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, […]

Pause, Stop & Start

Life can feel as if it has its own momentum with meetings, timetables, meal times and our list of things to-do can seem endless. We can go weeks, months or years knowing that we are stuck in a rut and need a new direction, change of scene or some type of action that calls us […]

Increase Productivity Through Consistency

Recently, during one of my downtime breaks, I found myself reflecting on the times that I’ve felt the most content and satisfied with who I am and where I find myself. As I thought about the different phases of my life I found that the times when I felt most content compared to those when […]

A New Beginning

It’s been a while since the last article was published, so belated new year’s greetings to you and yours. During the holiday season a lot of you may have had the time to reflect on the past year and think about how you would like this new year to pan out. Giving up or reducing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is It Okay To Caffeine Relapse?

It is difficult for many who have become dependent on caffeine to give it up. Many of those that try to abstain from consuming caffeine find themselves at some point going back to drinking coffee or caffeinated drinks. Some even find themselves consuming more than they did before they tried to abstain. In this article […]

How To Stay Awake In That Exciting Meeting

Oh how I love those very important team meetings. First thing in the morning or just after lunch do it for me. Sure, they are packed full of very useful and relevant information to help me with that end of week deadline, but I just can’t seem to keep myself awake in them. Luckily there […]

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