Ask just about anyone what you need to do to stay healthy and they'll tell you 'exercise, eat well, don't drink too much alcohol'. It is rare that people suggest to 'make sure you get 8 hours sleep every night'.
Yet if you talk to any sleep scientist, they will tell you sleep is an overarching health factor that impacts all remaining aspects of our health. When you consider the impacts of sleep deprivation, even on a small level, it becomes clear that getting a good sleep is essential to living a healthy life.
We live in a world where being busy is a sign of success.
We glorify busyness and wear it like a badge of honour, telling everyone our hectic life story like it should win an academy award.
Blue light is everywhere, and it has both benefits and dangers. If you want protect yourself from digital harm, it’s worth knowing more about it.
These days, almost every job requires some form of computer use. And while standing desks, height adjustable chairs and gel-cushioned mouse pads have all become standard office equipment, the serious health risks of prolonged exposure to screens is being widely ignored.
As technology becomes ever more ingrained in our lives, our kids are using devices from the moment their small hands can grab them. Recent studies into the behavioural patterns of children have shown screen time only increases with age, leading scientists to wonder how young, developing eyes are impacted by all of these devices.