Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things. When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent.
Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy. The Paradox of Possessions A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University, reached a powerful and straightforward conclusion: don’t spend your money on things. The trouble with things is that the happiness they provide fades quickly. We get used to new possessions. “One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,” Gilovich said. The paradox of possessions is that we assume that the happiness we get from buying something will last as long as the thing itself. The Power of Experiences Gilovich and other researchers have found that experiences—as fleeting as they may be—deliver more-lasting happiness than things. Experiences become a part of our identity.
Comparisons matter little. Anticipation matters. Travis Bradberry, Ph.D. Dr. 4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier. What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight?
Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in these areas, none is as simple—and many are less effective—as stripping down before you go to sleep. Since only 8% of people sleep naked, most everyone can discover the benefits of sleeping in the buff. This may sound far-fetched, but hear me out before you throw those cozy flannel pajamas on. 1. We’ve always known that quality sleep is good for your brain, but recent research from the University of Rochester demonstrates exactly how so. Researchers at the University of Amsterdam found that lowering your skin temperature increases the depth of your sleep and reduces the number of times you wake up in the night.
Learn 10 Ways To Beat Stress. Stress has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, but how you respond is only half the battle.
The secret to winning the war against stress lies in what you do when you aren’t working (and presumably aren’t stressed). While I have a hobby that I engage in regularly (surfing), it isn’t the antidote to stress you might think. 10 Signs You’re Burning Out. Even the best jobs can lead to burnout.
The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head. The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following: 48% of Americans experienced increased stress over the past 5 years31% of employed adults have difficulty managing their work and family responsibilities53% say work leaves them “overtired and overwhelmed.” A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) poll found that “burnout from my current job” was one of the top reasons that people quit. ThelmaKhupe, Author at Women In Healthcare UK. Music and mental health. Music is more than just a pass time for a trip to school, or background shower music.
The effects of music on our body are much stronger than many of us think. Whether you’re an ABBA lover, a Belieber. Whether you love EDM, or Whitney Houston Ballads, music can have a positive impact on your mental health. Are you surrering from seasonal depression? As we step into the rawest part of the season, coughs, sneezes, sniffing and blocked noses are well amongst us.
But asides from the physically illnesses, we must also remember to take extra care of our mental health. Seasonal depression is most common in winter, hence it is commonly referred to as ‘Winter depression’, because symptoms are typically more apparent and severed during the winter period. It is important, especially in winter, to ensure that whilst we take care of your physical health, we also take into account the importance of our mental health. One Million Pads Campaign. At Women in Healthcare UK, we think it’s so important to support initiatives that tackle issues outside of mainstream media.
In line with this belief, we are incredibly proud and honoured to be supporting the ‘Million Pads Campaign’ , and incredibly campaign that is tackling something that isn’t widely known about but is the reality for thousands of women and girls in Zimbabwe. What is the Million Pads Campaign? The Million Pads Campaign is a Zimbabwean Pad Collection campaign that partners with distributors on an international basis in order to ensure that girls all over Zimbabwe can be helped.
There are collection centres based in Harare, Bulawayo and the team are trying to ensure that these collection centres cover all areas around the country. They want girls to know that bleeding is NOT luxury and pads ARE essential! Why was the campaign set up? In Zimbabwe, there are heavy taxes on sanitary wear as they are deemed to be luxury products. Healthcare Mentoring Programs for Startups.