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 12 August 2016 Don’t leave important decisions for the end of a stressful day Don’t leave important decisions for the end of a stressful day. Mentally straining activities tend to wear out the regions of the brain that affect willpower. Studies indicate that people are more likely to choose immediate rewards and act on impulse the more mentally exhausted they become. Brain scans of individuals engaged in taxing work suggest decreased activity in the middle frontal gyrus, a part of the brain that is involved in decision-making. So you’d best make your big decisions in the morning before diving into seriously brain-burning work. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Thank you for caring Medical How to recognise and combat your smoking triggers Medical 5 natural ways to treat ringworm News Yet another selfie? You might be a narcissist Medical All that social media may boost loneliness, not banish it Medical Monkeys can carry zika virus, scientists discover From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.