dreaming of sleep: Silencing snoring for restful nights

As children we all used to tease our parents and grandparents for snoring. It is not just the ‘old folk’ who snores, some of us can start snoring in our late teens and early twenties. Snoring usually happens when something is partially obstructing your airways. The sound comes from you throat where air flows pass

Back pain 101

We have all had our fair share of back pain, being the lower-, middle- or upper back. There are numerous reasons why you might be suffering from back pain. I believe posture is the biggest culprit when it comes to back pain. Most of us have desk jobs and are stationary in one position for

Bipolar disorder – The basic fact sheet

Bipolar disorder is also know as manic-depressive illness. The main symptoms of bipolar disorder is an unusual shift in mood, activity levels, energy levels and the inability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Bipolar is a very destructive illness as it damages relationships, effects your job and school performance and can even lead to suicidal thoughts

10 tips for better sleep

The importance of sleep has been recognized as one of the three most important factors of healthy living. Exercise and good nutrition has always over shadowed other important aspects of healthy living. Finally, the spotlight has moved to sleep and the importance thereof. A lack of sleep has multiple side effects, these include; lack of

5 Easy Actions for a Better Brain

5 Easy Actions for a Better Brain

5 Easy, everyday tips to improve your brain performance. Optimal brain performance can leave you feeling refreshed, happy and improve your overall wellness level. If you struggle with nay of these tips, get a friend to exercise or read with you, drink a glass of wine with supper, join a musical club or detox in

InfoGraphic on the Good Grade Pills,

InfoGraphic on the Good Grade Pills

Many students are under pressure from peers, parents and maybe even financiers to do well in their studies, as the info graphic shows they will use stimulants to boost their performance. But these drugs can have harmful and dangerous consequences, so what do they do once they have used it and want to stop? One

InfoGraphic on Workplace Stress,

InfoGraphic on Workplace Stress

According to the info graphic, a third of workers report high levels of stress. This is alarming as stress leads to various health problems. If you are suffering from work stress, it’s time you start changing your environment or mindset. Taking walks or jogging in parks can relieve stress, going for a massage will take