Ladies, it’s time to cuddle the sh*t out of that teddy bear because it can actually boost your emotional health

Don’t judge that friend for sleeping with a teddy bear. Rather, read this to understand the wellness benefits of cuddling with soft toys. Remember Hugsy? The stuffed penguin Joey had in the sitcom Friends? We all had a laugh, watching a grown-ass man snuggle with a stuffed toy at bedtime. But turns out, you need toContinue reading “Ladies, it’s time to cuddle the sh*t out of that teddy bear because it can actually boost your emotional health”

Effects of Caffeine on the Body

CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION & YOUR BODY The effects of caffeine can take over 24 hours to fully leave the system. Caffeine keeps us feeling awake by suppressing adenosine, the chemical in our brain telling us to sleep. A cup of decaf coffee still contains 15 to 30% of the caffeine a regular coffee provides. Coffee, chocolate, black andContinue reading “Effects of Caffeine on the Body”

How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance

“If you told an athlete you had a treatment that would reduce the chemicals associated with stress, that would naturally increase the human growth hormone, that enhances recovery rate, that improves performance, they would all do it. Sleep does all of those things.”— Casey Smith, Head Athletic Trainer, Dallas Mavericks Ever wondered why during someContinue reading “How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance”

NREM & REM: The Two Types Of Sleep

The Importance of REM & NREM Sleep Where once we thought sleep was just one state of being, we now know that it is, in fact, two completely different states of sleep. These two stages were defined by their ocular features- non-rapid eye movement (NREM), and rapid eye movement (REM), as they were the firstContinue reading “NREM & REM: The Two Types Of Sleep”

7 Ways Sleep Deprivation Kills Sex Drive

Ladies, contrary to popular belief, women think about sex just as much as men do. In fact, on average, Americans think about sex eight times a day, with men thinking about sex just a teeny bit more at nine times a day. I mean, it’s not that surprising. We’re sexual creatures—we desire intimacy, connection, and pleasure, but that doesn’t meanContinue reading “7 Ways Sleep Deprivation Kills Sex Drive”

Millions Are Saying Goodbye To Sore Feet With This New Footwear Technology.

PEOPLE ACROSS THE UK ARE FINDING RELIEF While more and more people are suffering from sore feet and joint and muscle pain due to an unhealthy lifestyle, there is a solution to relieve pain. A recent sandal/slipper has been helping millions across the pond in North America, and now, some reputable companies here in theContinue reading “Millions Are Saying Goodbye To Sore Feet With This New Footwear Technology.”

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Five Life-Threatening Diseases

There is currently a global epidemic that has gained alarming levels of concern, with far-reaching consequences that many are entirely unaware of. I am not talking about climate change, the current economic crisis or the military struggles splashed across the news today. This pandemic resides a little closer to home, intimately entwined in our lives,Continue reading “Sleep Deprivation Linked to Five Life-Threatening Diseases”

How To Fall Asleep Faster

Having trouble trying to sleep? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Lying awake staring at your ceiling for what feels like hours is not fun, so we took the time to read into tips and tricks for falling asleep faster and compiled a list of interesting yet effective techniques for you to try out. WhenContinue reading “How To Fall Asleep Faster”