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Fatigue: enemy or friend?

tiredAre you often feeling exhausted?
Do you have the impression that you do too much?
Or because you feel tired you do less and you feel your frustration growing?

How do we use the sensation of being tired? This question may appear strange, but resting and regaining energy, in our very active and stimulating life, is not obvious.
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Needing sunlight

We are now entering the last part of Winter and see the first days of sun allowing us to enjoy a bit of “need of the sun.” This is particularly true for people who do not practice outside activities such as skiing or walking.

Needing sunlight is now widely recognized. A brief research on the Internet makes us aware that in Northern countries where the sun is low in winter, deficiencies may occur, particularly with Vitamin D levels.

By exposing ourselves to sunlight for 10 to 15 minutes per day, we synthesize vitamin D which is very important in the storage of calcium in the bones. This vitamin is produced primarily by the body (scientifically, it is rather considered a hormone) which is able to store it. By exposing ourselves to sun during the summer, we build our reserve of vitamin D for the winter months. A signal showing Vitamin D deficiency is fatigue … But fatigue has many causes…[Read more]