Category: Advice

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Hormonal Balance

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Hormonal Balance

Hormonal Balance Many people think they are not sleeping well because of stress or other reasons, but it may be because of your hormones. Changes in hormone levels as we age can cause sleep disturbances, and sleep disturbances can alter hormone levels, turning into a vicious cycle. Sleeplessness can affect around 10 different hormones, and…

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Relaxation And Other Therapies

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Relaxation And Other Therapies

Relaxation and other therapies   Relaxation can help you overcome the tension and anxiety often felt as a consequence of insomnia. Those experiencing disturbed sleep have trouble unwinding sufficiently to get a good night’s rest, and for many, excessive mental activity and racing thoughts prevent them from getting off to sleep, or wake them up…

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Exercise Fact

Get a Good Night’s Sleep: Exercise Fact

Exercise We all know that there are a multitude of reasons why we should exercise – the benefits are well-documented: it improves heart health and blood pressure; it builds and strengthens bone and muscle; it helps combat stress; it helps improve mood; and it helps you look and feel better, it can also help you…

Get A Good Night’s Sleep: Diet Fact

Get A Good Night’s Sleep: Diet Fact

Diet   Diet is an important factor that can determine whether or not you get a good nights’ sleep, and often sleep problems can be eliminated by simple dietary changes. Many of the sleeping medications that are available come with poor results and significant risks, some of which were only recently identified, so changes to…

Get A Good Night’s Sleep: Stress And Worry

Get A Good Night’s Sleep: Stress And Worry

Stress and Worry Life today is stressful. Modern technology means that we pack more and more into our lives, going to and fro and barely stopping to rest and reflect. Pressures of work and the burden of responsibility often lead to a lack of civility in society and pressures bubble just below the surface. With…

job search process Interviewing Tips

job search process Interviewing Tips

A job interview can be described as a mutual "exchange of information" because it provides the candidate with an opportunity to both gain information about the department and position, and to discuss his/her own skills, and career goals in relation to the job. Interviewing helps managers determine three things before they make a hiring decision:…

FAQ’s And Tips For New Laptop User

FAQ’s And Tips For New Laptop User

Please see below for FAQ’s we have had so far. We will add more as we find answers to laptop issues. You will also find Laptop Tips below the FAQ’s. New Laptop FAQ’s: 1.What if I have stray lines with my cursor/mouse when I unplug from the projector? Try pressing Command F1 before unplugging the…

Tips For A Successful Job Search

Tips For A Successful Job Search

Career services directors from a wide variety of colleges and universities were asked to offer their best tips for finding a job, particularly in a difficult market. This guide presents their collective thinking and advice. Maintain Positive/Constructive Attitudes If you want a job, you have to look for it. New openings are posted every day.…

Preparing for the Interview

Preparing for the Interview

Congratulations! You got an interview. Perhaps the hardest part of the job search in today’s economy is simply standing out enough from the pack of resumes to earn a coveted spot in the interview line up. To help you develop information about "you," ask yourself these questions: Your Qualifications • What qualifications do you have…

Professor Bernstein’s Top 13 Writing Tips

Professor Bernstein’s Top 13 Writing Tips

1. Respect paragraphs. The paragraph is the basic unit of writing. A paragraph focuses on a single point or thought. The first sentence of each paragraph announces that thought, while the last one usually summarizes it. Every paragraph must be indented (in spite of LATEX style). Every theorem, proposition, lemma, corollary, and remark is exactly…