Sleep Difficulties – Indigo Dreams http://indigodreams.net/ Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:16:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://indigodreams.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/default1.png Sleep Difficulties – Indigo Dreams http://indigodreams.net/ 32 32 Adults refuse to turn on their cameras for a business call after a bad night’s sleep https://indigodreams.net/adults-refuse-to-turn-on-their-cameras-for-a-business-call-after-a-bad-nights-sleep/ Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:38:00 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/adults-refuse-to-turn-on-their-cameras-for-a-business-call-after-a-bad-nights-sleep/ NEW research has found that 41% of Britons refuse to turn on their cameras for a business call because of a poor night’s sleep. A survey of 2,000 UK adults found that more than a quarter (28%) say a poor night’s sleep affected their mental health – rising to 50% for 18-24 year olds. 1 […]]]>

NEW research has found that 41% of Britons refuse to turn on their cameras for a business call because of a poor night’s sleep.

A survey of 2,000 UK adults found that more than a quarter (28%) say a poor night’s sleep affected their mental health – rising to 50% for 18-24 year olds.

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Furniture Village research examined the dangerous and disturbing consequences of a poor night’s sleep.

It comes as the furniture company has partnered with The Sleep Charity to launch the UK’s first dedicated helpline for people who have trouble sleeping.

The helpline will be managed by specialized and trained advisers between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., five days a week, Sunday through Thursday.

It will provide callers with helpful tips and advice so that they can identify appropriate strategies, discuss their issues, and try to refer them to other organizations and services for specialist or long-term support.

Lisa Artis, Deputy Managing Director of The Sleep Charity, said: “It is clear that the UK general public is in the midst of a sleep crisis which is affecting national mental health, performance at work and even leading to abuse. alcohol.

“Almost 60% of those surveyed felt there was a lack of support for their sleep issues, which is why we partnered with Furniture Village to set up the first national sleep helpline. from the United Kingdom.

“Together, we want to make sure everyone has access to high quality, evidence-based advice, regardless of age, ethnicity, origin or income.”

The average British adult suffers from nine bad nights of sleep per month, which works out to around 500 MILLION people across the country each month, but support is limited.

Half of those polled via OnePoll said a poor night’s sleep affected their motivation, with 30% suffering from sore eyes and 29% from joint pain.

And 15 percent have taken multiple days off in the past three months because of poor sleep.

Four in ten people (42%) regularly drink caffeinated drinks to compensate for lack of sleep – four a day on average.

Overall, almost half (48%) said companies should offer support to staff who have trouble sleeping.

And a third (35%) say their sleep problems and those of their children make them feel lonely and isolated.

Dr Ranj Singh, Sleep and Wellness Ambassador for Furniture Village, said: “Sleep is as much a part of our well-being as diet and exercise, and it is worrying how many people are struggling with problems related to their lack.

“Giving the nation access to expert sleep advice is an amazing way to tackle this nationwide problem and we are proud to partner with The Sleep Charity to help make it easier.” . “

The helpline will be available to anyone experiencing difficulty sleeping, with the team listening to callers with empathy and providing evidence-based sleep information.

People seeking help and support from the Sleep Helpline, which is launching today, should call 03303 530 541.

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How Parents Can Help Kids Manage Back-to-School Anxiety https://indigodreams.net/how-parents-can-help-kids-manage-back-to-school-anxiety/ Sun, 12 Sep 2021 01:00:36 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/how-parents-can-help-kids-manage-back-to-school-anxiety/ For most children in Japan, school resumes after summer vacation. Those following the Japanese school calendar have just started their second term, while most students in international schools will have progressed by one grade. Parents usually greet this season with a collective sigh of relief, but this year the ongoing pandemic has added a whole […]]]>

For most children in Japan, school resumes after summer vacation. Those following the Japanese school calendar have just started their second term, while most students in international schools will have progressed by one grade. Parents usually greet this season with a collective sigh of relief, but this year the ongoing pandemic has added a whole new layer of stress about going back to school.

Emma Sasaki has two children, aged 8 and 13, who attend a Japanese school. “Fortunately, my city started offering vaccines to children aged 12 and over, so my oldest had her first injection, but many of her classmates didn’t. She sees the news of the growing number of young people catching COVID-19 here and worries that her friends and those at her school will get it and then have to shut the whole school down, ”she says.

In an attempt to allay fears of catching COVID-19, some Japanese schools are offering a “hybrid” approach, which allows students to choose to attend classes as usual or register online from home. However, tutors of young children say that the technical challenges of distance learning require a constant adult presence for it to be truly effective.

Sasaki says his 8-year-old son is happy to be back in class after a summer spent mostly at home, but expressed frustration with the social distancing measures underway at his school and all the canceled events. “I appreciate the school doing what it can to keep everyone safe, but the kids deserve to be carefree! I’m worried about the long-term effects on their social development, ”she admits.

Two experts from TELL who specialize in working with youth and schools offer reassuring ideas and advice to help children and parents get through these stressful times.

Watch for the signs

In addition to her work as a psychotherapist at TELL, Ashly Schanback Ishii is a counselor at the United School of Tokyo. She says children will certainly be affected by what they see adults doing around them doing, and this can have a direct impact on how children perceive and deal with stress from COVID-19.

