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Polyphasic sleep 2010, day 18 & a dilemma

It is now day 18 of my polyphasic sleep experiment. I have gone through a fairly rough ride this far, and I am not fully adapted (which is as expected). For more than a week now, I have felt like my naps are incredibly refreshing. I have no problems falling asleep, sleeping or in general […]

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10 Common Misconceptions About Sleep

Considering that we spend roughly one third of our lives asleep, it is amazing how little most people know about sleep. Learning to control your own sleep and knowing how your body and mind react to sleep can be very beneficial to your well-being. As a starter, I present some common misconceptions and myths about […]

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Part-time Juicing for Weight Loss and Health

There has been a few experiments I have wanted to do lately. Instead I have been extremely tied up with work, working a crazy number of hours overtime. When I finally came out of it and got some time off as compensation, I immediately wanted to get started. Listen to your body My first option […]

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Sleep Gadgets: Wake up Rested Using Technology

Since I wrote about how to stop being tired and start living with energy, I’ve had the chance to learn about (and use) a few new sleep gadgets. I’ve has an extremely limited amount of time I can dedicate to this blog lately and haven’t had time to write any full new articles. However, here […]

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Cleanse Yourself

Nearly everyone is addicted — but probably not in the way you think about addictions. “Addiction” is such a highly charged word, but really an addiction is simply any substance that our body craves. We tend to view addictions as something inherently very negative, and to an extent they all are, but addictions can vary […]

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How to Stop Being Tired and Start Living with Energy

I used to have the bad habit of staying up longer than I should in the evenings, sometimes a fair bit past midnight. I’d be running on fumes and caffeine, and by the time the fumes ran out and I got to bed, I would be completely exhausted. Still I often had problems falling asleep, […]

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Break a Habit Today

Humans are masters of habit. It makes absolutely perfect sense for a cave man to keep coming back to that water hole, to stay with the same shelter, to eat the same kind of fruit (that is unlikely to be toxic) as always before. Sticking with good habits was a survival strategy, and it is […]

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Welcome to a new me

My name is Mikael Hedberg. I’m a software engineer, writer and blogger. This blog is meant as a place for me to share things that I learn on my journey through life — about personal development, about human communication and about growing as a person, touching on subjects like self discipline, self esteem and leadership. […]

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