How can you wake up feeling rested, alert and not groggy? Try the 90 minute rule method, scheduling your sleep time in blocks of 90 minutes so you can wake up in harmony with your natural sleep cycles.
If you haven’t been incorporating music into your fitness and training routines you may want to start now. Music is found to improve athletic performance by relieving anxiety, enhancing mood and stimulating your cognitive and physical state. It’s no wonder you see pro athletes wearing their headphones before the games and big competitions.
As this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.
Here’s some startling information that might help you consider supporting local and/or independent businesses next time you shop for food and personal care products. Clever marketing tactics give the illusion of choice but really, it’s just big business at work.
You know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.
Midway is an upcoming documentary with a strong potential to help people rethink their daily habits when it comes to how we dispose of our waste and our use of disposable products, particularly plastic, much of which is winding up in an area in the pacific that is now known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This particular area is believed to be twice the size of the continental United States and causing major harm to the ocean, wildlife and us.
An inspiring clip taken from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s ‘The Lang & O’Leary Exchange’ where 14-year-old activist Rachel Parent debates Kevin O’Leary on the question of why genetically modified foods need to be labeled and avoided. Rachel runs the Kids Right To Know Club on Facebook.
Morning Glory is an AM dance party in London started by event producer Samantha Moyo and bodywork therapist Nico Thoemmes whose motto ‘Rave your way into the day’ is catching on in London. The concept? Leave the traditional gym behind and get your morning workout by dancing in a club with DJ’s and array of smoothies, massage and coffee bar.
What relieves stress, lifts your mood, strengthens your immune system, reverses effects of aging and can calm better than a sedative? Music of course! Watch this clip for more on this great study put together by two psychologists at Montreal’s McGill University giving us another reason to make it and enjoy it!