sleep hours

Napping Helps You Sleep Better, not the Opposite

We’ve heard the opposite story for so long now, that it is interesting to hear from Dr Sara Mednick the author of Take a Nap! Change Your Life. I’ve just posted a page up on Napping so you can read more detail, and watch a one hour video of her speaking about the topic in […]

Hours of Sleep Teenagers Need

Here is the link to a new study that says that if your teenagers are getting less than 5 hours sleep a night it triples their chances of developing mental health issues. http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/09/01/2999748.htm The best information I can find is that they need about 9+ hours (a little more than adults) to be at their […]

Virgin Active Health Club Sleep Pods for Napping

Wednesday morning I was helping Virgin Active Health Clubs announce the results of their new sleep survey that was focused on workers obtaining a healthier and more balanced lifestyle, increasing their productivity and motivation at work, etc. A fabulous focus, don’t you agree?  I haven’t seen such a useful survey designed to help 9 to […]

Plane Crashes and other Errors

Plane Crashes and other Errors Just finished reading ‘Outliers’ by Malcolm Gladwell, and there was some interesting information about plane crashes, how they happen etc in the chapter called ‘The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes’. Here are some revealing quotes: “In a typical crash, for example, the weather is poor – not terrible, necessarily, but […]

Sleep Hours? Make me Stay Awake SBS January 5, 2010 7.30 pm TV Australia

Wondering about how many hours of sleep you need? Here’s a documentary that should cover a lot of the bases. Make Me Stay Awake, SBS ONE, Tuesday January 5, 2010, 7.30 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

Melatonin and Serotonin – Geraldine Gallagher – Sleep With The Experts

Thanks again everyone for your very positive feedback, we’re please we are hitting the spot. This week Sleep With The Experts?features Melatonin and Serotonin Join us for a Webinar on July 29 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/540227258 Melatonin, Serotonin and Stress Strategies —————————————————- Serotonin, the potent vasoconstrictor and neurotransmitter is […]

Dangerous Drowsy Driving

WARNING: Don’t get in your car again when you’re tired without having read some or all of the following information. Here’s an excellent website to teach us more about drowsy driving – and specifically a page where you can view and download research articles by distinguished scientists including Dr Murray Johns the retired Melbourne Sleep […]

Difficulty Falling Asleep?

A while ago I asked you to become aware of exactly what pattern your insomnia takes. Is it difficulty falling asleep? Waking during the night? or Waking too early in the morning? Because they can indicate different things. Today I’m speaking directly to those of you who have difficulty falling asleep – but once you’re […]