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Bedroom and Sleep Environment

How Sound Impacts Your Sleep Cycle

Rosie Osmun | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Sound appears to have both positive and negative influences, depending on types, noise level, personal preference and other factors. Read on to see how sound influences sleep in both the short-term and long-term, and how to optimize your environment for better nights.

5 Genius Empty Nest Ideas That Will Fill Your Void Fast

MakeSpace | Posted 08.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!

Sleep the Single Most Important Determinant in Predicting Longevity

Jackie Stroka | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jackie Stroka

The most basic change we can make in redefining Third Metric success in our lives has to do with our relationship to sleep and the sleep environment...

What the Hell Is Sleep Hygiene?

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Sleep hygiene doesn’t mean you remembered to wash behind your ears or between your toes before you climbed into bed. Nor does it refer to your ...

Fall Back Shouldn't Mean Fall Apart: How to Cope With Your Child's Sleep Routine During the Time Change

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

Daylight savings time (DST) should not mean a complete shift in your child's sleep routine. Nor does it mean that suddenly your child will become a terrible sleeper.

Is Your Bedroom a Sacred Space?

Robin Palmer | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your bedroom as a sleep-friendly environment? Have you created a sacred space exclusively used for sleep, sex and self-care? If not, here are some practical tips I've learned to turn your sleep space into the sacred space of your dreams.

The Sleep Diet?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

New findings provide more evidence to support the weight-control benefits of a full six to eight hours of nightly sleep.

The Everyday Activity That's Robbing Children Of Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's a lot of evidence that suggests media exposure can be detrimental to children and the quality of their sleep. This study provides some important details about how when, what, where and who is watching matters.

Marriage Problems for Parents, Sleep Problems for Baby

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.06.2011 | Women
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Here's some sobering, if unsurprising, news: A recent study indicates that strength of your marriage can have an effect on your baby's sleep. Research...

Is Your Bedroom Toxic? 5 Easy Ways to Get a Restful Night's Sleep

Beth Greer | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Beth Greer

Transforming your bedroom into a safe haven can have a major impact on improving your health and well being. The good news is creating a healthy bedroom is pretty simple.

An Easy Trick For Better Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Your bedroom is more than just the room that happens to house your bed -- it is your personal environment for sleeping.

Get Fido His Own Bed

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Creating a comfortable and ideal sleep environment is important for anyone trying to get a good night's sleep. If you share your bed with your pet, however, you may want to reconsider.