Sleep is important. What else is new. Everybody knows the feeling of having slept badly or too little. But what ist still grossly underestimated, is the enormous impact on our health that goes with that feeling. Did you know for instance that sleep experts are talking about a “silent epidemic”? Sleep is the most important way to regenerate and thus nothing you should neglect. You consider people who sleep little and work (and party) hard somewhat cool? Think again.
Book review: Chasing the sun
The author Linda Geddes wrote a book on “The new science of sunlight and how it shapes our bodies and minds”. We took a look and found inspiration for a few thoughts of our own.
How to boost your everyday performance naturally and instantly
"Natural performance boost". Sounds like the next article about super foods, right? Well, it’s not. We are talking about light therapy. And if this now sounds like you have to go to a clinic and lie in a brightly lit up oxygen tent for two hours, don’t worry and continue reading.
What chronotype are you?
There are different types of people. The ones who go to bed and rise early and the ones who stay up late and like to sleep until late. “Larks” and “night-owls”. But is any type better or worse? Do night-owls get too little sunlight? How about sleeping little during the week and catching up on sleep during the weekend? That is possible, right? The answer is yes. It is actually possible to catch up on sleep. To find out why it isn’t the most advisable thing to do though, continue reading.