“The older the child, the more likely they are to be aware of the risks associated with COVID variants, as reported by their caregivers or through social media and the media. This information can directly contribute to anxiety symptoms in children when they return to class, but children can also be indirectly affected by the anxiety they see in their caregivers, teachers and other adults, ”says Ishii. “For young children, they are less likely to be directly affected by information about the pandemic and more likely to be affected by the way the adults around them handle things. “

Ishii points out that there are various signs that could indicate that a young person is feeling stressed: Warning signs in young children include bedwetting and difficulty sleeping, as well as general irritability, stickiness or the tears. For older children, you might find a lack of self-confidence to try new things, difficulty concentrating, eating or sleeping problems, negative thought patterns, emotional outbursts, and avoiding (or wanting to avoid) everyday activities, such as going to school.

Positive modeling

Since children will be inspired by adults, Ishii says it’s important to “model” balance and productive behavior.

“Children learn the most by watching and imitating adults, so we can better show them how to deal with anxiety and stress. For general stress management, nothing beats a healthy diet, exercise and regular sleep schedules, so caregivers should start there, ”she says.

However, when things get overwhelming, helping children find healthy outlets to vent their frustration or even anger can be very helpful. A recommended resource is the Positive Discipline Choice Wheel, which lets children know that it is okay to have these feelings and teaches healthy and constructive coping mechanisms. Ishii suggests that finding ways to deal with frustration together can also bond for a family, such as hugging a pillow or other safe object and expressing feelings with pictures.

Checklist for coping

Alejandra Reyes is a clinical psychologist for TELL and a counselor at the British School in Tokyo. “When children experience continued stress, it can add to previous difficulties – say if before the pandemic the child had difficulties with social skills, then these may have fallen even further behind due to social distancing. , the lack of social events and face masks, ”she notes.

Reyes offers the following helpful tips for parents:

Validate their feelings. It is important to let your child know that feeling even unpleasant emotions is normal. Emphasizing that you see something that is troubling them helps children feel accepted and safe.

Review security measures. These can change from day to day. You want children to focus on what they can do to stay healthy. Using visual resources or prompts such as stories, puppets, or videos can help. Use only age-appropriate information from reliable resources. Ask them what they have done to stay healthy and praise them for their efforts to keep them motivated. Remind them that their actions have an effect on others, it is also supporting and helping their loved ones.

Have a routine. This helps to create an atmosphere of consistency and a sense of control. Parents need to collaborate with children, allowing children to develop a sense of personal responsibility so that they fit into the routine. Be open to fun ideas like having breakfast for dinner or asking older kids to share music or video playlists during meals.

Create time for connection. With physical distancing restrictions and face masks still recommended, adults should schedule extra time to be with their children that doesn’t involve school or academics. Creating moments of connection with them using their body and mind will span different areas of development that the pandemic has disrupted. Some research-based suggestions, as well as some of Reyes’ personal suggestions, exercise or sport; to do yoga; practice mindfulness; try breathing exercises; go out into nature for a walk, run or bike ride; try a new activity or hobby together such as puzzles, board games, card tricks, art projects, or cooking a new dish; and give a new twist to an old routine. These will help foster bonding with children and develop resilience skills.

Talking to teens

While the above is important for kids of all ages, both experts offered additional advice on the often sensitive topic of connecting with teens.

“Some teens may be reluctant to share what they think and feel at their particular stage of development. In this case, it is helpful to let your teenager know that you are available if he ever wants to talk (but not to force him to do so), and to offer him additional options from other safe adults with whom he is. can connect, “Ishii says.

Reyes advises being creative when it comes to connecting with older kids. “Try to listen and stay curious by using open-ended questions and avoid criticism. Remember, some may feel more comfortable texting rather than talking, so offering virtually available external resources can help, ”she suggests.

Finally, parenting can be difficult at the best of times, so remember to slack off or reach out to other adults when you feel overwhelmed during this extremely difficult time.

The TELL Lifeline is available for those who need free, anonymous advice at 03-5774-0992. You can also visit telljp.com.

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Can COVID-19 Reduce Cognitive Abilities – Everything You Need To Know https://indigodreams.net/can-covid-19-reduce-cognitive-abilities-everything-you-need-to-know/ Thu, 09 Sep 2021 05:08:57 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/can-covid-19-reduce-cognitive-abilities-everything-you-need-to-know/ Last year, when the pandemic peaked, many patients with COVID19, whose symptoms were initially mild, developed long-term neurological problems. Although there was no strong evidence at the time, researchers around the world continued to research this topic. Now, there have been several studies that have linked COVID19 to the increased risk of neurological disorders.Also Read […]]]>

Last year, when the pandemic peaked, many patients with COVID19, whose symptoms were initially mild, developed long-term neurological problems. Although there was no strong evidence at the time, researchers around the world continued to research this topic. Now, there have been several studies that have linked COVID19 to the increased risk of neurological disorders.Also Read – Want to Pump Up Your Biceps Like Hritik Roshan? Follow This Workout Routine | Watch the video

There are reports of “brain fog” with broad psychological symptoms including low energy, trouble concentrating, disorientation, and difficulty finding the right words. In parallel, several studies have provided evidence that COVID19 patients can develop a range of neurological complications, including those resulting from encephalopathies, inflammatory syndrome, micro-hemorrhages and autoimmune responses. In the COVID and post-COVID phase, due to its hypercoagulable state, strokes are common, which can cause a rapid or sudden drop in cognition, in fact, post-COVID when we see a sharp and sudden drop of cognition or behavior, one should think of stroke in the arterial bloodstream areas ACA or PCA in the brain. These reports establish that COVID can leave a permanent scar on neurological health. Also Read – Lockdown in Maharashtra will be re-imposed if oxygen demand exceeds 700 tonnes, government official confirms

How does respiratory disease cause neurological and psychiatric effects?

