State of Mind

Blue Light, Melatonin, Sleep & Screen Time

Blue Light, Melatonin, Sleep & Screen Time

We hope the title of this blog post has grabbed your attention. The issue surrounding sleep quality is gaining traction in the press at the moment, and for good reason. With numerous articles in national newspapers about “Sleep Divorces,” how damaging our phones, laptops, tablets and TVs are to our health and the terrifying “blue light” scenario; we thought it was high time we tackled this topic. We want to shed some light (pun totally intended), on the issue and, as ever, we’ve done our research and hope to present you with some interesting nuggets of info that you can...

Read more →


Cold Water Therapy

Cold Water Therapy

How much would we have to pay you to jump into a freezing cold lake or ice bath? Our guess is that for most of you, especially as now the weather has cooled off, the answer to that question is a hell of a lot. The topic of this week’s blog post is Cold Water Therapy, a topic very close to some members of the CPRESS team’s hearts, and as you know we like to write about things that drive us but that provide you, dear reader, with some really useful information. We've spoken to health and wellness coach, Ryan...

Read more →


Are Oats the Best Breakfast for your Body?

Are Oats the Best Breakfast for your Body?

There is nothing better than a warming, hearty bowl of porridge to get you going in the morning…perhaps with some delicious stewed fruit and nut butter on top? Sounds so dreamy doesn’t it. We’ve come a long way from oats cooked in water with a pinch of salt ("please sir, I do NOT want some more"), and there are whole cafes and Instagram accounts dedicated to just porridge. Maybe it’s because it’s so satisfying, and, if you go for all the toppings, can be quite decadent and indulgent too. But is porridge really what our bodies want first thing in...

Read more →


What is coffee doing to your brain?

What is coffee doing to your brain?

Let’s talk coffee. And not just the generic “coffee boosts your metabolism”, “it can help you lose weight”, blah, blah, blah. We’re here to talk to you about coffee’s effect on your brain. How is it helpful? How is it not? What happens in the brain after we’ve chugged down our morning brew? Well it’s all got to do with Adenosine. Adenosine is a neurotransmitter known for making us feel lethargic. It builds up over the day causing a “sleep pressure” [1]. Now this is a good thing, it helps us get to sleep at night. But, what if we’re...

Read more →

Recent Articles