According to Chinese folklore, this phenomenon occurs when a ghost is sleeping on top of you – pressing you down and not allowing you to move. In Fiji, the experience has an even more terrifying description – locals refer to it as, “kana tevoro”, or “being eaten by a demon”. Back in medieval times, […]
6 Benefits of Sleeping Without Underwear
While sleeping naked may be a stretch for some, snoozing without underwear is common among both men and women in Singapore. And while the main reasons for going commando are usually comfort or convenience, there are proven health benefits to sleeping with one less layer of clothes. Here are some rea […]
Are You A Celebrity… Sleeper?
Is it Possible to Sleep “Too Much”? (Spoiler: Yes, it is!)
Don’t you wish that sleeping in was an option that wasn’t exclusive to weekends? After all, what could be more heavenly than snoozing soundly for 10 hours (or more) every day? Here’s a reality check. For some people, sleeping 10 to 12 hours isn’t an option – it’s a requirement. Anything less, and th […]
Early Birds vs Night Owls: What’s Better for Health and Productivity?
Did you know that Michelle Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are polar opposites in one very important area of their lives? We’re not talking about political affiliations, but rather… their sleep patterns! One’s a night owl, while the other is an early bird. (Can you guess who?) You’re probably aware of som […]
Is the Snooze Button Destroying Your Life?
Do you wish you had more energy, drive or discipline in your life? Are you going through your workdays tired and listless, and want more ambition to get your going? The issue may not lie with you being “lazy” or “unambitious”. It could be an enemy that’s disguised as a friend…… the snooze button. Th […]
Is Your Teen Lazy? Or is it Biology?
For many parents, waking their teenage kid up for school can be one of the most exhausting parts of their day. And if you’re one of these parents, you’ll understand the amount of nudging, shaking and alarm-ringing it takes to wake a sleepy school-going teen. But are teenagers really as lazy as their […]
Food for Thought (and Sweet Dreams)
Having trouble sleeping at night? Your diet could be what is keeping you awake when you are supposed to be snoozing. Just like there are items (like coffee) that keep your mind active at night, there are also food that promote restful slumber and help to regulate sleep cycles. Let’s look at some of […]
Save Space and Inject Fun into Your Children’s Bedroom with a Bunk Bed!
As apartments in our cosy island of Singapore get smaller, it’s often inevitable that children have to share bedrooms. This leaves many parents in a tricky situation – how can you convince siblings to share a room, while still giving them adequate space and privacy? The answer? With a bunk bed! Bunk […]