In addition to the characteristic symptoms of COVID, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea, etc., many people experience symptoms related to their brain and nervous system, including dizziness, headache, debilitating fatigue, and brain fog or cognitive impairment, that is, problems with memorizing, learning and concentrating. While symptoms tend to go away once the person recovers, some COVID19 survivors experience long-term effects. Also Read – Rajasthan Lockdown: Alarmed by Third Wave of COVID, State Bans Public Gatherings, Rallies and Fairs | Check out the guidelines here

A recent study published in The Lancet indicates that cognitive impairment was worse in people who had more severe respiratory symptoms and in those who had received a confirmed positive test. The researchers adjusted their analysis to account for differences based on age, gender, education, or other demographic and socioeconomic variables. This report is the third in two months to report the impact of COVID-19 on the brain.

In June of this year, a team led by neuroscientists and researchers at the University of Oxford published that they had found significant loss of gray matter in COVID19 patients – indicating brain damage – and that the affected areas involved functions related to smell, taste, cognition and memory formation. Scientists and clinicians attending the Alzheimer’s Association 2021 International Conference reported findings from Greece and Argentina that suggest COVID19 has left older people with cognitive impairment, including long-lasting lack of smell and symptoms early Alzheimer’s type. However, it is important to note that these conditions will only occur if patients become hypoxic or when there is an insufficient level of oxygen in tissues and cells.

How to Identify Neurological and Mental Health Symptoms in Patients Recovered from COVID?

Common neurological problems include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Altered consciousness
  • Uncoordinated muscle movements
  • Seizures and strokes
  • Post-ICU syndrome, which includes cognitive, psychological, and neurological symptoms
  • Mental health issues include anxiety, difficulty sleeping, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Neurocognitive testing, psychiatric evaluation, and diagnostic imaging, even after recovery, should be continued for at least 6 months. Apart from this, there is a need for a strong support system for patients and their caregivers.

Above all, we need to understand that a one-size-fits-all approach to dealing with long COVIDs will not work. A holistic approach is therefore essential. Refrain from following trending solutions that claim to correct all of your long-lasting symptoms of COVID. Personalized assessment and tailored nutritional management as well as physical and psychological coaching are needed to help faster recovery. Talk to your doctor and learn effective brain exercises. Avoid alcohol and refrain from self-medication; also, avoid any medication that could interfere with your brain function.

(Contributions from Dr Kaustubh Mahajan, consultant-neurologist, SL Raheja hospital, Mahim-A Fortis Associate and Dr Rima Chaudhari, consultant-neurology, Fortis hospital, Mulund)

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Aries, Gemini, Taurus; check the astrological prediction of all zodiac signs https://indigodreams.net/aries-gemini-taurus-check-the-astrological-prediction-of-all-zodiac-signs/ Sat, 04 Sep 2021 22:30:01 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/aries-gemini-taurus-check-the-astrological-prediction-of-all-zodiac-signs/ Horoscope Today, September 5, 2021 Life is completely unpredictable and a lot of things are beyond our control, but reading how your stars are aligned for today can help you plan your next moves much smarter. While Sunday will make you lazy and sleepy, don’t forget to read if you’re about to spend your favorite […]]]>

Horoscope Today, September 5, 2021

Life is completely unpredictable and a lot of things are beyond our control, but reading how your stars are aligned for today can help you plan your next moves much smarter. While Sunday will make you lazy and sleepy, don’t forget to read if you’re about to spend your favorite day of the week in leisure time or need to roll your socks up a bit more!

Plan your day much better by reading the astrological prediction of all zodiac signs here:

Daily horoscope, September 5, 2021

Aries (March 21-April 20)

Ganesha says: Today you can choose to spend your time with your children or your friends. The healing influence of children will be felt. Your free time will be wasted today because of any unnecessary task. You will feel like you have been resurrected. While being in a large group can be fun, your expenses are sure to increase. Your unintentional and unforeseen behavior can annoy and anger someone living with you. You will be overwhelmed by the pull of love today. This blessing might come your way. Professionally, it will be a long day for those who work in the medical field. For retailers and businesses it will be a good day.

Lucky number: 12

Lucky color: red

Taurus (April 21 – May 21)

Ganesha says: Today you could put your strength to good use by helping someone in need. You can see a lot of things happening today that you don’t know, beyond what you can imagine. In terms of health, you may need to spend money on your partner’s care. However, you don’t need to worry; your partner will recover soon. Working with your family can be demanding and stressful. It’s not a good day for you and your partner in terms of romance. Professionally, great opportunities will arise in the coming days. Today is a great day for students to start studying for a competitive test or a new course. The salespeople and Internet marketers will have a wonderful day.

Lucky number: 04

Lucky color: green

Gemini (May 22 – June 21)

Ganesha says: Travel and social events will keep you calm and happy today. Today, however, you will receive some bad news. Professionally, you could be at a disadvantage. Do everything you can to keep your money safe. There will be opportunities to participate in social events, allowing you to interact with prominent people in a more intimate setting. Today, more than any other day, your colleagues will understand you. Now you can relax after a long day at the office and indulge in your favorite hobby. On the romantic side, you may have planned a trip with your partner today, but you cannot travel due to crucial business obligations. This could lead to a fight between you and your companion. You might overeat today, which will make it difficult for you to sleep.

Lucky number: 11

Lucky color: blue

Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

Ganesha says: Today could be a great time to make plans for your kids or your family. Some people today think that you are too old to learn new things. Professionally, people who have invested money in advising someone you don’t know are more likely to reap the rewards today. On a romantic level, be aware of your partner’s emotions and act on them. Spending the whole day with your lover would be a fantastic plan. Today you and your partner will relive old emotional experiences. In terms of health, your unhealthy junk food addiction is going to make you sick today.

