Whistle while you work

Want to be happier, sleep better and reduce depression? Pop on your favorite tunes for about 15 minutes. When listening to music your brain releases dopamine, the happiness chemical. 30% of Americans suffer from insomnia. Studies have found that listening to relaxing music significantly improves sleep. In the same studies classical music was found to reduce the effects of depression.

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Grounding

Grounding refers to direct skin contact with the earth. In years past mankind walked barefoot in constant contact with the earth. Nowadays, unless you’re at the beach, it’s unlikely that you ever walk around barefooted. This week we’ll look at the effects of grounding and put it to the test.

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10 circuit workout

This is a 10 exercise circuit. Each exercise is performed for 40 seconds on, 20 second off. In other words, you perform exercise one for 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, perform exercise two for 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, etc., and all the way through exercise ten. You then rest 1 minute before starting again for 2 to 3 total rounds.

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