For the German association „Tag des Schlafes e.V.“ (Day of Sleep) the longest day and hence the shortest night of the Northern Hemisphere is reason to draw the attention to sleep and its significance for our health, our well-being as well as our motivation and performance.
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Our brain – most important control center Our brain plays a key role when it comes to be mentally fit. It consists of about 100 billion nerve cells. In this unimaginably big network each single nerve cell is connected with other cells via several hundreds and even thousands conjunctions – the so-called synapses. Our total […]
A healthy, restful sleep is very important for our body. When you are lacking sleep, symptoms like lack of concentration, tiredness and fatigue might arise. Sleep consists of five different phases of sleep that alternate during the night. Besides the phase of falling asleep there are the phases of REM-sleep and deep sleep. During the […]
Does this sound familiar to you? Sometimes you are lacking concentration and you don’t really know why? Maybe you are lacking sleep. Now and then, every human being has a poor concentration. That’s completely normal. In case it occurs frequently you should get to the bottom. Besides lack of sleep, stress or unhealthy nutrition might […]
Different locations, same procedure: whether in the subway, at the supermarket checkout, during a meeting – in some Asian regions and here especially in Japan a short nap in public is completely normal. The so-called “Inemuri” – “I” for “being present” and “nemuri” for “sleep” – is a real power nap and fix component of […]
Most likely we all know this: instead of falling asleep we toss and turn in bed. Due to the daily stress and hustle and bustle we can’t find rest and sleep won’t come. More and more people suffer under disturbances to fall asleep. And this strongly impacts our everyday life. Because, when you suffer under […]