Why you should go to sleep at the same time all week

Small differences in sleeping habits between work and rest days could lead to unhealthy changes to the bacteria in our guts, a study suggests.

This may be partly a result of people with “social jetlag” having slightly poorer diets, the UK researchers found.

Find out more! 3min read

Why do I fall asleep on the sofa but am wide awake when I get to bed?

Sleep pressure is one reason why you fall asleep on the sofa. This refers to the strength of the biological drive for sleep. The longer you’ve been awake, the greater the sleep pressure.

Your body clock or circadian rhythm is another factor. This tells you to be awake during the day and to sleep at night.

A good companion article to the one above. 5min read

Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results

This is the title of Shane Parrish’s book which is about to be released. Please check out the page as it provides an overview of the book with excellent reviews. Adam Grant has this to say:

“An actionable guide to using your mind more effectively. Shane Parrish doesn’t just teach clear thinking—he lives it. He’s produced a lucid manual for overcoming cognitive biases and making better decisions.”

– Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THINK AGAIN