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- Nine Ways To Sleep Smarter
- The Best Way To Recover After An All-Nighter
- How To Stay Healthy At Tech Conventions (Before, During And After)
- How To Speed Up Your Morning Routine And Get Out The Door On Time
- What I Learnt From A Week Away From Tech Distractions
- All About Creating Healthier Sleeping Habits
Nothing kills your ability to get things done faster than a bad night’s sleep. Studies show that sleep deprivation comes at a significant cost to work productivity — yawning employees find it hard to stay alert, make good decisions, focus on tasks or even manage a friendly mood at the office. There are lots of ways to beat insomnia, increase the quality of your sleep, and master the power nap. Here are nine of our favourite sleep techniques, tips and facts.
You get an early night, wake up at a reasonable hour and you still feel tired. Getting good-quality sleep is more than just going to bed at the right hour — how you drift off and what you do while in bed can affect how you are the next day. So, here are a few tips you can try to wake up feeling more refreshed.
No one enjoys being terrorised by nightmares or bad dreams, but scientists assure us they’re actually a key to mental well-being.
Late night snacking isn’t ideal, but sometimes you just gotta eat. If you have to work late, get up early, or just have a case of the late night munchies, these foods will put your hunger to bed without ruining your sleep with indigestion.
You might find it comfortable, but it’s usually best to avoid sleeping on your stomach. Fortunately, you can save yourself some neck and back pain with a well-placed pea.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people head to conventions to talk tech, gaming, business, geek culture and even knitting! By the end, attendees walk out with swag, intel and sometimes a rather nasty cold. Protect yourself from the infamous “con crud” and leave these gatherings in perfect health with these handy tips.