Category Archives: Sleep deprivation

How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits

Many successful people, such as Winston Churchill, have famously taken naps during the day (now known as ‘power naps’) to help sustain their alertness and concentration. A Wall Street Journal article has now detailed recommendations for planning your perfect nap, including how long to nap and when. Lifehacker, of the Huffington Post says “The sleep experts in the article say a 10-to-20-minute power nap gives you the best “bang for your buck,” but depending on what you want the nap to do for you, […]

The Importance of Sleep

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“Society has become “supremely arrogant” in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading researchers have told the BBC’s Day of the Body Clock. Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn cutting sleep is leading to “serious health problems”. They say people and governments need to take the problem seriously. Cancer, heart disease, type-2 diabetes, infections and obesity have all been linked to reduced sleep. The body clock drives huge changes in the human body. It alters alertness, mood, […]

Sound sleep promotes optimism and makes you more attractive

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Sound sleep promotes optimism and makes you more attractive “Sound sleep correlates to optimism the next day. From a study of 1,500 people we found that those who sleep soundly were 16 per cent more optimistic and 20 per cent more attractive.” Asa Raskin, VP at Jawbone Sleep deprivation is known to cause serious health problems.

Feng Shui for Sounder Sleep

How can Feng Shui be part of a Sleep or Stress Rebalancing Programme? “Thank you for the feng shui consultation, report and Helios rebalancing device. I had my first proper night’s sleep in this house last night, so I think it has taken a few days for the change in resonance to come into effect. I feel hopeful and more confident now.” Janet Brady, Businesswoman, Oxfordshire Are you half awake at night and half asleep all day? Do you lie awake at night, […]