Brits have lost the art of falling asleep

Brits have lost the art of falling asleep

Warren Evans study finds technology and our need to stay ‘constantly connected’ is causing Brits to lose the art of falling asleep. Glowing blue phone lights, watching TV in bed and stressing over work are all to blame, with around half of us (49%) admitting we’ve had trouble falling asleep since becoming an adult. The study by bed experts Warren Evans found that we’re glued to screens in the run-up to bed and the last thing we do in the bedroom is actually sleep, with more than a third (36%) of us admitting we turn on a screen in bed when we’re trying to nod off. 50% of adults and a worrying 82% of 18-24 year olds take their mobile phone into bed with them. With 63% of this ‘tech generation’ in bed playing games, doing social media, sending work emails, and watching TV – these are all distractions and cause problems when it comes to falling asleep. Almost half (40%) of adults take more than 20 minutes to fall asleep and 1 in 10 Brits...
17 things that keep me motivated

17 things that keep me motivated

Keeping motivated when you’re busy isn’t something I addressed in my previous post, even though it was all about being busy and making sure you take breaks. Knowing the difference between you needing to take a serious break from work and to go abroad, and knowing when you need to push through and keep going at a deadline is key between tackling a challenge and having something affect your mental health. Despite battling with jobs, internships, freelancing and an MA I do love keeping busy. But I do need to self-motivate and keep my spirits up when I’m tired and have something to submit or a deadline to complete at work. I think having a few things that keep you grounded, that give you a new sense of energy and give you a sense of motivation in your home or office where you’re working is key to keeping going when you feel like quitting your job or blogs or internship. Some people take solace in lame jokes or motivational quotes or...
6 easy tips on how to earn money with your old clothes

6 easy tips on how to earn money with your old clothes

In times when buying clothes is as easy as a click on your smartphone and where it is conveniently being delivered to your doorsteps, many falls in love with online shopping. People, especially working women and stay at home moms, find the experience awesome as it saves time and energy at the same time. And that the idea of going to the mall and rummaging huge file of clothes to come up with a working style seems like a lot of work. However, due to this, women almost always have the same common problem – the lack of closet space. Here are some tips on how you can get rid and earn money from your old clothes and create more space for your new ones! SEGMENT > SELL > CONSIGN > DONATE > ALTER > RECYCLE Easy Tip Number 1: Clean Out Your Closet (Segment) Learn the value of cutting the clutter and on how to segment your clothes, which ones are suitable to donate? Are there some things you can recycle? And lastly, which clothes are perfect to...

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