Tryptophan is involved in producing a brain chemical (serotonin) that can, in fact, make us sleepy. This is what leads to the conclusion that eating a lot of tryptophan-rich turkey on Thanksgiving makes our eyelids heavy. It seems simple. However, before we blame the bird, let's dig deeper for the facts.
Yesterday evening, thanks largely to the influence and convening power of Mehmet Oz, the nation was invited to talk about addiction. Among those weigh...
Day to day, you and I encounter many variables that affect our cortisol levels. From daily stress to the foods we eat--all can and do af...
A wise older woman once told me, "If you always do what you always did, then you'll always get what you always got." So I decided to do something different with my morning workout and made a new playlist for today's indoor bike ride.
Whatever your inner critic is telling you, feeling bored or uninspired are clear indicators that it's time to stop playing small. That's when you know your soul is hungry for more from you. And when a soul is hungry it has to be fed.
With the holidays coming up, everyone will be eating lots of rich foods often loaded with sugar, fat, salt. These are some of the main culprits of abdominal, or belly fat -- something we all dread. The waist line is usually the first place excess fat migrates to.
Forget falling asleep on a terminal bench -- to find stranded travelers the ideal airport hotel for waiting out the nightmare of holiday delays, hotel search trivago.com analyzed every hotel close to 10 of America's most notoriously weather-delayed airports.
I am convinced that more thanks of the self, is usually the answer to relieve stress not only during the holidays, but throughout the entire year.
Between the stress and the hectic conference schedule, it is no surprise that many have found themselves staring into the lonely and limited options on the muffin tray during coffee breaks. To combat this all too common fate, Travelle brings you a few tips on how to eat healthy at a conference.
By Dr. Angel Morgan via DreamsCloud There are many different kinds of dreams ranging from ordinary to extraordinary (3). Our...
I usually take 2-5 minutes a few times a day to practice and, usually, that's enough for me. I thought I would share five of my favorite meditations, which are easy to implement within a shorter time frame.
There are so many articles out there about women in the workplace and the choices they have to make. A successful career or family first. How to measure success? To be honest, most of the time I'm not sure I'm meeting success in either area. This article is about what works for me.
Well, there is a high chance that if you have little kids at home your family has experienced this at some point of your life as a parent. When children are young most parents suffer sleep deprivation to some degree.
Despite ongoing efforts to educate the public about mental health, many misconceptions remain. Before the stigma can be stopped, these five mental health myths need to be debunked:
For a few weeks I have been drinking Macaccinos instead of coffee and it gives me energy throughout the day without the peaks and valleys that I get from caffeine. Macaccinos are 100% organic and require a fraction of the water to produce them in comparison to coffee.
Last night I did something crazy... I never turned my phone back on. This morning I woke up, realized what I didn't do and then intentionally didn't turn my phone back on. I left my love companion on the desk all by itself.