Sleep is very important for the overall health of a person; so if you have difficulty sleeping, it is always better to follow these feng shui tips for better sleep and health. A very important feng shui tip is to avoid sleeping with the head towards the door. This is because according to feng shui, the best place... Read More
By Martin Mak
If you need to recall something that you learned just a few seconds ago or maybe 2 minutes ago, you are using your short term memory. Many factors affect your short term memory, also known as working memory. Understanding, or being aware of these factors, can help you dramatically improve your short... Read More
by L. Woodrow Ross
Sleep is essential to allow the body to rebuild. After the rigors of the day and the stress of our modern lives, sleep allows us to escape the daily rituals and demands that can damage our health.
With the requirements to meet the challenges of everyday life, our bodies undergo damaging stress. The average person today only gets 70 to 80 percent of... Read More
By Laura Ng
We spent one third of our life sleeping -- an activity that's seemingly useless. But we need sleep as much as we need oxygen and food. Sleep is important to us. It increases one's work efficiency, extends one's lifespan, cures illnesses. One should not deprive him/herself of sleep.
But during our lives,... Read More
By Janet Martin
Times are tough. However, losing sleep because of your problems is never worth it. You may get a temporary high from drinking kegs upon kegs of beer, smoking pot or working yourself to death. But sleep deprivation, as a result of escaping your problems, may make matters worse. Aside from... Read More
By Peter sams
The American Heritage Dictionary describes depression as being "a psychiatric disorder characterized by an inability to concentrate, insomnia, loss of appetite, anhedonia, feelings of extreme sadness, guilt, helplessness and hopelessness, and thoughts of death."
Depression is the common cold of mental disorders -... Read More
By John Purfield
Sleep deprivation is when your body does not get the required sleep it needs. Sleep deprivation could be voluntary or not (through a sleep disorder). There are many signs of sleep deprivation. Some are noticeably obvious and some symptoms are not because you may think the other symptoms you're... Read More
In order for us to get restful sleep, we need to be relaxed. In order to relax, a number of things have to happen. First of all, we need to feel safe and secure. Obviously, if there is tension in the house - abuse, parents rowing, problems with finances or neighbors, or else problems at school or with friends, it will be much harder to relax and fall asleep.
It's also important to feel secure and safe in our own beds. There... Read More
Everyone benefits from a good night's sleep. Children also need to learn how to unwind at the end of the day with an uninterrupted period of restorative sleep. For some children, this comes easily. For others, it may mean a night of counting sheep and difficult morning rises. Break the poor sleep cycle with these 7 tips for better sleep for your child.
Tip #1 - Develop a Bedtime... Read More
We bet you didn't know it was National Sleep Awareness Week. According to the National Sleep Foundation, this year's focus is on "springing forward," the process of losing that precious hour of sleep for Daylight Savings Time. The amount of rest you get is directly related to how you perform daily tasks such as work performance, transportation safety and for kids, it has an impact on school performance. When you don't get enough sleep,... Read More