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Winter Blues or SAD. How to Beat Winter Depression

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At this time of year, when the pre-New Year hustle and bustle and the holidays are over you need to go to work and get back on track. However, many people feel tired and depressed. Do you feel drained too? Here are ways to overcome that. Winter depression symptoms Apathy, sleepiness and inability to concentrate, […]

12 Ideas for the Weekend

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We’ve compiled a list of things you can do without going on a vacation. These ideas can help you plan your weekend with friends, family or even alone. The healthiest type of recreation is switching to something totally new. If you sit at the computer all week then watching TV series lying on your sofa […]

Where Does the Time Go? RescueTime Productivity Tracker

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Do you know exactly what you spend your time at work on? You can track your work and see where your time goes using RescueTime. The time tracker will help you find correlations between your wellbeing and productivity. We will tell you how to be more efficient using simple life hacks. Functionality RescueTime is an app for your smartphone […]

6 Reasons Why Sex Can Increase Your Productivity

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Sex is not only about having pleasure but also staying healthy. When you are doing it your body produces a whole cocktail of hormones and neurotransmitters: oxytocin, dopamine, serotonin. That is why you experience a mood boost, you relax and become happier. Obviously, that helps us be more productive and work more efficiently. Besides, regular […]

The Observer Effect: An Easy Way to Improve Your Health

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How do I stay energized? How do I stay in shape every day? You know the obvious answers. They are simple and time-proven and have been confirmed by WHO and those happy 7% with godlike abilities who run marathons, don’t drink alcohol and are always energized. If you are one of them you can skip […]

Willpower and Heart Rate Variability: A Case Study

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We continue to bring you stories about how people improve their wellbeing tracking and analyzing their health data.  We have already posted the story about a woman who got happier and lost weight. Today we are going to talk about Mark who boosted his willpower and started doing sports. Mark Leavitt is an engineer and […]

How Your Heart Can Tell You Everything About Your Health

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Have you heard the phrase: “one’s heart works like clockwork?” It refers to someone healthy and is used to mean that their heart works with perfect regularity and precision. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. In 1733 the English physiologist Stephen Hales discovered the phenomenon of variation in the time interval between heartbeats. If a person’s […]

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