Dreams and Their Interpretations
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Post No.: 0508   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Furrywisepuppy has been discussing dreams and nightmares and I want to say some things about them too…   We’ve all naturally tried to understand what the content of our dreams mean, what they … Read More

Freaky, Bizarre and Scary Nightmares
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Post No.: 0494   Furrywisepuppy says:   Dreams frequently seem bizarre and like utter nonsense, but when you wake people up through the night in laboratory experiments – as in wake them up fully whenever they’re exhibiting REM sleep brainwave … Read More

Having Too Much (Food) on Your Plate
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Post No.: 0469   Furrywisepuppy says:   Many scientific experiments over the years have investigated what can affect how much we eat. Here are a few of the findings…   A simple thing like using smaller crockery can help us … Read More

Eating with our Eyes First and Stomachs Second
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Post No.: 0465   Furrywisepuppy says:   Lots of people will have made New Year’s resolutions about living more healthily after the indulgences of the festive season.   For parties and celebrations, we tend to lay out a varied spread … Read More

Coaching Players with Athlete-Centred Coaching
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Post No.: 0434   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Coach-centred coaching’ is when the coach makes all of the decisions and gives instructions, while the players are passive in the coaching process.   ‘Athlete-centred coaching’ is when the coach involves the players … Read More

A Million Dreams is All it’s Gonna Taaake!
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Post No.: 0427   Furrywisepuppy says:   Why do we have dreams when we sleep? There’s currently still no definitive answer as to why but some hypotheses include memory processing, it’s just an extension of our thoughts during the waking … Read More

Crash and Fad Diets, and Yoyo Dieting
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Post No.: 0406   Furrywisepuppy says:   A huge variety of crash or fad diets will work to reduce one’s weight because there are limitless ways to reduce one’s calorie intake, for which a common way with such diets is … Read More

The Stages of Sleep, and the Benefits of a Nap
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Post No.: 0390   Furrywisepuppy says:   Ever wondered what’s actually happening when you’re sleeping? It’s a more active process than you may realise…   When we sleep, we go through roughly 90-minute (60-100-minute) sleep cycles. The stages of sleep … Read More

The Best Way to Coach the Mental Game
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Post No.: 0377   Furrywisepuppy says:   Mental toughness or strength is arguably about having the ability to stay focused despite feeling a million other emotions and physiological symptoms. It’s the ability to own any feelings and thoughts you have … Read More

To Lose Weight, Improve Your Diet More Than Exercise
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Post No.: 0367   Fluffystealthkitten says:   If your goal is to lose weight then improving your diet and cutting down on calories should be your primary strategy. Exercising or being more physically active is still crucial for one’s health … Read More

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) and Tidy
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Post No.: 0358   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis’ (NEAT) is about your metabolism when doing activities that we wouldn’t normally or formally call sports or exercise. This includes walking to the shops, looking after young children or doing … Read More

How to Have a Good Bedtime
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Post No.: 0350   Furrywisepuppy says:   During the day – if you have naps during the daytime then don’t over-nap. Busy the mind during the day too – stimulate your brain, see new sights, learn new things!   Regularly … Read More

Raising Kids with Active and Healthy Habits for Life
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Post No.: 0336   Furrywisepuppy says:   Children are born with relatively open minds, are highly inquisitive and are not ‘set in their ways’ yet, and so they should be raised to be aware that there are a lot of … Read More

I Gets No Sleep (Insomnia)
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Post No.: 0329   Furrywisepuppy says:   Your ‘sleep onset latency’ is the length of time it takes for you to fall asleep from the moment you tuck into bed and switch off the lights. A time of around 15-20 … Read More

The Benefits of Exercise are Hardly Just Physical
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Post No.: 0325   Furrywisepuppy says:   Keeping regularly active and physically fit is not only good for a child’s physical health but is also good for their concentration and academic performance at school. Active kids tend to be more … Read More

Skipping Meals and Fasting
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Post No.: 0320   Furrywisepuppy says:   Although you will lose weight if you skip meals and if you ultimately reduce your total daily calorific intake, and if your physical energy expenditure levels remain the same or increase – skipping … Read More

A Tough Body for a Tough Mind
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Post No.: 0306   Furrywisepuppy says:   Different types of pain bring different or unique challenges. The pain of rejection is not qualitatively the same as the pain of getting cut, even if the signals in the brain may be … Read More

This Rising Obesity Epidemic is Preventable
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Post No.: 0278   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Invest in health and health will come. (This is apparently statistically true in economics.) No matter if we’re personally financially rich or poor or anything else in life – if one vital thing … Read More

Additives, Preservatives and Food Regulations
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Post No.: 0269   Furrywisepuppy says:   In Europe, there are concerns of ‘E numbers’ regarding food additives. But the ‘E’ prefix just stands for ‘Europe’ and signifies that the European Food Safety Authority has assessed the additive as safe … Read More

Pride in One’s Sports Team While Being Unfit Oneself!
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Post No.: 0255   Furrywisepuppy says:   You could say that this follows on from Post No.: 0249 about the psychology of basking in reflected glory…   I personally find that basking in reflected glory is problematic in sport when … Read More

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