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Why Using an iPad at Night Disrupts Your Sleep. Podcast with Jeanne Duffy

Did you get enough sleep last night? If not, you are not alone. Self-reported sleep data suggests that most folks in industrialized countries are getting less sleep than we need. One study that examined 669 American adults found the average sleep duration was just 6.1 hours, which for most people is simply not enough for optimal health and function. Short sleep is associated with a plethora of problems, ranging from impaired immune function , to worse glucose tolerance , to increased risk of traffic accidents . People who report less sleep tend to weigh more , and are more vulnerable to psychiatric conditions such as depression . So this is a really big deal! Interestingly, community surveys suggest that the prevalence of inadequate sleep has been increasing in Western countries for some time. In the early 1900s, Americans were reported to average as much as nine hours of sleep per night – around 20-30% more than we are now! So why are we getting so little sleep now? What

The Art of Carlos FernandezCarlos Fernandez, a freelance... crss

The Art of Carlos Fernandez Carlos Fernandez, a freelance illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. He studied Editorial Illustration and Comic at “College of Professional Drawing” ESDIP. He is capable of adopting different skills, from pencil´s care for the details to a digital line, trying to be merged realism and fantasy. Although his work tends to a personal style, he shows interest and ability to adapt to new themes without closing doors to any creative process. CrossConnectMag on Facebook - a place that’s definitely worth a visit! posted by Margaret from tu recepcja crss

The Art of Carlos FernandezCarlos Fernandez, a freelance...

The Art of Carlos Fernandez Carlos Fernandez, a freelance illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. He studied Editorial Illustration and Comic at “College of Professional Drawing” ESDIP. He is capable of adopting different skills, from pencil´s care for the details to a digital line, trying to be merged realism and fantasy. Although his work tends to a personal style, he shows interest and ability to adapt to new themes without closing doors to any creative process. CrossConnectMag on Facebook - a place that’s definitely worth a visit! posted by Margaret from tu recepcja

'Shredded' Carrot Cake

This carrot cake is not your typical carrot cake, it's shredded. And by shredded, I mean fit, and by fit, I mean healthy! This new Shredded Carrot Cake has only 328 calories per serving, frosting included! It's made with healthy, nutritional ingredients that still taste amazing! Have your cake and eat it too! Make it with me! This Carrot Cake is a healthy spin on a traditional recipe! It has all the same great flavor and ingredients, just made a little lighter and a lower calorie! You still get those delicious spices and seasonings, bites of carrot, and cream cheese frosting! All the feelings, half the guilt! The trick to this recipe is making sure that the cake bakes all the way through. There are a lot of wet ingredients in this recipe that need to bake up. Make sure that the cake doesn't jiggle or appear too soft when you take it out of the oven. Test the center with a toothpick and be sure it comes out clean! 'Shredded' Carrot Cake  Yi

crossconnectmag: Russian Artist Elena Limkina Reveals Her... crss

crossconnectmag : Russian Artist  Elena Limkina Reveals Her Mysterious Sketchbook To The World, And It’s Full Of Visual Secrets. If you’ve got an old soul, you’ll be enamored by the delightfully old-fashioned work of Moscow-based artist Elena Limkina . Every week, she offers the world a glimpse into her personal sketchbook, and its pages tell vivid stories of nature, architecture, and classical paintings. Though Limkina specializes in watercolour materials, she’s also very handy with a dip pen, and uses both to bring shadows and luminosity, respectively, to various botanical and scientific illustrations. “I have been painting since childhood,” she writes on her official website. “I’ve been studying medical engineering, but my passion for fine arts has taken precedence.” A wide variety of influences have clearly come to bear on her style, such as Baroque, Renaissance, and perhaps a touch of modernism; her flower paintings wouldn’t look out of place in the portfol

crossconnectmag: Russian Artist Elena Limkina Reveals Her...

crossconnectmag : Russian Artist  Elena Limkina Reveals Her Mysterious Sketchbook To The World, And It’s Full Of Visual Secrets. If you’ve got an old soul, you’ll be enamored by the delightfully old-fashioned work of Moscow-based artist Elena Limkina . Every week, she offers the world a glimpse into her personal sketchbook, and its pages tell vivid stories of nature, architecture, and classical paintings. Though Limkina specializes in watercolour materials, she’s also very handy with a dip pen, and uses both to bring shadows and luminosity, respectively, to various botanical and scientific illustrations. “I have been painting since childhood,” she writes on her official website. “I’ve been studying medical engineering, but my passion for fine arts has taken precedence.” A wide variety of influences have clearly come to bear on her style, such as Baroque, Renaissance, and perhaps a touch of modernism; her flower paintings wouldn’t look out of place in the portfol