Insomnia triggers type 2 diabetes (T2D) - a new study
Diabetologia journal published a list of risk factors for type 2 diabetes. In total, 34 factors were identified, of which 19 increase and 15 reduce the risk of developing the disease. Another 21 factors were recognized as potential ones. It was shown that insomnia is one of the factors contributing to diabetes.
When is the best time to train and how long you need to rest
The argument between supporters of morning and evening workouts has been going on for ages. While hardly anyone doubts the benefits of moderate exercise, working out during inappropriate time can do more harm for your body than good and negatively affect your rest and sleep routine.
How to manage stress and don’t be intimidated by it
In the modern world there exist plenty of reasons to be concerned. It is not surprising that at some point the stress just becomes too much and seems to be impossible to overcome. Is it manageable and whether it’s feasible to deal with stress without consequences?
Mental health and COVID-19 — how to reduce the stress
The coronavirus pandemic is not slowing down yet. While in some European countries medical specialists are preparing for the autumn "second wave" of COVID-19, the number of cases in the United States has exceeded 6 million. So how to strengthen our fragile mental health during this stressful period and minimize the effects of the “September blues” and anxious anticipation of the possible lockdown?
Meditation and relaxation may help people suffering from sleep paralysis — research findings
A group of scientists from the universities of Cambridge, Bologna and Parma have published promising research results concerning people who suffer from sleep paralysis (SP). In particular, meditation-relaxation therapy has been shown to reduce the likelihood of SP
I’d like to have more joy in life. What should I do?
Enjoying life is our natural need. Sometimes we directly associate it with materialistic things or love and appreciation from others. However, we should search for satisfaction within ourselves instead. Moreover, our feeling of joy is deeply connected with our inner mood and can even be upgraded.