I love reading Geoffrey James’s articles. Here’s one on ways to conquer stress (link to: inc.com). My favourite tips and what I like doing: cultivating a tactile hobby getting a therapeutic massage limiting my exposure to violent media (I’ve never liked violent films and computer games anyway) taking a walk outside in nature meditating schedulingContinue Reading
Do you eat too much or know someone who does? In this video, Richard Wiseman gives us 10 amazing tips to help us stop overeating. I’m sure you know some of the tips. But some might be quite new to you.
Watch this short video to get Richard Wiseman‘s 10 amazing tips on how to improve your sleep. You might already know some of these tips. But did you know that you could drink a cup of coffee before taking your afternoon nap? Or that wearing socks in bed might be able to help you? WatchContinue Reading
What can we do every day to keep our brains healthy? According to this article on the Lifehack.org blog, we should: take a nap do something creative just before going to bed focus on one task at a time do cardio and exercises write on a real piece of paper take a multi-vitamin daily learn a newContinue Reading
Listen to this 60-second podcast (link to: scientificamerican.com) – or read the transcript on the site – to find out the benefits of eating spicy food.
In this video (link to: YouTube.com), Tiffany Shlain explains how living in today’s over-connected world has led her family to unplug for one full day every week. Her family calls them their “Technology Shabbats,” and they’ve been doing it every week for over three years. Their lives have changed completely! Could this video inspire you to do something similar?
Read this article on 40 ways to relax in 5 minutes or less (link to: greatist.com) to get some new ideas on what you can do to unwind. What are you going to try out? My all-time favourite is going out for a quick walk or jumping on my mini-trampoline. But planning a holiday doesn’t sound like a badContinue Reading
According to fitness coach Craig Ballantyne, we just need to follow a simple 10-3-2-1-0 formula if we’re looking to improve our productivity. 10 hours before bed: No more caffeine 3 hours before bed: No more food or alcohol 2 hours before bed: No more work 1 hour before bed: No more screen time 0: The number of timesContinue Reading
We know that we all probably spend too much time sitting rather than standing and moving around. But what can we do standing up? We can find some nice ideas in this BBC article here. My favourites? We could use a Segway to move around, organise stand-up meetings and stand up when speaking in front of a group.