Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 01 February 2016 Clench your fist when pressurised Dr. Juergen Beckmann, the chair of sports psychology at the Technical University of Munich, has found a causal connection between performance under pressure and nerves in your left fist. Clenching your left hand triggers more activity in the right hemisphere of your brain, which controls automatic movements like the kind used in most athletic pressure situations. This also reduces activity in the ruminating (deep thinking) left side of the brain, preventing you from overthinking situations. Source: Tested.com. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Undigested food in your stool may be a sign of IBS News Just how unhealthy is your bunny chow? An expert weighs in News Anti-psychotic meds for kids raise diabetes risk Lifestyle Is drinking red wine actually good for you? It’s complicated Medical Eczema dramatically impacts quality of life Lifestyle What are beta-blockers – and can they treat your anxiety? From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.