According to experts, one of the great benefits of sleeping naked is the regulation of your body temperature and the prevention of insomnia.
When you sleep in cooler temperatures the brown (or healthy) fat around your neck is activated by burning chemical energy in order to create the heat needed to maintain your body temperature.
The generation of body heat speeds your metabolism and that helps you burn calories.
Sleeping naked helps creating better sleeping patterns and can consequently help reduce your tummy size!
On top of that, skin to skin contact enables Oxytocin to be released in your...
Exercise more. Eat Fresh Vegetables. Quit Smoking. Sleep better. Call mum. In 2021 I promise myself I will ........... Oh Wait! We have since arrived!
And just like that……..So, where is the NEW ME I requested at midnight NYE?
Welcome to reality my FIT friends, and before you abandon that resolution that once seemed so reasonable here are 3 effective ways to help you stick to your plan:
- Avoid doing things alone. If exercising really matters to you then arrange to meet a friend, a co-worker or join a group class. You will compete, challenge or encourage each other on and you will more likely stick to the commitment and succeed in your goal. Remember to have FUN.
- Reward yourself for acknowledging the anxiety of...
Feeling alone and sad when you remember the family together, the dinner preparation and the exchange of gifts is very normal.
Your first one, you won’t forget. Mine was in London. I missed my mum, my dad, my sisters, my dog, my annoying cat, my friends, the food, the noise, the smell, I even missed the arguments and the whole family drama around the table.
The truth is that Christmas can be sad if you’re alone but it helps to face this moment with an open mind, being flexible, understanding and respectful of this new experience. Living and learning.
Whether you lift weights, do yoga, run, cycle, swim, practice team sports, dance or twerk (!!)... As long as you’re moving, your brain releases neurotransmitters, specifically dopamine and endocanabinoids, that can generate a natural high very similar to that of cannabis or marijuana. In other words, it activates your sense of pleasure.
According to Stanford University Psychologist Kelly McGonigal, even moderate physical activity activates the same channels of the brain's reward system that addictive drugs do. Except, it does so "in a way that has the complete opposite effect on your capacity to enjoy life."
"The basic idea is that...
Do you feel happy, lighter, motivated? Or do you feel tired and restless?
If you don’t feel positive while at home or if you’d like to optimise this feeling so you can feel more energised and productive then you might benefit from balance through Feng Shui which can also lead to a balance in your mind.
Removing clutter in your home has also proven to reduce clutter in your mind allowing you to relax and have ideas flow more freely, making it easy for you to make decisions.
Colours can also affect your mood and should be taken in consideration when trying to...