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Can you pay back your sleep debt?

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 3:19:38 PM Africa/Johannesburg

Are you sacrificing your productivity of tomorrow to complete today's deadline driven task? Pulling a late night or even worse an all nighter can have a disastrous effect on your body and mind over the following days as your body tries to recover from the lack of sleep. Only your sleep debt is made worse by skimping on your sleep hours because you have other things you either have to do or rather would prefer doing. With today's deadline driven and fast paced lifestyles it is incredibly easy to forget that the body actually needs sleep just as much as it needs food and water. It is important to make time to slow down and get good quality sleep regularly.

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How Technology Kills Your Sleep And What You Can Do About It

Monday, August 14, 2017 1:51:56 PM Africa/Johannesburg

Do you check your social media one last time before heading to bed, the light of your smartphone screen shining brightly in your dark room? Or do you enjoy cosying up with your laptop at night to watch the latest episode of your favorite television series?

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What is blue light?

Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:55:15 AM Africa/Johannesburg

Light is made up of electromagnetic particles that travel in waves. These light waves emit energy and vary in length and strength.

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Better Sleep Travel Tips

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:22:00 AM Africa/Johannesburg

 

When travelling, whether for business or pleasure, our sleep tends to be disturbed and our normal routine is thrown out of whack which can result in a lack of energy which dampens your mood and affects your entire trip.

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We all need a bed time routine

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:56:38 PM Africa/Johannesburg

Most of us tend to think that a bedtime routine is for when we were younger and that we have long since outgrown it. Ideally, you should try to keep as stable a sleep pattern as possible, even at the weekend. So waking up and going to sleep at the same time as much as possible.

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Sleep when you are sick

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:32:15 AM Africa/Johannesburg

 

When you are sick getting out of bed itself can prove to be a challenge when all you want to do is close your eyes and go back to sleep. Sleep is an important in helping the body get better.

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Sleep affects your diet

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 8:35:10 AM Africa/Johannesburg

One of the side effects of lack of sleep is a wonky diet, however lack of sleep not only affects your diet, your diet also affects your sleep.

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A lack of sleep affects your brain

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 2:57:10 PM Africa/Johannesburg

One of the most important functions of the human body much like breathing and eating is sleep. However we tend to push this one to its limits thinking we can just catch a few extra zzz’s over the weekend and the everything will be fine. However that is not quite the case.

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What can you do while wearing SleepSpec?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:30:00 PM Africa/Johannesburg

SleepSpec requires to be worn a minimum of 2 hours before going to sleep. Yet that does not mean you must stop your usual nightly routine just because you are wearing SleepSpec.

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Jet Lag Symptoms

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:32:49 AM Africa/Johannesburg

Jet lag is a physiological condition that disrupts our body's circadian rhythm. It is therefore classified as a circadian rhythm disorder. Jet lag is also known as time zone change syndrome or desynchronosis. It occurs when you travel rapidly from east to west, or west to east in an aircraft.

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