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Posted on 8 August, 2016
A great night's sleep has to be one of the best ways to really nourish and heal the mind, body and soul. But I'm not suggesting that you stay in bed all day! There are many secrets that make a good sleep sweet and powerful. Eight hours' sleep is an optimum amount that when deep offers many benefits that improve your quality and appreciation of life. 1. Improved learning capacity "If you are trying to learn something, whether it’s physical or mental, you learn it to a certain point with practice," says Dr. Rapoport, who is an associate professor at NYU Langone Medical Center. "But something happens while you sleep that makes you learn it better - the mind becomes more focussed and memory improves too”. In other words, if you’re trying to learn something new, whether it’s French or... more
Posted on 6 July, 2016
Having just returned home from Africa and a fairly entertaining flight in which the seats were sooo uncomfortable. So, jet lag and the effects of flying are an important subject for me. How can flying be made easy, especially long-haul journeys? Many of us are traveling abroad these days and often heading straight back work when we get home. It's a topic worth further exploration. What happens to our bodies when we fly? A number of things happen when we fly, for example dehydration, toothache, headache, stomach pain and ear pain. Flying involves sitting for long periods which can cause blood to collect in your legs and feet. When plasma leaves your veins for the surrounding tissue it can result in foot swelling. In extreme and rare cases, this can escalate into blood clots. Most plane... more

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