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The scary effects of technology on sleep

    Catching up on your favourite drama or scrolling through social media sounds like the perfect activity to chill before bedtime, but these seemingly innocent actions can actually be very destructive to your sleep quality. Scientific research...
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Why do I still feel tired after 8 hours of sleep?

Getting a full eight hours of sleep a night is often a struggle. To make matters worse, there are times when one continues to feel tired despite supposedly having gotten sufficient sleep. Truth is, there are many reasons to explain tiredness...
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Is screen time before bedtime affecting my child's sleep?

Gone are the days of the good ol' bedtime story and a cup of warm milk for sending kids of to beddy-bye. These days, parents find it so much easier to pass them a smartphone to watch some bedtime shows.
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Does taking a power nap during the day work?

    Naps are tricky things – sometimes they leave you feeling refreshed and energised while other times you feel even more exhausted! However, sometimes it feels impossible to make it through the day without having a nap to slip a little...
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How to reduce screen time in the digital age?

    Singapore is such a digitally-acclimatised society that spending too much time on digital devices has become a very common problem amongst children and adults alike.
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What are the negative side effects of too much screen time?

    From young children to working adults to even the elderly, most of us Singaporeans get a fair amount of daily screen time from the numerous digital devices that we own. We consume so much content from our digital screens that it’s easy to...
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How can I treat insomnia at home?

    Insomnia, the sleep disorder that makes it extremely difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep, can really adversely affect your energy level and work performance. While it’s possible to just endure the condition and push through if you only...
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Is there a link between screen time and childhood obesity?

We live in a digital era where the nature of our lifestyles makes it near-impossible to get away from digital screens. While we used to celebrate the breakthroughs of technology and the convenience that digital devices brought to our lives, there...
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How does insomnia affect your life?

    Losing a few hours of sleep the day before a big presentation or an important interview is a common enough occurrence. So is lying awake due to a mix-up involving your decaf coffee. However, when you’ve tried everything you can to maintain a...
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Why do I feel tired all the time?

    We all have days when we just feel like hitting the snooze button and sleeping in. This feeling of constant lethargy may continue to persist, even after a good night's sleep. While some may chalk it up to being nothing more than a case of the...
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