Why You Feel So Damn Tired While Working from Home

Why You Feel So Damn Tired While Working from Home:
I’ve always been able to sleep like a baby. Even now, during this unprecedented global pandemic, I am grateful to say that I can easily sleep eight hours, uninterrupted. Which makes my recent daytime drowsiness all the more baffling. Lately, once 2 p.m. hits, the strong urge to take a nap creeps in (and I don’t nap, ever) and by 8 p.m. I’m barely able to keep my eyes open. (Though of course, I typically resist the call of nature and scroll through the entire internet instead, until I’m too

Experts Explain Why There’s No Single Workout That’s Most Effective For Relieving Stress

Experts Explain Why There’s No Single Workout That’s Most Effective For Relieving Stress:
Feeling frazzled? Overwhelmed? Panicked? Drowning in anxiety? Trust me, you’re not alone.We know that exercise can relieve stress and support mental health, but is there a particular kind of exercise that’s best? It depends on who you ask — and the way your body and brain work. If you were to ask …

5 Benefits of ‘Quiet Wakefulness’ (And How to Practice It)

5 Benefits of ‘Quiet Wakefulness’ (And How to Practice It):
Many of us engage in a nightly battle with sleep. Our problems stem from getting too much sleep, not enough – or some other problem in-between or beyond. The practice of quiet wakefulness could be the solution our bodies demand. In an attempt to make up for nighttime lack of sleep (and for other reasons), many of us opt to take a middle-of-the-day snooze. As usual, it turns out that our biological instincts are right on. Most research in the field of sleep science demonstrates the value of the

The 18 Most Addictive Foods (and the 17 Least Addictive)

The 18 Most Addictive Foods (and the 17 Least Addictive)
By Adda Bjarnadottir, MS, LN Up to 20% of people may have a food addiction or exhibit addictive-like eating behavior. This number is even higher among people with obesity. Food addiction involves being addicted to food in the same way as someone with a substance use disorder demonstrates addiction to a particular substance. People who have food addiction report that they are unable to control their consumption of certain foods. However, people don’t just become addicted to any food. Some foods

If You’re Worried That You’ll Never Stop Dreading Your Workouts, Trust Me That You Will

If You’re Worried That You’ll Never Stop Dreading Your Workouts, Trust Me That You Will
I’ve been on the fitness train for more than five years now, but I made a lot of pitstops getting to this point. Because as we all know, making lasting changes takes time. When I first began working out, it felt like a chore. My body always ached, and I tried to find reasons to avoid it. But with a …

Why It’s So Hard to Keep Weight Off—And the Secret to Finally Losing It for Good

Why It’s So Hard to Keep Weight Off—And the Secret to Finally Losing It for Good
Many who want to lose weight have actually succeeded once or twice…or even 10 times. It happens, but losing weight only to see it creep back on is a frustrating reality for many. However, according to experts, not only is it a common problem, but it’s a problem with a very real solution. That is,…