Why does Mr 2018 wake up early?

Early bird is almost like a cuss word in the corporate world and it is indeed fashionable to be a night owl! Yet, most of us will agree that working till late in the night ruins the mornings as you drag yourself out of bed with a foggy mind and sluggish body.

Imagine a scenario where you wake up with a smile, glide through the morning chores and eat a mindful breakfast. If you speak to someone who wakes up between 5-6 am , they can boast about refreshing mornings with sufficient time to do everything they want and still make it on time for work. Continue reading “Why does Mr 2018 wake up early?”

Short naps during the day can help unwind and rejuvenate

napping-at-workDo you feel extremely sleepy post-lunch? Are you often embarrassed about dozing away during meetings or presentations?  Well, you are not alone and there is nothing wrong with needing a small nap once a day . In fact, a short nap of 20-30 minutes can improve alertness and enhance performance at work and home. But, one has to be careful about not overdoing sleep as that can be totally counterproductive. Continue reading “Short naps during the day can help unwind and rejuvenate”

Snoozing can ruin your day

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We like to buy that extra time to sleep in the morning by repeatedly snoozing our alarms. Although, we may feel satisfied about having stolen some more minutes of peace, actually it can ruin your next few hours making you feel gloomy and irritable. So even though you are tempted to hit the snooze button once, twice, thrice…..just quit. Continue reading “Snoozing can ruin your day”

Why is sleep important?


It’s quite obvious that not getting enough sleep makes us irritable and disturbs our concentration levels. But, there are a lot more important reasons than a being irritable that makes sleep an important lifestyle factor.

Sleep is vital for good health and well being. Adequate sleep helps regulate your appetite leading to better weight management, which a key to preventing many chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.  Continue reading “Why is sleep important?”