Need to Catch Some ZZZ’s?

The optimal amount of sleep is unique to each individual. To determine how much sleep you need, you have to find out how much time it takes for you to wake up feeling refreshed without needing an alarm clock. Studies show that humans need 6–10 hours of sleep each night, which is why you’ve most [...]

By |2016-03-23T13:04:06+00:00August 31st, 2012|Daily Life|

Take a Deep Breath

Take a Deep Breath For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. The “Relaxation Response” was discovered and coined [...]

By |2017-01-04T15:56:19+00:00August 10th, 2012|Daily Life|

Lessons from Olympians

Just like most of you, I have been watching the Olympics each night in awe of the extreme physical fitness of the world’s elite athletes.  These athletes have trained their bodies into peak physical fitness but I also have noticed something else, their ability to quiet their mind, control their emotions and focus on the [...]

By |2016-03-23T13:05:49+00:00August 3rd, 2012|Daily Life|