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2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better The beginning of a new year is present, and we have the opportunity to carry out healthier routines. To establish new habits can have a direct impact on your lifestyle and you can improve your quality of life from the moment you put them into practice. Health is a sum of elements. Balanced nutrition, physical exercise, stress management and avoiding negative habits are essential to well-being.   Experiencing drowsiness throughout the day is a sign that…

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Sleep disorders and job market

Sleep disorders and job market

Sleep disorders affect 45% of the world’s population The impact on the job market Sleep disorders often appear as a group of symptoms that belong to a serious illness, although in many cases the people who suffer it do not receive an adequate diagnosis or treatment. Living with a constant lack of sleep not only affects our quality of life but over time implies a decrease in productivity that ultimately translates significant economic losses on the labor market. A study conducted by…

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Rest is happiness

Rest is happiness

Rest is happiness Routines, schedule changes, responsibilities, finances, work occupy an important space in our daily activity. When time is running out and agendas fill up, we try to make time by removing  time for ourselves or for rest. However, it should not be this way: Better rest means less stress Studies show a connection between stress and lack of sleep, with 40 percent of adults who say they sleep less than 8 hours and feel overwhelmed. Feeling stressed is…

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Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest. Stress is the body’s response to the events of the day. It changes our behavior and affects us physically and emotionally. An adequate proportion of stress can be a positive strength that keeps us alert and energized. However, having too much stress can cause tension and anxiety, and consequently, troubles with the rest. What are the signs of stress? The common signs of stress are lack of attention and concentration, depression, difficulty during…

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Daylight Saving Time: how does it affect us and how to ease its effects

Daylight Saving Time: how does it affect us and how to ease its effects

Winter is coming and to bring the ending of Daylight Saving time: the moment when we have to set our clocks one hour back to adjust it to standard time. And although it’s only 1 hour time difference, this change can cause variations in our health that not only affect our sleep but also our mood, physical and intellectual performance or even eating habits, among others. Our body can take up to several days to get used to the new…

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Insomnia by poor sleep hygiene

Insomnia by poor sleep hygiene

Often, patients that refer symptoms of insomnia or lack of repairing sleep, after an initial approach to their practice of sleep, is found what experts call a poor “sleep hygiene”. Most of the mismatches in the pattern of sleep are not pathological and are easily corrected by changing the night liturgy. Sleep better is often a healing miracle cure, but the missinformation about the mechanisms of sleep is often difficult to assume the correct meaning of what it means to…

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