Lucky number: 05

Lucky color: orange

Leo (July 23 – August 23)

Ganesha says you might want to start your day with a spiritual mindset today. You will benefit from it and your energy level will be maintained throughout the day. Jewelry and antiques are good investments that will pay off in the long run. Overall a wonderful day, but someone you thought you could trust will let you down. Today is a good day to express romantic feelings. Your long-term love might give you a good answer. Instead, so while waiting for things to happen, go out there and look for new opportunities. Today, you can choose to spend more time alone than socializing. You can use your free time today to clean the house. When it comes to your health, you may need to avoid dust and pollutants.

Lucky number: 09

Lucky color: purple

Virgo (August 24 – September 22)

Ganesha says it could be a great day to sit quietly and take care of yourself. Today, your rage will make you even more worried. Professionally, people working in the dairy sector now have the opportunity to earn money. Promotions and financial rewards will be given to lower level officials. Phone calls from your loved ones / partner will brighten up your day in a romantic way. People close to you will strive to be closer to you today, but you will want to be alone for some peace of mind. Your life companion has never looked so gorgeous in front of you as it is right now. Unnecessary travel should be avoided in terms of health. There is a risk that you will experience bodily discomfort or a headache.

Lucky number: 17

Lucky Color: Brown

Libra (September 23 – October 23)

Ganesha says friends will brighten up your day by making fun projects for you. You may not like parties and feel lonely. You might be missing out on the true love of your life right now. Although you are estranged from your partner / spouse, time will bring you closer. Today’s cash flow can help you get out of many financial constraints. Professionally, the drivers and day laborers will have a busy day. In the evening, business will be lively, and it will remain so for the rest of the day. When it comes to your health, overthinking everything will negatively impact your sanity. You will need to transport them to the hospital.

Lucky number: 10

Lucky color: purple

Scorpio (October 24 – November 22)

Ganesha says: Today your illness could make you miserable. It would be better if you could overcome it as soon as possible in order to get your family’s happiness back. Now you can seek advice on money management and savings from seniors in your family and use it in your daily life. Professionally, today is a great day for investing in the stock market and real estate. You might get noticed at work. On the romantic side, your partner will always be there for you. Today you and your sweetheart can hang out and spend some quality time together. For you and your family, it will be a happy and healthy day.

Lucky number: 03

Lucky color: green

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

Ganesha says your day is full of opportunities for personal development, including lessons on how to deal with stressful situations. In addition, the long-standing difficulties on your home fronts will be resolved today. Today you will be surrounded by competition. You’re likely to bond with someone at work, but it’s best to keep your personal and professional lives separate, as this will create an imbalance on both fronts. Today is a great day for investing in mutual funds and stocks. Keep your cool and don’t make decisions based on the opinions of others. Today, avoid long distance travel. Your mars is not in a good position and you are going to hurt yourself. Do not participate in any risky sport.

Lucky number: 01

Lucky color: red

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

Ganesha says you will receive unexpected gain or income. This is the perfect time to let go of the past and move on with your life. You will meet someone who can help you move forward in your life. Today’s lunar transition will make you feel dizzy and irritable. When your partner brings up crucial topics today, you need to trust them. If you are single, today is not the best day to start a new relationship. You might anticipate a review or promotion. You will be happy to see your business grow. Avoid starting a business with your family members, as this could lead to internal conflicts. Today pay special attention to your health.

Lucky number: 06

Lucky color: cream

Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)

Ganesha says your day will be full of vitality and whatever you desire will come true. You may receive some news that will not only make you happy, but also make everyone in your family happy. Today you can meet people who will try to influence and exploit you for their own selfish gain. Keep an eye out for people like these. Other than that, be extremely careful about how you spend your money. Poor communication between married couples can cause problems. It is not advisable to start a new business today as the results may not be good in the end; likewise, it is not advisable to buy assets today as they might not survive for long.

Lucky number: 15

Lucky color: yellow

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Ganesha says, today you will be spending your time buying material goods. You will also see some of your old classmates again. You will experience moments of self-awareness that will bring out the best in you. Today, you are more likely to have a disagreement with your spouse, so be careful what you say. Also, someone at work will try to smear your reputation today, but don’t worry; the people around you will trust your efforts. Today, love will be like a breath of fresh air. Your partner will surprise you with something unique. You are more likely to make a bad financial decision if you are too worried. Before taking any action, ask your colleagues for advice and think calmly.

Lucky number: 19

Lucky color: sky blue

Astro Friend Chirag is the son of astrologer Bejan Daruwalla. He inherited the expertise in astrology under the mentorship and compassion of astrologer Bejan Daruwalla, specifically to help those in distress and suffering. He specializes in Motivational Astrology, Face Reading, Numerology, Corrective Solutions (Gemstones, Rudraksha) for all problems and making people happy whoever comes to him. He is an astrologer based in Ahmedabad-Mumbai and also offers online astrology services. In the words of Astro Friend Chirag: “Always be positive and things will surely come in your favor”. The official website is: www.bejandaruwalla.com.

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Increase in the number of children hospitalized for mental health problems https://indigodreams.net/increase-in-the-number-of-children-hospitalized-for-mental-health-problems/ Thu, 02 Sep 2021 09:54:49 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/increase-in-the-number-of-children-hospitalized-for-mental-health-problems/ Victorian parents urged to talk to their children about how they cope with lockdown as hospitals experience spike in teens with Mental Health problems. The Royal Children’s Hospital has seen an increase in admissions of children with mental health problems, according to the director of mental health, Dr Ric Haslam. “The types of conditions we […]]]>
Victorian parents urged to talk to their children about how they cope with lockdown as hospitals experience spike in teens with Mental Health problems.

