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, […]
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 […]
Insomnia and sleep disorders in general are on the rise. Stimulants, such as coffee and caffeine, may have a role in increasing this trend.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Whenever I ask my friends and family how’s things going, a significant amount of the responses I get back state that they are tired. Looking at a few of the headlines out there seem to suggest that tiredness is becoming more common than ever before: The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common, BBC […]