Serotonin Deficiency: How Its Symptoms Make You Anxious & Depressed

Are you suffering from serotonin deficiency? For starters, serotonin is the chemical in your blood that works as a neurotransmitter – basically, the stuff that transmits nerve impulses through the nervous system. Serotonin is a powerful brain chemical that profoundly affects your mood. So, do you really know the symptoms of serotonin deficiency? Well, this article takes you through some of the most…

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Can’t Get Up in the Morning? 6 Reasons You Struggle to Get Out of Bed

When you struggle to get out of bed in the morning, you not only have an annoying, stressful workday ahead of you but also feel dog-tired. That's in spite of the restful weekend you just had. So why is it so hard to wake up in the morning, how would you make it easier? Here are a few pointers. Understanding Sleep Before you…

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7 Post-Workout Recovery Tips You Can’t Miss If You Want to Maximize the Effects of Exercise

When bringing out the best in your physical fitness, post-workout recovery is just as essential as what you do during your workout. Know that true gains are made when your muscles are recovering, but that gaining process starts with your workouts. The bridge between effort and gains is recovery, so learn how to make the absolute most of your post-workout recovery. 1. Push…

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Coffee Nap: How to Boost Your Performance After a Sleepless Night with This Science-Backed Method

Did you have a sleepless night? Here is a remedy. A quick cup of coffee for a midday nap. A coffee nap? Really? Yes, you are not misreading. Sleep and coffee are the best combinations for boosting performance if combined correctly. If you do not have much time to nap, traveling or jet-lagged coffee naps serve as the best rejuvenation. This power nap concept…

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Signs of Imbalanced Hormones You Should Never Ignore

Imbalanced hormones would usually be associated with the visions of menopausal women in a rage to most people. Utterances of the word ‘hormones’ ring an echoing negative tone. The fact is, this is not an exclusive case, and hormonal changes affect every one of us, from birth to our ending days on earth. Actually, hormones are the secret weapon of the body. They…

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Here Is What a Lack of Sleep Does to Your Body – and How to Avoid It

Lack of sleep has some long-term effects on our brain function and overall wellbeing. As a writer, I've had my share of late nights before early mornings. I think we've all done it at some point. We tell ourselves, “Just one more episode/chapter.” or, “I'll stay for a little.” We mean well.  Then 5 hours later our eyes sting with the strain of…

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16 Unexpected Benefits of Cold Showers You Didn’t Know about

Did you know there were some amazing benefits of cold showers? You may look at someone who takes cold showers, especially in cold winters, as if they have lost their mind. The next time your loved one insists on a cold bath, try not to stop them. Cold showers have positive effects on your well-being and health, but so do hot ones. You…

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Why You Should Never Go to Sleep Angry or Frustrated

Anyone I have ever known has had the advice that we should never go to sleep angry. But did you ever wonder why? A new study in the Journal of Social, Psychological, and Personality Science has shown that if you go to sleep angry or with an unresolved issue can massively impact your sleep quality. Unresolved arguments cause your sleep to be lower quality…

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This Guy Quit Alcohol and Coffee for 15 Months and Here’s What Happened

Have you ever thought of quitting alcohol and coffee to see what happens? If you haven't, here is some food for your thought. Alcohol and coffee are two substances that many people consume regularly. They can both be addictive and extremely costly, not to mention the long-term impact on your health, and yet we all accept them as a part of our social…

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Here’s How Artificial Light Exposure Is Making You Sick, Obese and Tired

It’s a well-known fact amongst health professionals that we must not expose ourselves to a significant amount of artificial light and instead try and increase our contact with natural light. We must try and repeat this pattern of increase natural and decrease artificial light every 24 hours for it to really affect our health. Research is frequently being undertaken on the effects of…

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