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.
External information is selectively suppressed during REM sleep phase
In general, it is believed that sleep leads to a disconnection of a person from the outside world. However, it has not yet been precisely determined what happens during the REM sleep phase - processing of external signals or their suppression. A group of French scientists decided to find out by using 18 participants for the experiment.
Which side is best to sleep on and why
Remember how many of us were told to sleep on our right side in childhood? It was thought that this is almost the only healthy sleeping position. Years passed, the habit remained. But how much is it really useful and justified?
Bad sleep negatively affects sex life - US studies
Problems of sexual nature are common for 31% of men and 45% (!) of women in USA. According to the results of scientific publications, such figures are often associated with insufficient duration and quality of sleep.