Struggling to Stay Awake During a Long Day?

“What!? Another unrealistic deadline? When am I supposed to rest and recover? And what about the quality of the work you’re asking us to produce?” I yelled at my team lead.

Is Your Lack of Productivity Due to Disturbed Sleep?

Are you having difficulty getting motivated to work or finding it hard to complete assignments, but can’t figure out why? I’ve been struggling with this issue recently and was at a loss to figure out why this was the case and came across a fantastic book by Alan Derikson called Dangerously Sleepy: Overworked Americans and […]

Life Stresses and Sleep

It would be an understatement to describe this year (2020) so far as a little challenging. Dealing with a global pandemic and it’s social and economic repercussions has affected us all in someway. So when would have been a better time to decide to move home and restructure your business activities than in the middle […]

Napping – A Sign of Laziness or Smart Working?

Drifting off to sleep at the the most inappropriate times has been something that has plagued me from school. As I got older I thought that things would improve, but sitting in meetings after lunch have proved that wrong. My initial attempts of trying to use caffeine to keep me awake and alert did work, […]

How to Stay Awake at Night

A colleague of mine was speaking to me about doing shift work and mentioned how much he hated it. Luckily for him he only did this once every six weeks and got paid well enough to make it worth his while. I told him to be careful with that and he replied, “I know, working […]

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.

Want Better Sleep?

Staring at the ceiling will happen to most of us from time to time. Perhaps you are thinking on a presentation that looms, tax returns, issues with the children in school, the multitude of thoughts that can swirl around your head at night is endless. It is good to know that it is not only […]

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. […]

Beat Tiredness, Study Better

Do you have a test coming up soon? Need to learn a new procedure or technique quickly for a deadline?  If so and you are feeling tired then this article is for you. Having to study or learn something new whilst tired is a sure fire way to kill the enjoyment of what you are […]

Caffeine and the Herd

Currently I am on a course learning about how to understand current market conditions and how to maneuver through them in these challenging times. Everyone in the course seems very intelligent and if not at the top of their game, very near it. They all strike me as being independent thinkers and more suited to […]

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