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Switch It Off

The impossible task of turning off and forgetting about the deadline the next day or the game you wish to complete seems a fight every night. The thing is that people don’t understand they are ruining there sleeping patterns by doing this.

As the picture above shows we all do it. We all have “Oh just one more go” or “one more paragraph” then it turns into another two hours and, its turned 4am and your up at 6am for an important meeting or school. You need to get to a time and say “that’s enough”. We all need to work but our bodies also need to rest and switch off. It is healthy for us, now matter how much you wish to play your game.

Keep The Office Separate

You know that moment where your sat up doing work and you start feeling tired and fed up of sat up in a chair? So you think ill take my laptop and lie in bed with it? Well don’t. Your bed and your bedroom in fact is your place for relaxation, your break away from the work and the struggles that keep you busy through out the day. It is very important that you keep the office away from the bedroom and keep the bedroom as relaxing and with very little reminders of the work that feels also very heavy on your shoulders.

From my experience, I do use my consoles, PC and work in my bedroom but i play the consoles, and work sat up at my desk but that’s because i have no other choice. I find if i sit up and work enough, and then when it comes to that moment of about 11pm and i am fed up of slouching, i turn it all off. Then when i get in my bed it feels like a nice relaxing place to be and it helps me shut off. If you do have the space to have a separate office then definitely do it.

Work hard, Relax harder.

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Gary Henshall

@GaryHenshall10

 

Entertainment and Media Effecting Sleeping Patterns

Now a day’s, we all enjoy the use of different types and cultures of media and provides us with another lengthy list of distractions and things to keep our minds busy. I am going to talk about different aspects of media that keep us awake and make the next morning impossible to get out of bed.

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The Effects of Portable Devices on Sleeping Patterns

Does a frequent use of portable devices in our day to day lives have an effect on our sleeping patterns? Lets find out.

Over the last decade or so, the popularity of portable devices has skyrocketed thanks to devices such as MP3 players, mobile phones, laptops, and even more so in recent years from the release of tablet computers. These devices have changed the way we all live. Everything about our lives these days is portable. No device is more important than the mobile phone, for example, in keeping you connected on the go, and thanks to features such as 3G and 4G, mobile owners can access just about anything online, making us even more in-touch with the rest of the world. Despite having many positive impacts, they’re negative impacts too, such as the effect portable devices have on our sleeping patterns.
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