Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job? > Health-in-Motion 10 June 2016 Struggle to fall asleep when you are not home? Do you struggle to fall asleep when you’re away from home? It’s a common complaint among travellers that their first night in a strange hotel room is spent tossing and turning. Sleep scientists call it the first night effect and it might be the result of the left hemisphere of the brain refusing to switch off properly when it finds itself in unfamiliar surroundings. It’s likely to be an evolutionary hangover in which this part of the brain assumes the role of a ‘night watch’ to alert us to potential danger. 0 More in Newsletters Everyone needs a good eight hours of sleep per night, right? More: Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news News SURVEY: Are you happy in your job? Medical Statins aren't the only way to lower cholesterol Medical 'Spare tyre' worse for your heart than 'love handles' Medical SEE: 6 questions about rabies answered Medical Foetal alcohol syndrome is preventable, but not reversible Medical 'Listen to your gut' to help prevent colon cancer From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.