Affirmations for pregnancy and how they help before and after childbirth
Pregnancy and childbirth are one of the most exciting stages in the life of any future mom. During these periods, she needs support and self-confidence more than ever. Affirmations, especially those selected for new moms, may be a good way of finding internal resources.
Sleep deprivation of under 2 hours makes you less positive — NTNU research
Researchers of Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have concluded recently that reducing the duration of sleep by 1.5-2 hours for only three nights in a row lessens the number of positive feelings while negative ones remain at the same level.
10 great people who slept less than five hours per day
Many famous people, especially politicians and ingenious inventors, slept very little. Partly, due to the amount of work they had, partly because they practised polyphasic sleep routine trying not to waste too much time sleeping. Today you will learn about the most outstanding practitioners of this polyphasic sleep and what they achieved thanks to it.
How to build awareness — simple advice you can implement today
Every day we are flooded with thoughts, feelings and emotions. It makes us constantly think about the future and past and often leads to the point of burnout. And at this stage, it is about time to start practising self-awareness focusing fully on “now” and accepting your inner state without disapproval.
Cognitive behavioral therapy has surpassed other methods in treating inflammation
An analysis of 56 random clinical trials involving 4,060 people showed that psychological and behavioral methods of therapy are more effective means to reduce inflammatory processes in the body and strengthen immunity.
AJPM: Sleep or simple exercises are better than sedentary rest
A large-scale study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine involved 430 young people aged 20 to 35 years. Over 10 days, their indicators of physical activity, sleep, stress level, etc. were recorded and compared.