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Business Travel, Jet Lag, Sleep, Sleep Cycle, Travel -

Jet lag occurs because your internal body's clock, also called the circadian rhythm, is still synced to your original time zone, instead of the new time zone at your arrival destination. The circadian rhythm is a roughly 24-hour physiological cycle happening in your body every day. There are clear patterns of brain wave activity, hormone production, cell regeneration and other biological activities linked to this daily cycle. When you travel across time zones this natural daily cycle is interrupted and you experience jet lag. The more time zones crossed, the longer the jet lag will last. Your internal body clock will in general use...

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Business Travel, Jet Lag, Physical Health, Sleep, Sleep Cycle, Travel -

If you have crossed time zones in your travels, you know how out of it you might feel trying to adjust to your new environment. Most people will experience fatigue, irritability, sleepiness, headaches but also problems with digestion and reduced interest in food.

Jet lag occurs because your body's clock is still synced to your original time zone, instead of the new time zone at your arrival destination. The more time zones crossed, the more likely you are to experience jet lag. Your internal body clock will commonly use one day per timezone offset to fully adjust to the new destination day and night schedule. 

As we all know a good night sleep is very important for feeling energized and general well-being. So, having problems sleeping can greatly affect your alertness and productivity when arriving at your new destination. Even though jet lag can’t really be cured in a fast way, there are some things you can do to make it easier and quicker adjusting to the new time zone.

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Habits, Mental Health, Physical Health, Sleep, Sleep Cycle -

Falling asleep the same time can be challenging for the most of us at certain times.    Here are 10 easy tips for getting out of your Night Owl skin. Yes! The struggle is real. We are all creatures of habits and they forms us even if we like it or not. By slowly changing your habits over time you to can also experience quality sleep.  1. Set an alarm clock 1 hour before bedtime and calm down (Train your circadian rhythm). The key is to stick to a consistent sleep routine. Go to bed at the same time each night and...

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Physical Health, Sleep, Sleep App, Sleep Cycle -

The sound engineering team behind the Sleep Meditation Podcast are at the moment developing a new sleep meditation app for iPhone (iOS). The app will include premium audio content tailor-made for sleep. We think you will love our upcoming sound meditation app. Try our upcoming app for free, sign up today for a 3-month free trial (Planned release spring, 2019, Only iPhone iOS). The best you can do for yourself is to invest in sleep. - What happens if you don’t get enough sleep? If you regularly get less sleep than you need, your accumulated sleep debt will grow larger over...

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NREM sleep, Physical Health, REM sleep, Sleep, Sleep Cycle -

To understand why sleep is important, think of your body like a factory that performs a number of vital functions. As you drift off to sleep, your body begins its night-shift work: • Healing damaged cells • Boosting your immune system • Recovering from the day’s activities • Recharging your heart and cardiovascular system for the next day We all know the value of sleeping well, and we’ve all experienced the feeling of being refreshed after a good night’s sleep – and the feeling of fatigue after a poor night’s sleep. But even though we know this, in our busy...

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