• COVID-19: Changing Our Dreams

    Adam Goriparthi Living in quaran-dream. A year of constant pandemic has led to a somewhat surreal tone in our daily lives and for some this has extended into night. COVID-19 has influenced our dreams (and nightmares) both in content and quantity. Earlier this year, a rise in vivid dreaming...
  • Lifestyle Reviews… GO2 Essential Oils

    Here the Impact Lifestyle team reviews 4 of GO2’s inhaler sticks, to differing conclusions....
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’ve got a cold…

    Dear Auntie Carol… How do you deal with a bad cold? Dear reader… “The Carol Cold is so much MORE than the common cold – just like Auntie Carol is so much more than the common person” What you first need to understand is that colds occur on a...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’m struggling to sleep at night…

    Dear Agony Aunt… I’m struggling to relax and sleep at night, do you have any tips for how to unwind? Agony Aunt says… I may not be a sleep expert, but I HAVE been given the Divine Right from our God above (Impact‘s Editor-in-Chief, Emma Heasman) to answer questions...
  • Creative Corner: Sea Above the Clouds

    He was on a plane, in the sky, above the clouds. A girl was next to him, someone he barely knew, who had only ever been on the very edges of his vision. A closer friend was sat behind him. The interior of the plane was cool and quiet,...
  • Health Impact: Tired?

    “Doctor, I’m tired all the time.” As a GP, I hear this a lot.  In fact, tiredness is the most common problem that people see their doctor for.  1 in every 20 of my appointments are with patients experiencing fatigue1, and every year 1-2% of people in the UK...
  • Watch This If…You’re Struggling to Sleep

    “When you have insomnia you’re never really asleep, and you’re never really awake.” If that sounds overfamiliar, you’re either living in a perpetual state of sleep deprivation, or you’ve just already seen Fight Club before. If the former, not the latter is true, then being a member of Fight...