Exam Anxiety – How to be Better Prepared

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Common fears…. Going blank Having a panic attack Not finding any questions I can answer Not having enough to write Exams…… Are designed purposely to test your performance under stress Are a highly artificial situation – absence of normal resources: books, telephone, other people, food, drink, distractions Are physically and mentally demanding – 2-3 hours in one seat without moving … Read More

How To Power Nap For All-Day Energy

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09/15/2014 08:21 am ET | Updated Sep 15, 2014 By Christopher Ketcham for Men’s Journal When billionaire adventurer Steve Fossett broke the record for around-the-world solo jet flight in 2005, he slept just 60 minutes in 67 hours of flight time — 60 minutes broken into two- and three-minute naps. “I slept when I needed it and awoke refreshed,” he … Read More

Helpful facts and tips about office relaxation

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Whatever line of work you’re in, it’s likely that some days in the office will be stressful. Tight deadlines, looming presentations and heavy workloads can all create stress. But work-related stress can lead to illness, so it’s important to know how to relax when the pressure builds. Pressure or stress? A bit of pressure at work can actually be a … Read More

Chill Out With These 7 Office Relaxation Tips

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Kate Swoboda | Contributor | Author, Creator of YourCourageousLife.com November 7, 2014 When you’re an entrepreneur who truly loves what you do, job stress is tough to handle. Often people think that the only way that things will improve at the office is if something external changes. But, in fact, you have the power to determine how you feel every time you … Read More

The Secret (and Surprising) Power of Naps

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Need to recharge? Don’t lean on caffeine — a power nap will boost your memory, cognitive skills, creativity, and energy level. By Jennifer Soong | Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Naps help Constance Kobylarz Wilde, 58, recharge, especially if she takes them right after lunch. Wilde, a marketing manager and health blogger in Mountain View, Calif., is constantly juggling her schedule as … Read More

Relaxation Techniques: Breathing Exercises

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By Raising Children Network Need to relax, calm down or manage your emotions? Sometimes it’s as simple as relaxing your breathing. Learning how to do breathing exercises is useful because many relaxation techniques include breathing exercises. Breathing and relaxation If you’re feeling stressed or anxious, you might notice that you’re doing shallow breathing (or chest breathing) – that is small, … Read More

Helpful Tips for Napping

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More than 85% of mammalian species are polyphasic sleepers, meaning that they sleep for short periods throughout the day. Humans are part of the minority of monophasic sleepers, meaning that our days are divided into two distinct periods, one for sleep and one for wakefulness. It is not clear that this is the natural sleep pattern of humans. Young children … Read More

Relaxation and Other Therapies

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Relaxation and breathing Stressful lifestyles, working late, and watching intense television shows or the news, are some of the factors that can contribute to the mind racing and being unable to wind down. It’s important to know the importance of being relaxed before bed, and to have the knowledge of effective relaxation techniques to apply in order to experience deep, … Read More

Relaxation Techniques to Help Your Child Sleep Well

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Getting hyped-up little night owls to wind down at night can be a challenge for even the most patient of parents among us and can leave everyone frustrated and exhausted. One way to make your evenings a little calmer and help get your child ready for sleep is to include relaxation exercises in their bedtime routine. Below are some child-friendly … Read More