Why is Sleep so Important?

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Sleep seems like the ultimate passive activity, and the least productive part of our day (or night).  But just the opposite is true. Sleep is a remarkably productive and critical part of our lives.  Sleep helps both the brain and the body rejuvenate.  Sleep has been shown to help keep the body’s immune system strong, and can also help regulate … Read More

14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Job Interview

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Jacquelyn Smith ,  Forbes Staff You’re in the hot seat. Your palms are sweaty; voice is shaky; face is flushed; and mouth is dry. Maybe you’re bouncing your knees and talking too fast. Perhaps your heart is racing or your stomach is turning. You’re nervous. Why does this happen to so many job candidates? “When we perceive that we are … Read More

How to Take a Power Nap?

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These Power Napping Tips will help you discover and try Power Napping at home or at work. In an ideal world you would be able to sleep whenever you like and how long you please. But your body has habits and cycles that make such a simple approach counter productive. By following some dos and donts however, you will enjoy … Read More

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

The science behind power naps, and why they’re so damn good for you

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George Dvorsky | 9/26/13 2:31pm The stigma against napping is finally starting to wane — and for good reason. Taking a timeout to sleep during the day does much more than just give us a quick energy boost. It also confers some serious cognitive and health advantages as well. Here’s what the latest science tells us. Unlike 85% of all mammalian species, … 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