Healthy LifestyleTravel & holiday
October 24, 2017

How to start the New Year refreshed & ready

The end of the year is slowly creeping up on us. You can’t seem to get everything done quickly enough. Yet, you know that after a whirlwind of festivities and summer holidays, you might not be fully ready for the new year. We’re here to help! Here’s how to restore your body and mind during the holiday season. 1. Postpone big projects If you had big plans to redecorate, or finish mountain of admin, it’s time to accept that the holiday season may not be the best time for these big projects. Schedule this for January and ease into the…
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
July 22, 2017

How holidays can make you smarter

There isn’t much debate about whether leaving lectures behind for a few weeks and heading out on holiday feels good. But did you know that this kind of disruption to your regular schedule can change your brain for the better? It’s true! By constantly living under pressure to problem-solve and plan, your ability to think creatively and strategically starts to dwindle. What’s more, continuous “term time” set off reactions in your body, such as stress, fatigue and negative mood, and they drain focus, strength, and emotional resources. Naturally, these need to be refueled, otherwise it becomes harder to stay on-task,…
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February 8, 2016

How much sleep is enough?

You already know that getting too little sleep is bad for your health, but too much sleep is not good for you either! It sounds crazy, but it’s true – sleeping too much OR too little puts your health at risk – insanity, weight gain and illness are just a few of the side effects. So, in the words of Goldilocks - How much is 'Not too much, and not too little, but juuuuust right'? (more…)
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