This Neuroscientist Says Our Sleep Deprivation Has Reached Epidemic Levels

Image courtesy of Unsplash. “Humans are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent reason,” neuroscientist Matthew Walker told The Guardian in a fascinating piece about his new book Why We Sleep. And that sleep-deprivation is costing us enormously.


An Oxford Psychologist Says Treating Insomnia Could Help With Anxiety and Depression With help of a massive new study.

Around a third of adults struggle to get enough sleep on any given night. For many of us, it’s a short-lived problem. But clinical insomnia—defined as persistent difficulty falling and staying asleep, with additional negative effects for daytime functioning—affects 5 to 10 percent of adults.


How to Find Time and Feel Less Stressed at Home

From the ping of our devices to the endless items on our to-do lists, we are often pulled in many directions at once. But when you are spread too thin, you not only end up doing less, you likely are not having much fun doing any of it. Thankfully, you don't need to be a full-time yogi or go on a lengthy retreat to reclaim your time and bring a little Zen to your home.


Practicing Yoga or Meditation Could Change Your Body on a Molecular Level

Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash If you’re not already practicing mind-body interventions like yoga or meditation, here’s some encouragement to get started: a new review of scientific studies published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology found that mind-body interventions may change our bodies’ response to stress on a molecular level, according to an article by Coventry University in Pionic on the findings.

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