Posts by Elina Winnel

What you need to know about sleeping pills

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Sleeping pill use has increased exponentially since 2003, but are we aware of the effect they have on us? The medical community have become increasingly wary of the tiny pills linked to a number of celebrity overdoses due to their side effects ranging from memory loss to death, even when taken as prescribed. Here is…

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Sleep Your Way To A Higher Sex Drive

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Did you know there’s an intimate connection between the horizontal tango and your quality of sleep? It’s well known that not getting enough shut-eye makes you feel irritable and unfocused, but a recent study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine has shown longer sleep duration corresponds with increased sexual desire in women. Researchers actually…

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How Others Impact Your Sleep

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Have you ever considered that your relationships may be having a significant impact on the quality of your sleep? Almost every aspect of our lives is affected by our interactions with other humans around us. The positive correlation between rewarding, beneficial connections with people we care about – as well as those we inevitably meet…

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Wired Awake

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Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or alert and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep is stress – but the catch is, most of us are so used to living in a state of stress, we…

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Are you wired awake at night?

Break the vicious cycle of stress and poor sleep by noticing when you’re wound up and taking steps to relax   Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or jittery and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep…

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Sleep Your Way To Creativity!

From the Dreamtime of Indigenous Australians to the prophecies and divine messages encoded in biblical dreams, the link between dreaming and inspiration has traditionally been a strong one. But regardless of where you stand on metaphysical issues, modern science has established a solid connection between sleep and creativity. It has even been shown that when…

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Sleep Disorders Cost Australian Companies a Whopping 36.4 billion Dollars!

How sleeping disorders decrease productivity and profitability. As the link between optimal productivity and getting adequate sleep is finally starting to sink in, a paradigm shift slowly seems to be taking place in corporate culture.   It’s a vicious cycle: especially in competitive, ambitious workplaces, staff are constantly under pressure to work ever harder –…

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