You've heard of morning larks – the people who spring out of bed with sunrise, only to find their way back to it as soon as dinner is done – and night owls – those who start the day slowly but come to life after the News at Ten. But what about afternooners, or nappers? For years we were encouraged to think of ourselves as either a morning or night person. However, a group of researchers from Belgium have found that it's not so straightforward, and there are in fact four types of sleeper. Their study asked 1,300 people between the ages of 12 and 90 to share their sleep habits and rate their tiredness over the course of the day. Participants were shown random times of day and asked to predict roughly... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week … [Read more...] about What type of sleeper are you: lark, owl, afternooner or napper?
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Many traditional jobs will become obsolete in the coming decades, so we will all have to rethink our skills and may have to juggle more than one source of income, says Caroline Delaney The days of people getting a job in their 20s and staying in it until they retire are fast disappearing. The traditional Monday-to-Friday, 9-5 work routine is already being superceded and may soon be outmoded. Future-of-work expert, Peter Cosgrove, says that the transformation need not be all bad, nor scary. He shows students and workers what they need to learn and do to ensure they are prepared for this latest industrial revolution. “We will still have to work, but the way we work has to change. The majority of people actually do want to work,” he says. People, whether adults in mid-career or school-leavers and undergraduates considering their futures, should stop trying to please others and build on their strengths. One of the biggest challenges can be other people, who might be horrified … [Read more...] about Working out what traditional jobs will look like in the future
If you date anyone in your industry, make sure you’re prepared to marry them. The stakes are just naturally so much higher when you decide to work with your partner – or date your colleague. In one fell swoop, you can tear up your relationship and professional status, divide a workplace into rival factions, and have the source of your heartbreak chase you on missed deadlines around the water cooler. Happy Valentine’s Day. On this most amorous of holidays, we wanted to share our own advice to those debating whether to ask their colleague out for coffee this afternoon or pass a loved one’s CV on to the head of recruiting. Having been married for years, and colleagues for nearly as many, we know that workplace relationships can be worth the risk – in spite of the predictable warnings and tired stereotypes. While we shouldn’t let the romance of today get the better of us, it’s important to remember that every relationship is different and cliches … [Read more...] about It’s Valentine’s Day – here’s what to do when your romantic and professional lives collide
AN increasing number of people are turning to apps in a bid to find love as the stresses of daily life seemingly leave little time to find someone in real life. But apps are also a handy way to suss out the competition, and can provide an outlet for spontaneous fun or just an interesting rummage through who’s available. Tinder Tinder is one of the most well-known dating apps with users in 196 countries, and boasts 1.6 billion swipes per day and more than 20 billion matches per week. Launched in 2012 the free app remains a heavyweight in the dating game, with a high chance you have either been on there yourself or know someone who is. When signing up, you give personal info such as your name and age. You can share a little or a lot of information about yourself, but you’re more likely to get a match the more you share. There’s room for photos and you pick one to be your main image. You have a bio to fill out, your likes are listed and if you link to Facebook it will … [Read more...] about Online dating explained – what is the difference between Tinder, Bumble, Grindr and how do the dating apps work?
Andy Nesbitt For The Win Published 10:04 AM EST Feb 1, 2019 Most fans probably think the Saturday night before the Super Bowl has to be the most stressful night of the players' lives. That it's a night of tossing and turning in bed while thinking about what they'll be playing for on Sunday, how big the stage will be, and how fortunate they are to be living their dreams. So I decided to ask members of the New England Patriots this week about how they will actually spend this Saturday night. What are their routines? How easy is it too sleep? How darn stressful is it? But instead of stress, what I found out was it will be a night full of chocolate ice cream, Fortnite, and episodes of popular Food Network shows like "Chopped" and "Guy's Grocery Games." Here are their stories. Julian Edelman: 'A little melatonin' "Eat. Then we have meetings, usually. Go over the game plan, go over the whole call sheet. And then I take a little melatonin, like cherry juice. They have these melatonin … [Read more...] about Super Bowl 2019: Patriots players on what they do the night before