Caffeine, Studies and Your Skin

Where I live daylight hours are starting to get longer, but most days seem to be overcast, dull and cold, (not the most optimal conditions to be trying to give up caffeine). During a break I read an article on the pros and cons of drinking coffee, and the question came up if coffee was […]

How the Media Gets It Wrong About Coffee

I watched a short documentary about coffee the other day (17 September, 2019 https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p07nkgsb/how-the-world-came-to-run-on-coffee ) which I thought would be in a similar line of thought as an article that I wrote a few months ago, What The Top Coffee Bean Producers Don’t Want You To Know. Unfortunately it turned it to be a puff […]

Stay Awake pills, are they worth the risk?

In the past when I had a lot of work to get finished, a tight deadline, or studying for exams I would use caffeine to help me focus and stay awake. I started to be concerned when I found that I needed more caffeine just to stay awake and focused, until eventually I got the […]

Is Caffeine Addictive?

Before studying for my final exams, I used to drink coffee, cola drinks and tea every day. It never occurred to me that I might have been addicted to the caffeine in them. When people told me about the addictive nature of caffeine, I thought that they were exaggerating. I even did a couple of […]

Coffee vs Tea for Studying

In the past when studying for exams or to learn a new subject at work, I resorted to coffee and/or caffeine pills to keep me alert. Some colleagues used to tell me to drink tea as it does less harm to your body than coffee. Others swore that coffee is the best at keeping you […]

Coffee, Does It Cause Insomnia?

Insomnia and sleep disorders in general are on the rise. Stimulants, such as coffee and caffeine, may have a role in increasing this trend.

How To Work Productively

Caffeine has been accepted by society a while now. It is normal to meet up for a coffee with friends in our leisure time; and in a work setting we attend meetings where coffee is freely available. In part it has been accepted because it is seen as a valuable aid to help us be […]

How To Stay Focused Without Caffeine

Many of us have times when it is really difficult to focus, whether it is at work, whilst studying or even when having fun. In an effort to wake up, some instinctively reach for caffeine, because it works. But short-term fixes can end up having long-term effects on our health and wellbeing. The recent epidemics […]

Caffeine-Free Productivity?

Sometimes when I’m in a work or semi social environment and I say “Thanks, but no thanks” to coffee, an inquisitive soul asks what’s wrong with coffee.  I usually say nothing much, but sometimes I tell them about coffee and caffeine’s affects on the body and mind, whilst reassuring them that moderate consumption is ok. […]

Caffeine And Anxiety

In my not too distant past I tried to help someone who was panicking because of a stressful situation.Instinctively I told them to breathe deeply whilst I got them a cup of tea. However, it didn’t seem to help much and knowing what I know now part of the problem may have been the tea […]

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