Tag: Sleep Disorder

Students Worst Enemy – Procrastination

Students Worst Enemy – Procrastination
By Ahmad Amirali

So, the term ended on a high note with lots of fond memories and blissful moments. Every year students’ study hard and try to give their best at every level; from sports to extracurricular activities. It seems quite easy, is it so? Well, in reality, the road to success for students is full of challenges and surprises. Some problems even, if not dealt on time, follow students throughout their lives, making their life more challenging then ever. One such issue that students start having soon as they entered their teenage is – procrastination. The term which has a powerful bond with almost all of us; teachers, parents, adults, students etc. The art of delaying things and unable to complete specific tasks on its deadline is called procrastination. However, the question that puzzles me every year is how a person procrastinate when he/she completely aware about the importance and the completion deadline of a task allotted to him/her by their teacher, parent or boss? Continue reading “Students Worst Enemy – Procrastination”

Sleep and Teenagers: Why Teens Need More Sleep Than Adults

Sleep and Teenagers: Why Teens Need More Sleep Than Adults

As children grow and move to the teenage level, they become a significant stage of their growth and development. Therefore, at this stage, they need more sleep than adults. The average teen needs about eight to nine hours of sleep each night to feel attentive and refreshed. Many factors keep teens from getting enough sleep, and one of the reasons is – early schooling.

Wendy Troxel studies and specialises in behavioural treatments for insomnia and other sleep-related disorders. She believes that teens don’t get enough sleep, and it’s not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones. It’s because of public policy. Drawing from her experience as a sleep researcher, clinician and mother of a teenager, Troxel confers how early school start times withdraw teenagers from sleep during the time of their lives when they need it most. Continue reading “Sleep and Teenagers: Why Teens Need More Sleep Than Adults”

Why am I Tired all the Time?

Tired all the time? Coffee, at least, is not the best solution

We all feel tired during our day times or at night. The reasons are usually obvious and include:

  • too many sleepless nights
  • long hours spent at work
  • a baby keeping you up at night

But sleepiness or exhaustion that goes on for a long time is not normal. It can affect your ability to get on and enjoy your life. Continue reading “Why am I Tired all the Time?”