Sensory integration

The strength and power of touch

10 June, 2021

We often underestimate the power of touch. Despite that it develops first and affects our perception of stimuli, building relationships, and communication, little research has been done. Virginia Satir, an American psychotherapist, has proven that we need four hugs a day to survive, eight to feel good, and twelve to develop. As we rush through […]

6 ways to get a good night’s sleep for seniors

20 April, 2021

Very often, elderly people complain of various ailments. One of them is a problem with falling asleep or staying asleep. We’re used to the general opinion that seniors don’t need much rest, and while that’s true, it doesn’t mean they don’t need any sleep at all. Whatever the age, a person has an unconditional need […]

You don’t sleep well? The problem may lie in food!

22 March, 2021

Sleep problems are most often associated with psychological factors, such as stress at work or a fight with a partner. Sometimes we also attribute sleep deprivation to accompanying health dysfunctions, e.g., a cold or migraine. Meanwhile, it turns out that it could be our diet that is the source of numerous problems with a good […]

Bad sleep is a bad day

22 March, 2021

Sleeping even 16 minutes less than needed can cause serious problems with the ability to focus and concentrate the next day. Irregular sleep can, therefore, complicate our private and professional lives, fueling a vicious circle of stress and fatigue. What do scientists say about our habits? How can we solve the problem of irregular or […]

Depression in the elderly

18 March, 2021

Depression in the elderly and the weighted blanket Did you know that every 7th person over 60 suffers from depression? The Central Statistical Office reports that 20% of seniors suffer from depression. However, it is important to know that these figures are understated, as many patients do not report symptoms of this disease to doctors, […]

What do highly sensitive people need for happiness?

15 March, 2021

They can listen with attention and interest and provide advice and support in difficult moments, so they make great friends. However, they themselves bear a considerable cost for this. Highly sensitive people feel the world a little differently than others – more intensely, deeper, and definitely, more emotionally. As a result, the needs of highly […]

How to work remotely and not go nuts?

12 February, 2021

The compulsory home office shift has fulfiled our visions of working in pyjamas, with legs propped up on a coffee table and pleasant walks whenever we feel like taking a break. Fortunately, we quickly shook off these utopian fantasies and began to face the reality of working from home. Home is where we live, rest, […]