The Royal Children’s Hospital has seen an increase in admissions of children with mental health problems, according to the director of mental health, Dr Ric Haslam.

“The types of conditions we see at Royal Children’s Hospital are anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal behavior and eating disorders,” he said.

“We have also seen an increase in the number of young people exhibiting assault, both verbal and physical.

The director of mental health at the Royal Children’s Hospital said the number of children coming to the hospital with mental health issues has increased. (Nine)

“And often these are children who might have developmental difficulties such as autism spectrum disorder.”

The increase comes as Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews announced yesterday that Melbourne is set to remain stranded for more weeks, with schools in Melbourne to remain closed until at least the fourth quarter.

Victoria’s chief psychiatrist Dr Neil Coventry today offered advice to individuals and families battling the lockdown.

“It’s a very uncertain situation we find ourselves living in,” he said.

“I want to make sure that we really think about the impact this has.

“I also want to point out that there are a few simple things parents can do to try and help their children recover.”

Dr Coventry advised families to maintain normal routines, especially families who do home schooling.

The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
There has been an increase in the number of children presenting to Victorian hospitals with mental health issues. (Getty / Robert Cianflone)

“Get that balance of studying, relaxing downtime, chill out time, definitely exercise, and meal plans,” he said.

“But also more importantly, around sleep patterns, especially for our vulnerable teens.”

The psychiatrist said the most important thing he wanted to stress was that people talk to children about how they are doing and have honest conversations.

“Please contact your kids. Don’t be anxious and don’t be afraid to have conversations about how your kids are doing,” Dr Coventry said.

“How are they feeling right now? What are their challenges and their confusions about what is going on?

“I would really like to stress that this is a series of conversations – it is not a one-off, intense conversation.

“Choose your opportunities as a parent when you do an activity with your child, you can have some of those conversations.”

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6 tips for success as a female entrepreneur https://indigodreams.net/6-tips-for-success-as-a-female-entrepreneur/ Sun, 29 Aug 2021 03:59:17 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/6-tips-for-success-as-a-female-entrepreneur/ getty Being an entrepreneur comes with its own set of challenges, but none are insurmountable. Here are six tips to help you be successful at any stage of your entrepreneurial journey, whether you’re just starting out or already a seasoned businesswoman. Start by focusing on your state of mind. The story you tell yourself is […]]]>

Being an entrepreneur comes with its own set of challenges, but none are insurmountable. Here are six tips to help you be successful at any stage of your entrepreneurial journey, whether you’re just starting out or already a seasoned businesswoman.

Start by focusing on your state of mind.

The story you tell yourself is the story that takes place in real life. If you constantly doubt yourself, this negative mindset will become an obstacle to your growth and success. On the other hand, if you maintain a positive mindset, it will help you be successful and allow you to overcome challenges without letting them get you down.

Take on the challenges.

Challenges are just part of business, and they must be not only accepted but celebrated. A challenge can push you out of your comfort zone and spark new ideas. Transformation Coach Gala Darling believes that “problems create growth for people. I think our biggest problem is that we think we shouldn’t have any problems. But in fact, it is the difficulties and the struggles that help us. Riana Milne, psychotherapist and certified state of mind coach agrees, saying “We should expect challenges, but it’s important to have a positive mindset that keeps you going, no matter what. be the challenges you encounter “.

Don’t be afraid to make waves.

If you want to be successful, you can’t be afraid to make waves. Push the limits, step out of your comfort zone, and don’t be afraid to try something even if it hasn’t already been. Don’t worry about people telling you it’s not possible or trying to hold you back. It’s when you dream bigger and push yourself harder that things really happen. As Darling says, “It’s really easy to avoid criticism by being small and hiding your light under a bushel and not trying to offend anyone. If you really want to rock a roll and turn things around, you’re going to rub some people the wrong way. Milne adds, “When you believe in what you’re doing, it doesn’t matter what the noise says. Just keep going, keep believing in yourself.

Identify and eliminate your limiting beliefs.

Everyone has limiting beliefs, but the most successful people find ways to eliminate them. The first step in eliminating them is to identify and recognize these beliefs. Don’t allow yourself to be ashamed of having them, just acknowledge that those feelings are there.

Once you have identified the limiting beliefs, you can begin to overcome them. Start questioning and questioning these beliefs. Find as many reasons as possible why a belief is wrong, and whenever it occurs to you, immediately follow it up with one of those reasons. The more you do this, the sooner that limiting belief will stop holding you back.

Don’t try to please everyone.

When you spend too much time trying to please others, you often lose sight of yourself, which can cause you to question your ideas and derail your business plans. Paige Michelle, human potential coach, advises women to “be confident in their opinions. Sometimes, especially as a young woman, you spend too much time making sure that everyone is happy and that everyone likes what you have to say rather than being yourself. The most important thing is that you stay true to yourself.

Manage your stress.

If you don’t deal with your stress, your stress will deal with you. Gone are the days when stress was worn as a badge of honor. Instead, it’s important to focus on your overall health and well-being to avoid stress. Focus on feeding your body with healthy foods, hydration, and exercise, and make sleep a priority. Melanie Avalon, lifestyle coach, advises women to “respect their sleep and do everything in their power to get a good night’s sleep.” Sleep really is a great antidote to stress.

To help reduce stress during the day, try getting out and spending time in nature. If that’s not possible, bring nature to you by putting a plant (or a photo of a plant if you don’t have a green thumb) on your desk. It helps foster a sense of calm and gives you something to focus on in times of stress or frustration.

Once you have mastered all of these things, you will be on your way to success.

