Ample Blog — Lifestyle

Travel Smarter: How To Sleep Like A Baby When You Travel

Travel is rough on your body. Jet lag, low-quality plane air, cheap food, general stress, unfamiliar surroundings - it all takes a toll. In this series, we’re covering how to thrive when you travel by staying on top of your sleep, diet, and immunity. In this article, we’ll talk about how to sleep better if you’re away from home. You don’t have to settle for compromised sleep when you travel. A good night’s rest can make a huge difference in your trip, especially if you fly a lot for business. Here are four ways to sleep like a champ, even...

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Why Change Is Hard (And How To Stay Motivated)

How many times have you made a resolution - a workout plan, a lifelong dream, a new diet that will help you burn more fat - only to abandon it a couple weeks later?  If you’ve tried to change, you know how the pattern goes. When you start something new there’s a honeymoon period. You’re really going to stick to it this time, and it’s exciting. It’s refreshing. It’s motivating. But, inevitably, the honeymoon period wears off. Maybe life gets busy, or you hit a sticking point, or you realize that your grand ideas demand a lot more effort than...

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How To Make Your Mitochondria Stronger

“The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.” You probably heard your high school biology teacher say that phrase about a dozen times. It probably showed up on the midterm, too. Possibly in a fill-in-the-blank format. There’s a reason biology teachers hammer the phrase home. Mitochondria are important - they provide all the energy you use to live your daily life.   What exactly are mitochondria? Mitochondria (the singular is mitochondrion, by the way) are in almost every cell of your body. If your cell is a car, the mitochondrion is the engine. An engine takes gas and turns it...

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