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 […]
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 […]
Insomnia and sleep disorders in general are on the rise. Stimulants, such as coffee and caffeine, may have a role in increasing this trend.
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 […]
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 […]
Like tiredness, insomnia is on the rise. An increasing number of people are getting less than six hours of sleep per night. In America, approximately 30% of adults suffer from symptoms related to insomnia and roughly 10% of adults have insomnia that causes them distress during the day. Whether you are suffering from short term […]
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. […]
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 […]
Need to stay awake but don’t want to use caffeine? In this post I’ll share 5 tips with you that will beat that tiredness slump. Caffeine and Staying Awake Side Effects How to Stay Awake Review Last Point Caffeine and Staying Awake It is tempting to just use caffeine and be done with it. It […]
Most don’t realize that it is the caffeine that is making them feel tired!