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App-timize your mind – News https://indigodreams.net/app-timize-your-mind-news/ Wed, 25 Aug 2021 22:04:44 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/app-timize-your-mind-news/ We have compiled some of the best meditation apps to help you disconnect and reflect There has been a noticeable influence on mental health and well-being as a result of the current scenario, where people around the world have been forced to isolate themselves and quickly adapt to new and unprecedented circumstances. Mindfulness apps that […]]]>

We have compiled some of the best meditation apps to help you disconnect and reflect

There has been a noticeable influence on mental health and well-being as a result of the current scenario, where people around the world have been forced to isolate themselves and quickly adapt to new and unprecedented circumstances. Mindfulness apps that can be downloaded to mobile devices make these mental health techniques more accessible to everyone.

Will have: If you are looking for a quick and easy meditation, Aura is a fantastic option. Meditations can help you reduce stress and anxiety with regular three-minute micro-meditations. From tracking your daily mood to turning meditation into a game with daily challenges, Aura is the best solution for all of your meditation needs. Don’t miss the exciting stories of the best life coaches and therapists from around the world. Transform your well-being with all of this in one app.

Seven-day free trial, Dh20 per month. Available on the App Store and Google Playstore.

Free space : We can see why this is one of the most popular apps out there. With over 60 million members, you can join and learn the basics of meditation and mindfulness in three, five, or 10 minutes. Not only that, the app also comes with the feature to help you choose what you want to achieve starting with better sleep, stress management, etc. Do you think that’s it? Download your offline favorites to see them later! Don’t worry if you’ve never meditated before, the free Basic Course is designed to teach you all about the basics of meditation.

45 Dh per month. Available on the App Store and Google Playstore.

Calm: This handy mindfulness app does exactly what it promises. Daily relaxation sessions in the Calm app are followed by soothing sounds right from the start, with one goal in mind: to help you find your center, kick back and relax. Choose from a variety of meditation sessions, including breathing programs, masterclasses, sleep stories, and more. In addition to the benefits mentioned, choose sessions tailored to your needs ranging from three to 25 minutes. Don’t forget, Calm’s sleep stories, a must-listen for everyone!

130 Dh for one year. Available on the App Store and Google Playstore.

Portal: Portal also aims to make meditation sessions easily accessible to all of its consumers. In addition to the standard settings, Philips Hue smart lighting technology lets you choose from a variety of moods. Portal’s sound library is great for fighting anxiety, and breathing exercises are available to help you regain control and combat stress. Need a break from the hustle and bustle? Close your eyes and transport your mind to a more relaxed setting.

Dh20 for a premium service. Available on the App Store and Google Playstore.

Simple habit: Are you too preoccupied to meditate? We’ve all been there. This useful app offers five-minute guided meditations to help you relax and focus, even when the time is ticking and you don’t have time to stop. Simple Habit devotes the majority of its library to short sessions, making it ideal for even the busiest bees. All the courses are adapted to the difficulties that people encounter on a daily basis. Its On-the-Go feature is remarkable and can help users move quickly from a restless state of mind to a calm state of mind. Enjoy a variety of free content available on the app and much more with the subscription.

Seven-day free trial, premium from 400 Dh. Available on the App Store and Google Playstore.

Breathe: Having trouble sleeping because of your racing thoughts? Download Breethe and choose from a variety of content to help you fall asleep. From preset music playlists, hypnotherapy sessions to soothing videos, the app has you covered for all your meditation needs. Hear inspiring talks from trained wellness coaches and leading experts. The app offers a special mediation program to get you started.

Available for free on the App Store and google Play store.


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The 10 best gadgets designed to improve your mental and physical well-being and stay healthy during a pandemic! https://indigodreams.net/the-10-best-gadgets-designed-to-improve-your-mental-and-physical-well-being-and-stay-healthy-during-a-pandemic/ Wed, 25 Aug 2021 10:07:21 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/the-10-best-gadgets-designed-to-improve-your-mental-and-physical-well-being-and-stay-healthy-during-a-pandemic/

Taking care of our health and well-being, when there is literally a global pandemic shaking the world, can be difficult. I mean there are bigger issues than the plate of fries I ate for dinner last night, or the fact that my sleep cycle is a mess. Law? Wrong! Paying close attention and focusing on our mental and physical well-being has never been more essential. And we’re not just talking about going to the gym or going for a morning run, maintaining wellness is more than just physical fitness. Controlling our stress levels, making sure we get a good night’s sleep, knowing when to log out of social media, and resting our eyes and mind – these are all important habits in making sure we stay our version. the healthiest. And we’ve curated a collection of handy gadgets that promise to help you achieve all of your mental and physical health goals! From a brain training headset that improves your mental health and performance to a fitness tracker toe ring that may be the coolest wearable we’ve seen in a while – these innovative gadgets are perfect for the health conscious people who want to stay their fittest during this pandemic!

Designed by students at Hongik University, the Traverse is an AI-powered conceptual drone that is designed to be a personal trainer for recreational runners. The autonomous drone features a four-propeller layout and also has multiple fish-eye cameras that help it navigate spaces without requiring external controls. A main gimbal-mounted camera focuses on you, the runner, and the camera focuses on you as you run, monitoring your speed, performance, technique, laps and plotting your overall progress. While running, Traverse takes photos and videos of runners to give them form correction and visual running feedback by following their posture with deep learning.

