Generators: the thin line between sanity and insanity
Dec07

Generators: the thin line between sanity and insanity

I had a rough weekend. Thanks to sleepless nights. I am a light sleeper and any little sound keeps me up. This time around, it wasn’t a little sound that kept me up but rather the generator noise from the house next to mine. I am silently praying that my neighbour’s generator gives up the ghost real soon! A long time ago I wrote on generators and why I considered them evil but necessary. I have been meaning to write on the...

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Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others
Dec01

Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others

A couple of days ago, I wrote on the deadly health effects of sleep deprivation. Today, I need to let you know that sleep deprivation doesn’t just affect your health, it could affect the safety of yourself and those around you. Remember sleep deprivation is not only linked to heart disorders and cancer, it de-energises you and is also linked to behavioral disorders. Can you think for a minute what these could result in if...

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Sleep deprivation: Health and Reduced life expectancy
Nov27

Sleep deprivation: Health and Reduced life expectancy

In the last 2 weeks, I have heard of at least 3 seemingly healthy people in their 20s that just slumped and died. Unbelievable right? One of them actually died while doing his regular exercise somewhere in the United States, another in a bus in London. Another was actually a doctor here in Nigeria who just graduated from medical school. In Nigeria, medical school is no joke – it can take up to 12 years as in the case of a friend...

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