Let’s not talk about food for a moment.
Instead, let’s talk about my little cousin Noah.
Noah’s 12. He loves Minecraft, his many pets, and the Steelers.
Right now Noah’s in the hospital being treated for severe depression. He was being so badly bullied at school that he thought suicide…
Please get the word out! This kid deserves to know that he is special! Plus, it gives you an opportunity to unleash your creative side and make a beautiful, encouraging card!
- Abandon all-nighters - Foregoing sleep by cramming all night reduces your ability to retain information by up to 40%. If you can, mix in a nap somewhere to refresh your hippocampus.
- It doesn’t mean what you think - If you know you have to pull an all-nighter, try a “prophylactic nap.” It’s a short nap in advance of expected sleep deprivation that will help you stay alert for up to 10 hours afterwards.
- You can’t avoid that down period after lunch by not eating - Human bodies naturally go through two phases of deep tiredness, one between 2-4 a.m. and between 1-3 p.m. Skipping lunch won’t help this period of diminished alertness and coordination.
- Pick the right time - After lunch in the early afternoon your body naturally gets tired. This is the best time to take a brief nap, as it’s early enough to not mess with your nighttime sleep.
You won’t regret it, at least for the first season!
If procrastination were a religion, I would be an archbishop.