Designed to be gym equipment for your mind, Mendi lets you train your brain and even measure its progress along the way. It can help you pay more attention, overcome stress, improve your mental and physical performance at work or playing sports, and even overcome learning difficulties. Mendi sits on your head like a thin, harmless headband, but beneath its sleek exterior, it contains a myriad of sensors that measure brain activity, blood flow, and oxygenation to your prefrontal cortex. Paired with an app that lets you do brain exercises, Mendi tracks your brain activity as the app pushes you to use your mind more through a series of tune-up games. At the end of a 10 minute session, the app lets you know how much energy your brain has expended, what progress you have made and where you are now

The Halo Band will cost $ 99.99 and the service (required for more advanced Halo features) will cost $ 3.99 per month. Health and wellness is one of the few industries that still thrives in unprecedented times, as physical and mental well-being is the top priority for everyone right now. The most exclusive feature of Halo is the fact that it creates a 3D model of your body and follows the emotional tone of your voice for an even more personalized journey of wellness. Technologies with EQ (emotional quotient) capabilities are rare and mostly seen in experimental robots. Another thing that sets it apart from others in the market is that it doesn’t have a display, which indicates that Amazon wants to focus less on sports and more on lifestyle changes.

Designed for Titan, a leading watch and jewelry brand in the country, the rings feature a metallic finish and sit inside one of two sleek matte black cases – for charging at home and to charge while traveling. Originally, Indian culture toe rings are made from silver, which absorbs positive energy from the ground you walk on. The Mettis, however, use sensors that help monitor your health. Whether you are walking, running, exercising, or even swimming, the rings capture your body temperature and heart rate, just like smartwatches and wearable fitness devices. The rings actively track your position, count your steps, monitor your sleep patterns, and help you track your menstrual cycles … while strongly echoing the cultural relevance of toe jewelry in Indian customs and traditions.

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This lamp has been designed so that you can associate it with more than just a light source, the designer wants you to consider this lamp as a device that can help you establish a healthy sleep rhythm with its main function. There are recommended light levels for different activities before bedtime like watching TV, reading, meditating, etc. You can set a timer for when you want the light to go out and it will gradually dim until the off time so the darkness isn’t abrupt – another little detail to get your circadian rhythm on. the right path ! The lamp is flexible, so it can be used during the day as a desk lamp and the minimal design makes it a perfect solution for any interior style, especially a small space.

Rui Sun’s Emotional First Aid Kit includes five products. The Third Indigo Glasses are a playful pair of kaleidoscope glasses that allow you to look at things differently, bringing a sense of wonder and a different perspective on life as you see it. The purple breathing mask is an instant de-stresser. Equipped with the scent of violet, breathing through the mask brings the soothing effects of paper bag breathing with the added benefits of aromatherapy. The Blue Stress Buster is a megaphone that visualizes sound in blue ink. Screaming into it not only helps you release pent-up anger, but also creates art out of it. The green mediating stethoscope comes in pairs, allowing two people who have just had an argument to listen to each other’s heartbeats. This puts the argument into perspective, reminding you of the emotional consequences of such fights. Listening to a beating heart also helps you calm down. Finally, the Yellow Confidence Booster is an ultra-light puffer jacket that, when worn, gives you the feeling of being in a secure and secure shell, as well as having a swollen chest (a sign of confidence). It helps people with low self-esteem to feel secure and more confident in solving dilemmas or facing uncomfortable situations.

Industrial designer SangWoon Kim has reinvented the traditional waist support belt as a smart wearable device to better protect the lumbar spine. Basically, it works like any standard belt to compress the waist and isolate our breathing patterns. The striking difference is the ability to tighten the belt automatically, depending on the intensity of the workout and the user’s breathing. Kim calls it the BIND.CO belt and this workout accessory comes in handy for all exercise modes and intensities. The innovation will be a boon for beginners who are still learning the exact belt tightening necessary for their training. Thanks to the built-in sensors, the smart belt tightens during exercise and loosens when resting between activities.

Happy Ears earplugs debuted in 2015, becoming a favorite with users as well as organizations and events like SXSW and Lollapalooza. Earplugs have helped people sleep peacefully, work quietly, attend concerts “responsibly” and simply help people avoid long-term hearing loss in high-decibel environments. Happy Ears comes with a sleek oval design that could easily fit every ear perfectly, with a barely noticeable stem that doesn’t hamper your sleep or movement in any way. Now they’re back in their same slim, reusable avatar, but with one significant little improvement… they’re made entirely from recycled plastics which help reduce ocean pollution as well as noise pollution! The “Happy Ears Recycled” program aims to combat the waste created by the billion single-use earplugs that are worn and thrown in the trash every year. Made from 100% recycled and FDA approved ABS and TPE plastics, Happy Ears help remove plastics from our oceans and are designed to be worn multiple times for years to come, preventing any re-entry of plastic into our natural ecosystems. .

Devices like the Awair air quality tracker are here to make our homes a little cleaner and safer. We may not know it, but indoor air can be 5 times more polluted than outdoors, as we are constantly exposed to factors such as paint, furniture, rugs, air fresheners. air, toys, etc. Air quality can have a major influence on allergies, asthma, concentration, quality of sleep, skin health and general well-being, apart from physical health alone. The Awair 2nd Edition Air Quality Monitor can track it all for you and even give you personalized recommendations for improving the air in your space. The smart device records the 5 most important factors that affect your health like fine dust, chemicals, CO2, humidity and temperature to give you a report right on your phone with the changes we can make to improve quality.

