Tips for Resetting Your Internal Clock After a Time Change

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Our internal clocks are the reason why we tend to feel sleepy around the same time each night, and also why we still tend to wake up at the same time in the mornings even if we don’t set an alarm. Our bodies tend to want to follow consistent sleep patterns as long as we’re … Read more

Tips for Getting Better Sleep When Traveling Between Time Zones

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Traveling to different places or countries is exciting, especially going to places in different time zones. However, it can also take some getting used to because depending on how far you travel, the difference in how your body responds literally could be night and day. Traveling or crossing time zones can throw off the internal … Read more

Tips for Getting Over Jet Lag

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It’s really fun and interesting to travel whether it’s for work or pleasure. However, traveling to different countries, especially those in different time zones can result in jet lag. Jet lag is also called flight fatigue. It is a temporary disorder that may cause insomnia, fatigue, and other symptoms which are results of air travel … Read more

What is Circadian Rhythm and Your Internal Clock?

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Have you ever noticed being energized and drowsy around the same times every day? If you do, then it is because of your circadian rhythm. Basically, your circadian rhythm is a 24-hour internal clock that runs in the background of your brain. It rotates between sleepiness and alertness at fixed intervals. Your circadian rhythm is … Read more

How to Minimize the Effects of Jet Lag

How to Minimize the Effects of Jet Lag

Jet lag is a short-term condition that happens when our body’s internal clock is disturbed due to traveling across several time zones. Whether we travel for work or for fun, jet lag can be a real struggle and it can turn our flight of fancy into a one-way ticket to exhaustion. Some of the most … Read more

Tips for Preparing for International Travel

Planning an international travel is exciting because it’s more than your typical out of town vacation. At the same time, it can be a little scary and confusing. But it’s a normal feeling if it’s your first time to travel out of the country. International travel may take longer than normal out of town vacations … Read more

The Different Types of Naps and Their Advantages

Most of us love to take naps, especially on afternoons during weekends when we have nothing much to do. Napping can boost our brain function, enhance our creativity, lower our stress levels, and lift our moods. But sometimes, taking naps can give us a hard time sleeping at night because of the energy we acquired … Read more