Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it

October 20th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Don’t go from zero to 60 with your morn­ings; slowly change your habits over time. Start the day right with a morning routine that feeds your mind. You want to be real­istic about how much you can fit into your morning and then come up with a few impactful activ­i­ties. Full Article: life­haker, “Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it”

Short Sleepers May Catch More Colds

September 25th, 2015 - By admin in Sleep

In what may be the first study of this kind, researchers say they found that adults who sleep less than five or six hours a night are four times more likely to catch a cold than than those who get at least seven or more hours of sleep. Full Article:The New York Times — Short Sleepers May Catch More Colds

Software Helps Maintain Sleep Schedule

May 6th, 2015 - By admin in Sleep

This is an excel­lent free resource for the chrono­log­i­cally chal­lenged late night student or web surfer:  http://​www​.stere​opsis​.com/​f​l​ux/ It is a small program that you down­load and install. It takes just a couple minutes to setup, then you forget about it.  Throughout the day, f.lux will subtly and grad­u­ally alter the color temper­a­ture of your monitor. You don’t really notice it, but as the night progresses … Continue reading

Sputter Time

January 6th, 2014 - By admin in Neurofeedback News, Sleep

It is so impor­tant to have “sputter time”, down time, really, with no goals and no guilt attached! Read about how good rest can strengthen your atten­tion span.

Is Meditation Self Indulgent?

October 4th, 2012 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on ADD/ADHD, Neurofeedback News, Sleep

Acknowl­edging and being present with our stress through medi­ta­tive prac­tice is the best way of reducing it… Medi­ta­tion is spir­i­tual house­keeping. To medi­tate is to sweep the rooms of the stress of daily life. Would it be seen as overly self-indul­­gent to vacuum the living room before the arrival of a guest? The inti­mate silence afforded by medi­ta­tion allows us to commu­ni­cate with fewer inter­rup­tions … Continue reading

The Importance of Sleep

September 19th, 2011 - By admin in Neurofeedback News, Sleep

Sleep is key to proper brain func­tion. Elements such mood, perspec­tive, energy, alert­ness, and internal recovery are influ­enced directly by our sleep habits. On the whole, we are a sleep-starved nation: over fatigued and paying the price. Read more about sleep and the bene­fits of napping in Take a Nap! Change Your Life, a new book by Sara C. Mednick, Ph.D. Excerpts of the book … Continue reading