One Good Reason To Sleep


When I first started thinking about this blog, I was going to entitle it “Five Reasons to Sleep” and then discuss five benefits of a good night’s sleep. However, when I started to think about it, I realised that there is really only one reason to sleep: to keep alive! Every single creature on earth … Continue reading One Good Reason To Sleep

Is Loneliness Killing You?


“I’m falling apart right in front of your eyes, but you don’t even see me.” Invisible Good relationships not only keep us happier, they also keep us healthier. Loneliness, on the other hand, results in a decrease in brain function, a decline in health and a shorter lifespan. The Harvard Study of Adult Development The … Continue reading Is Loneliness Killing You?

Stress & your hormones


When discussing hormones it’s difficult to know where to begin.  We could start by looking at different disorders related to hormonal problems: for example premenstrual syndrome, menopausal problems, infertility, thyroid disorders, weight problems, depression, chronic fatigue….the list is endless.  Or we could start by looking at different treatment options and how they work.  For example, … Continue reading Stress & your hormones