Personal Development, Sleep

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Rise – Sleep Better uses different techniques to help improve your sleep. All of our techniques are evidenced-based and provided to you by experts in their field. One of those techniques is Progressive Muscle Relaxation and is delivered by Jane Bozier. Read on to learn more about this amazing technique. 1) What Is Progressive Muscle […]

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Personal Development, Sleep

A Lack Of Sleep Can Kill You

Why Sleep Is Good For You One in three people suffers from poor sleep. And the cost of all those sleepless nights is more than just bad moods and a lack of focus. Watch our short video or keep reading to learn more. 1. Perform Better Poor sleep affects your cognitive abilities. You’ll find it […]

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Personal Development

The Best Foods To Eat To Help You Sleep Well

We all know two things about diet and sleep. Firstly, caffeine is very bad for us. And, secondly, that cheese gives us nightmares. The first we learnt by experience and the second after being told so repeatedly. Whilst one is true (caffeine really is terrible for sleep) cheese, on its own, is not responsible for […]

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Personal Growth

What Are Circadian Rhythms? We Define Them

Your body really is amazing. Not only is it largely self-regulating (breathing and blood flow are, for most of us, automatic processes) it also contains a pretty accurate way of measuring time: the circadian rhythm.

Find out what a circadian rhythm is and why it’s so important for sleep and for your brain.

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Brain Training Tips

Food for Thought: Eating your way to a healthy brain

The Best Food And Nutrition For Your Brain Anyone who has ever needed to skip breakfast because they were late for class knows how hard it can be to concentrate on an empty stomach. In fact, there is a scientific basis behind the fuzzy mind when you’re underfed: the brain requires glucose, a type of sugar that […]

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Brain Training Tips

Light for Better Brain Performance

About 15 years ago, scientists began to investigate a new photoreceptor in the eye called melanopsin. It’s sensitive to blue light in the narrow 460–480 nanometer range and impacts our brain performance as well as our sleep. What’s so special about blue light? A lot, it turns out. Exposure to blue light during waking hours makes […]

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