Midweek chill out

Chandeliers, Florence and golden ratio seeds

Nov 21, 2018

When you are in 'fight or flight' mode your adrenal glands secrete cortisol. This gives you the energy boost, reduced pain threshold and increased blood pressure to help you deal with the immediate situation. However, prolonged periods of high cortisol levels can lower your quality of life and ability to perceive and understand your environment.

Cortisol release can be triggered by any number of stressful situations, including challenging work conditions, caffeine, a shortage of sleep, even travelling by train.

Researchers have found that laughter and music both help reduce stress hormones. Living Money's mission is to help you sleep at night and live wholeheartedly by day, so we are happy to offer a midweek de-stress chill out, a short post with a piece of laughter, a bit of music and something to help you think, for a while, about something completely different.

(With thanks to Amy Brann, neuroscientist and author)

Laugh out loud

One of the all time comedy classics form Del Boy and Rodney

Discover more at BBC Comedy Greats

The magic of music

Florence Walsh at her best

Discover more at Florence and the Machine

Something to think about

One for the gardeners here. The why and how of the golden ratio in plants. A little complex but fascinating.

Discover more at Numberphile

Remember…

Exercise and water are also important. Don't forget them!

 

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Until next week…

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