Health and wellbeing does not exist in a bubble. When our physical or mental health go off track, we have to get to its root cause, looking upstream towards our home and work environment.
Is poor sleep quality or quantity affecting your day to day functioning? Sleep Scientist Dan Gartenberg reiterates the benefits of sufficient deep sleep – on our health, memory and ability to learn – and explains how playing sounds that mirror brain waves during this stage of slumber might lead to deeper sleep.
Sometimes our biggest internal struggles arise when our own values seem to conflict with one another. Ash Beckham offers bold suggestions for how to stand up for your moral integrity when it isn’t convenient.
Sangu Delle debunks the stigma that mental health should not be taken seriously or spoken about. ‘Being honest about how we feel doesn’t make us weak – it makes us human’.
Never underestimate the power and importance of good sleep. Circadian Neuroscientist, Russell Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages — and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.
The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.