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How does your body reacts when you don’t meet its needs? How does it reacts when you strive to achieve its needs? We can learn to make tiny changes in our behaviour to turn bad habits into AMAZING new habits – ones that will really help us to become the best you can possibly be.
The square breathing technique is a useful tool to try next time you notice that you’re getting a bit stressed.
Check out the video below to see how it’s done!
– Just breathe | Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman –
Staying up late can be great, but fatigue, insomnia, and irritability are not cool. Let’s look at the upside of early nights, loving your sleep, and the magnificent way a good night’s sleep can make you feel.
How to sleep better | Watch this short Wellcast video for advice on how to sleep better
This 4-minute Wellcast video looks at the positive effects of sleep on your creativity
It’s 4am, and the big test is in 8 hours. You’ve been studying for days, but you still don’t feel ready. Should you drink another cup of coffee and spend the next few hours cramming? Or should you go to sleep? Shai Marcu defends the latter option, showing how sleep restructures your brain in a way that’s crucial for how our memory works.
A Professor answers the old question “What is the single best thing we can do for our health” in a completely new way. Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Everyone knows that working out is great for your health. Exercise helps with weight loss, keeps your heart healthy and your blood pressure down. But did you know exercise also helps with mental health? This short Wellcast video explores the array of benefits of exercise on your brain:
A 4 minute Wellcast video on the benefits of yoga:
Nudging our kids and families towards better eating
Dr. Mike Evans presents a simple way to think about eating well. Am I eating enough or too much? Are my kids eating enough or too much? Am I eating the right food? How can we make it easier for the whole family to eat better?
Eating less Sugar – A 5-minute Wellcast video on overcoming sugar addiction:
The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge| TEDxChristchurch
In this important talk, clinical psychologist Julia Rucklidge explores a range of scientific research, including her own, showing the significant role played by nutrition in mental health or illness.
What If You Only Drank Soda? – A 3-minute AsapScience video on what sugary drinks do to your body:
What If You Stopped Drinking Water? – A 3-minute AsapScience video on why it’s important to drink water: