Join the pre-festive Simplicity Challenge! Start today and get prepared for the Festive Season day by day. Simplicity means different things to different people – some immediately think of minimalism, while others associate the concept with de-cluttering, de-stressing and detoxing on a physical, mental or emotional level. What does it mean to you? Take this … More Join the pre-festive Simplicity Challenge
Sleep improves MEMORY Sleep helps to REPAIR your body Sleep better, PERFORM better Sleep helps to lift your MOOD Sleep helps CREATIVITY Get enough sleep to REDUCE STRESS Sleep sharpens ATTENTION Sleep can LOWER RISK of injury Which one resonates with you the most? Share your experiences by clicking on the image. … More Eight Facts about Sleep
Many people think they can get by with a few hours of sleep but only a few are aware how serious a problem sleep loss really can be. According to the Great British Sleep Survey there are 51.3 per cent of people who have trouble sleeping. Research shows that people suffering from insomnia face … More The sleep issue
Is ‘I am busy’ your typical answer to the question ‘How are you’? Our society puts a high value on being busy. If you work in an environment where you constantly need to achieve something under challenging circumstances, there is a chance that your chronically stressed out brain can become dependent on dopamine. By activating … More Is busyness an addiction?
Change your mind about stress and your body’s response will change too! Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist who has rethought her whole approach to stress. She says that people who view their stress response as helpful can deal with physical, emotional and mental challenges better. https://embed.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend
Aren’t we all busy? Is being stressed became almost a norm in our society? So much of our lives seems to pass by in a blur, running from appointment to appointment, chasing our tails. And we’re reacting like crazy to external events over which we have no control. Stress is something that we all face … More Topic of the month: BEFRIENDING STRESS
Are you someone who gets distracted easily? Have you ever put ‘focus’ or ‘study’ in the search box in YouTube or Spotify and came up with various ‘brainwaves’ music that you could listen to? I regularly use them when I am overwhelmed with a long list of things to do and have no idea where … More Studying for exams? Let music help you
I never heard the term ‘freshers’ flu’ used anywhere other than in the UK. When you start the academic year (or at any time of the year) and feel a bit down, and you have cold symptoms (sneezing, coughing, sore throat, headache, fever, shivering), you know you caught it. There is always a bit of history … More Suffering from freshers’ flu?
Do you remember the last time you had to take an exam? What was it like? I started playing the piano at age 5, and for the next 13 years, I found myself in many situations – such as playing at concerts or competitions – where I had to perform well. In 2004, I … More My story with exam stress
Stress seems to be in the air at the moment. You can almost physically feel it as you walk down the street and see people rushing around trying to rush the kids to school, get themselves to work on time, change gear after the summer holidays and deal with the temperamental British weather. I’ve had … More Are you juggling too much?