The Loftie’s feature list is straightforward. It comes with a clock face (which darkens at night so you don’t get distracted), a night light that you can turn on or off with the push of a single button, and the ability to choose from a variety of lists. soothing reading books to put you to sleep. If you’re relying on a noise machine to go to bed, Loftie comes with all types of noise, from white noise to pink noise (yes, that’s a thing), as well as soothing soundscapes like forest sounds. or the crackle of the fireplace. The audio puts you in a soothing sleep, and when it’s time to wake up, Loftie’s two-part alarm system wakes you up without waking you from your sleep. The first round of the alarm plays a soft melody to partially wake you up, while the second round aims to fully awaken your senses with a cheerful melody that sets the right tone for the rest of your day.

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New semester advice from the UPMC pediatrician | Life https://indigodreams.net/new-semester-advice-from-the-upmc-pediatrician-life/ Sat, 21 Aug 2021 15:31:03 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/new-semester-advice-from-the-upmc-pediatrician-life/ Getting kids ready to go back to school means more than just getting new school supplies and new clothes. Another important way to prepare is to re-commit to your child’s health care. It may have been a little easier to relax bedtime and meals during the summer, but now is your chance to restore and […]]]>

Getting kids ready to go back to school means more than just getting new school supplies and new clothes. Another important way to prepare is to re-commit to your child’s health care. It may have been a little easier to relax bedtime and meals during the summer, but now is your chance to restore and achieve your family’s health goals.

Physical health

The new semester body is a great way to make sure your child is developing and growing well. These appointments also provide an opportunity to engage in an open dialogue with your doctor to investigate your physical or eating habits, family history, concerns, and whether a vaccination is necessary.

Regular dental and eye exams are also essential to your child’s overall health. Oral health and eyesight can affect school children more than you realize.

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children with poor oral health often have poor grades and are often unable to attend school. With poor eyesight, children can suffer from eye strain, headaches, and diplopia just from reading the whiteboard or doing homework. Taking the time for dental and eye exams can stop these problems sooner.

Your child may have less free time each day, but it is still important that they have enough time to play while participating in physical activity. Being active not only helps them burn off the energy they built up that day, but also keeps them in shape. Play time is important because it helps a child’s brain development and stimulates creativity, relationship skills, and many other social and emotional habits.

You are the best role model for your child’s health. If you are physically active and eat healthy, you are contributing to your child’s knowledge base and the development of a healthy lifestyle.

Mental Health

Returning to school can have a negative impact on your child’s mental health. Anxiety is common and can be caused by new social situations that cut them off from what is comfortable. Children can also face the pressure of getting good grades and being successful in extracurricular activities.

Starting the routine before class starts helps make it easier for the child to return to class. Clean your electronics an hour before bed and encourage reading instead. Then make sure your child gets at least 8 hours of sleep. The shorter a child sleeps, the more likely they are to show signs of depression, anxiety or impulsive behavior.

Plan a visit to your child’s school or meet a new teacher. It can help your child navigate school life in the future. Concerns can arise during these exams, but should be seen as an opportunity to consider problem-solving skills that can help relieve anxiety.

Always check with your child and ask for additional help if needed. If your child is having academic difficulties, see a doctor as well as your teacher as they may have learning disabilities. Early diagnosis and intervention are essential for your child to be successful in school and reduce school anxiety.

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus infection)

Face-to-face classes are scheduled for this fall and may be of concern to you and your family. The best way to keep your child safe is to have all eligible members of your household immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. These vaccines are approved for all people over 12 years old.

Children under 12 should be careful about wearing masks and social distancing if possible. It is also advisable to wear a mask of all ages for a comfortable stay even if you are vaccinated.

Develop good hand washing habits early on to prevent your child from getting sick and to stop the spread of bacteria. This not only helps stop the spread of COVID-19, but also helps fight flu and colds.



Dr Oradejo is a UPMC and 700 High St pediatrician in Williamsport. I see a patient at UPMC Williamsport. To make an appointment, call (570) 321-2810. For more information, please visit: UPMC.com/PediatricsNCPA ..



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NSW chief psychiatrist gives mental health advice to residents in COVID lockdown https://indigodreams.net/nsw-chief-psychiatrist-gives-mental-health-advice-to-residents-in-covid-lockdown/ Thu, 12 Aug 2021 02:14:00 +0000 https://indigodreams.net/nsw-chief-psychiatrist-gives-mental-health-advice-to-residents-in-covid-lockdown/ Residents of New South Wales struggling with the lockdown should formulate plans around their days that include exercise, according to the state’s chief psychiatrist. Murray Wright issued the advisory as millions of people see no end in sight for stay-at-home orders, as 345 more cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Thursday. He called the situation […]]]>

Residents of New South Wales struggling with the lockdown should formulate plans around their days that include exercise, according to the state’s chief psychiatrist.

Murray Wright issued the advisory as millions of people see no end in sight for stay-at-home orders, as 345 more cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Thursday.

He called the situation in New South Wales “possibly the most sustained and serious stress that many of us will face in our lifetimes”.

“How we manage it will be very important in minimizing the impacts of stress on well-being and mental health,” he said.

Wright said that among the “fairly simple and straightforward things that can be done to maintain or improve mental health is” to “have a plan and create a structure in your life.”

“Many of us have lost this structure and it is important to recreate it,” he said.

Residents of NSW are urged to exercise to keep their sanity locked out. Credit: Oscar wong/Getty Images

“This includes getting regular daily exercise, connecting with the people who are important in your life, and talking about meaningful things, including how they are doing and how you are doing.

“It’s important to monitor things like your diet, sleep, alcohol consumption, and also to set goals for yourself every day and review them.

“None of us always execute the perfect plan, but it is important to review and renew it daily.

“If things aren’t working and signs that things are not working include difficulty sleeping, difficulty concentrating, feeling overly tired, feeling overwhelmed, irritable, or using too much alcohol. alcohol, and if any of these things happen to you, what do people around you need to think about.

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