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Insufficient Sleep Causes Weight Gain, But Why?

Added: July 27th, 2014     Category: Uncategorized

  If you have long been guilty of scrimping on sleep, it looks like you have no more room for compromise. Research shows that not getting enough sleep leaves you highly susceptible to metabolic disorders such as insulin resistance, diabetes, and other sleep-related problems. Apparently, not getting enough sleep for a few nights in a row (by […]

The Five Mental Health Benefits of Meditation

Added: July 26th, 2014     Category: Uncategorized

With this world going abuzz, it’s not surprising to see more and more people searching for ways to get a reprieve from the hubbub. Among these is the simple yet often neglected act of meditation. Ranging from achieving an improved attention span to an enhanced cognitive function, you are sure to reap optimum mental health […]

Five Compelling Reasons Why You Should Have A Social Life

Added: July 26th, 2014     Category: Uncategorized

    Do you consider yourself a recluse? Would you rather be on your own than go out with family or friends? If this has been your daily grind for the past years, you should start socializing now! Mounting scientific evidence shows that cultivating a great social life comes with many advantages.   1) Socialization […]

Six Fascinating Facts about Yawning

Added: July 26th, 2014     Category: Uncategorized

  Oscitation, commonly referred to as yawning, is a biological mechanism among vertebrates. While some people view it as a sign of boredom, it is actually the body’s way of regulating itself. Ever wondered why there are instances when you do it more often than not? Then make sure to read on to learn more […]

Are you living beyond your means? Financial red flags to look out for

Added: July 14th, 2014     Category: Money

Conspicuous spending now seems to be a way of life for most of us. The ease of acquiring things on credit, the thinly disguised bragging on social media networks, and the stress of modern living all contribute to the temptation to spend more and more. Even kids these days have very expensive playthings; it’s not […]

3 Rules that Parents Should Set Down for their Kids

Added: July 13th, 2014     Category: How-to

Even at a young age, children should be encouraged to practice some initiative and independent thinking and it comes by allowing them the freedom to make their own choices, decisions and even mistakes. However, just like being too controlling, being too permissive is also not good.  Where too much control results in low self-esteem and […]

Summer Safety Tips: Have fun without the skin damage

Added: July 7th, 2014     Category: Health

  Summer is inevitably here and for most, that means more time out in the sun. While you can make the most of your summer holidays, it’s also important to make sure that your skin is well-protected. Remember that even the effects of sun damage may be obvious to you immediately, this tends to be […]

Tips for a Healthy Sleep Hygiene

Added: June 19th, 2014     Category: Health, How-to

  A good night’s rest is one of the few luxuries that money simply cannot afford. Listed below are several tips and suggestions that may help you stop tossing and turning at night.   Maintain a Regular Sleep Schedule   Getting up and going to bed at the same time each day will make you […]

Great Relaxation Exercises that Promote Sleep

Added: June 19th, 2014     Category: Sleeping Articles

    For the unfortunate few, catching some Zzzs is not as easy as 1-2-3. These people usually have sleepless nights, no matter how hard they try. If you are one of those people who find sleep so elusive, you will be glad to know that you can achieve that most-coveted slumber without popping sleeping pills. Take the path toward […]

What You Need to Know about Teeth Grinding

Added: June 19th, 2014     Category: Health

    Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common sleeping disorder that occurs in eight percent of adults. Characterized by clenching or grinding teeth during sleep, bruxism is also found in 15 percent to 33 percent of the child population. Bruxism, on occasion, is not harmful, but health consequences can occur when it happens regularly. Those who grind […]