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Weighted blanket in a charitable service

11 spalio, 2019

Weighted blankets are therapeutic accessories that are gaining enormous popularity. Each of them is unique, made to order and adjusted to the weight and preferences of the user. But what happens to pieces that have been returned and are not suitable for sale? Owners of Senso-Rex® and GravityBlankets® brands have decided to give them a […]

Naps are more important than you think!

11 spalio, 2019

The culture in which we live has made the line separating professional and private reality very fine and thin. Many of us end up working at home, think about it during weekends and holidays, and there is not much time left for a real physical and mental rest. A short break and specifically a short […]

Sensory Overload

11 spalio, 2019

Everyday life provides us with hundreds of situations in which our cognitive processes are put to the test by a flood of incoming information. Technological development has resulted in pervasive advertising in an extremely wide range of diverse stimuli. The increasing proficiency requirements and overloaded learning programs that are not adapted to the capabilities of […]

Tired working mothers

11 spalio, 2019

Researchers are sounding the alarm – women should not go back to work soon after giving birth. Why? Intermittent and ineffective sleep, as well as the constant night vigil for the child, can cause the new mothers permanent fatigue and frustration. Such an unstable emotional state cannot possibly have a positive effect on job satisfaction […]

„Baby on board“ – how to survive car travel with a child

11 spalio, 2019

Travelling can be stressful for both the child and the parents. For safety reasons, the child must be placed in a seat with fastened belts, which is most often the reason for his discomfort and resulting dissatisfaction. When we add motion sickness, hunger and boredom to the feeling of restraint, the journey can become a […]

The facets of melatonin

11 spalio, 2019

Melatonin is responsible for our sleep, protects against many diseases and helps fight depression. However, although it has a number of beneficial features, it can be dangerous. Even so, it is readily available in every pharmacy, like the most common vitamin supplements. From the brain to the intestines Melatonin, also known as the „hormone of […]

Cortisol – beware of this hormone

11 spalio, 2019

When we start to stress, our body reacts as if we were fighting or running away. This condition is mainly determined by cortisol, called the „stress hormone“, an excess of which can damage our body and mind. Fight-or-flight The fight-or-flight response was well known to our ancestors. During hunting and gathering food, the human body […]

The difficult art of rest and relaxation while on holidays?

11 spalio, 2019

After long months at work, it’s time for a well-deserved holiday. However, not everyone is able to really enjoy their holiday time. According to statistics, we waste as much as 30 per cent of our holidays and only 13 per cent of employees feel really rested when they return to work. How can we really […]

Mental hyperactivity, and how it is… to think too much

11 spalio, 2019

Do you have the impression that your mind is overcrowded; with thoughts, questions, conclusions and emotions? Are you constantly told that you are „oversensitive“ and react too emotionally to everything around you? Or maybe you have the feeling that something is wrong with you? If you answer these questions affirmatively, you may be mentally hyperactive. […]

Are you a highly sensitive person?

11 spalio, 2019

Although the very term „a highly sensitive person“ may seem puzzling to us, research indicates that they can constitute as much as 20% of the population! Despite many other similarities, highly sensitive people are not introverts and show a number of specific characteristics that we can observe in everyday situations. How does this work in […]