You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

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Source:https://www.wired.com/ By: EMILY DREYFUSS At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways. The whole world is exhausted. And it’s killing us. But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a weeklong marathon of talks and workshops and coffee […]

5 Easy Ways to Begin Improving Your Life.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Adam Bergen Photo:Monday Views Instagram The personal development field is an interesting one. There’s no shortage of information and sources on how to improve yourself, from the tried-and-true books (from well-known authors) to places like Quora, where anyone can become an expert and push their opinion. Now I don’t consider myself an expert; far […]

5 Types of Music That Increase Your Productivity, According to Science

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Source: https://medium.com/ By:Melissa Chu Photo credit: Lauren Mancke Music has a way of permeating through empty corners and filling up environments with substance. It can help you relax, make you well up in tears, or feel alive. But can it make you more productive? We use music to set the tone of our environment and our mood, whether we’re […]

This Is Why You Do Need A (Realistic) Morning Routine.

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Source:https://theascent.pub/ By: Deb Knobelman, PhD Photo by Bailey Zindel on Unsplash Especially if you are a night owl or have ADHD. My son wanted to make his own smoothie yesterday. He drinks a lot of smoothies. And at 10 years old, he is perfectly capable of making his own. I make him almost the exact same combination every day. […]

What Happens When You Put Down Your Phone.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Irina Achim Photo by Flo Karr on Unsplash You’ll look at your father and notice the way in which he’s struggling to find some conversation subject with you because he’s so happy to see you home and you know that you’d better join him in this struggle since his grey hair that stubbornly continues to show comes […]

When Should You Quit?

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Source: https://medium.com/ By:Melissa Chu photo credit: Tobias Zils Quitting has a negative association. We describe it as giving up, being non-committal, or lacking perseverance. When someone quits, it’s easy to assume that the person simply didn’t give it their all. To be sure, quitting prematurely happens too often. Whenever you try something, you’re going to have difficulties. […]

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Larry Kim Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from the University of Oxford even found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is as effective as antidepressants in preventing depression relapses. What is Mindfulness? What may at first seem […]