Sleep & Stress
Are you experiencing an unhealthy level of stress?
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Five health tips to get you through the festive season
It's that time of year again, when candy canes appear in supermarkets and radio announcers start counting down the sleeps til Christmas.
Health benefits of hops
Due to its relaxing and sleep promoting effects, hops may benefit men and women who are experiencing sleeplessness or insomnia.
How Much Sleep Do Children Need?
Children have much greater sleep needs than adults as sleep directly impacts on their physical and mental development.
How much sleep do we really need?
Do you need eight hours sleep just to function but your partner can thrive on five?
How to avoid unnecessary snacking
Some of the main reasons for snacking have very little to do with the actual need for energy or sustenance.
How to improve your bedtime routine and get a better night’s sleep
Over one third of Australians experience trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep from time to time.*
How to manage stress
Sometimes you may feel a little out of sorts but cannot quite put your finger on why.
How to reduce mild anxiety in the workplace
Unfortunately, anxiety may not only affect your ability to perform on the job, it often stays with you as you head home for the day.
Insomnia: An Overview
Nearly all of us have spent at least one night wide awake and willing for sleep to come.
Lactium is an alpha-casozepine enriched hydrolysed milk protein, which basically means that it is a special extract derived from cow’s milk.
Quick ways to manage mild anxiety
We tend to take short and shallow breaths when we’re anxious, which can actually make symptoms worse.
We all feel a little stressed or anxious from time to time and may need a little extra support to help us cope with whatever worries are on our mind.
Signs and symptoms of anxiety
People with anxiety usually present with a number of emotional and physical signs and symptoms.
Signs you may be burnt out
The term "burnout" was coined in the 1970s by Herbert Freudenberger, an American psychologist.
Sleepless nights without reason – dealing with unexplained insomnia
Insomnia can be acute, lasting from a single night to a couple of weeks, or persistent, lasting at least three nights a week for a month or more.
A person with social anxiety usually fears and avoids a range of situations such as crowds and parties.
St John’s Wort
St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a herb that has been traditionally used for a wide range of conditions.
The lesser known symptoms of mild anxiety
Mild anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone will experience at one time or another.
Types of anxiety
Anxiety or the feeling of fear, unease and worry can present itself in many different situations, often at the most inopportune times.
What is the Difference Between Stress and Mild Anxiety?
When we're faced with a challenging or overwhelming situation, it triggers a cascade of stress hormones that produce well‐orchestrated bodily changes.
What to do if you wake up in the middle of the night
As you lay there you may begin to worry and fret about the day’s events or about not being able to sleep, slowly watching the minutes tick by.
Why do I wake up feeling tired?
Light and darkness are powerful guides for your body, telling you when to wake and when to rest.
Why do we dream?
We all dream, even if we don’t remember it the next day. But why we dream is a topic of research that has puzzled humans since antiquity.