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Benefits of Sleep

Why This College Wants To Sleep With You

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy

Students! Are you tired? Stressed? Virtually comatose? Screaming at the people closest to you? Maybe the answer to your prayers is simply getting a go...

7 Game-Changing Things We've Learned About Sleep This Year

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living

Sleep is one of the most essential elements of life. Every single human has experienced it, but when it comes to sleep, there is still so much we don'...

The One Trick That Makes Every Morning Infinitely Better

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.08.2016 | HuffPost Home

Are you tired of rushing through your mornings, eating breakfast in your car and wishing you had time for that 6 a.m. spin class? Well, you're in luck...

'Sleep Levitation' Photos Show The Exquisite Bliss Of Bedtime

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.06.2016 | Healthy Living

There are few things more satisfying than crawling into bed after a long day. Despite that fact, busy schedules make it increasingly easy to think of ...

20 Tweets Anyone Who Has Trouble Falling Asleep Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Some people make falling asleep seem like the easiest, most natural thing in the world. Others, not so much. Sometimes shutting your brain and body do...

Amari Cooper Credits Sleep As Crucial Factor To Stellar Rookie Season

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.15.2016 | Sports

A lot was expected out of Oakland Raiders rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper this season. A unanimous All-American during his junior year at Alabama (h...

25 Tweets That Anyone Who's Obsessed With Sleep Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

A good night's sleep makes the world go 'round. Research shows that being well-rested can make you happy, decrease your risk for a myriad of diseases ...

Never Feel Bad About Sleeping In On The Weekend Ever Again

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for diabetes, but sleeping late on weekends might help impr...

The Alarm Clock Of The Future Will Wake You Up With A Scent

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

LAS VEGAS — You might not think that your sense of smell could have anything to do with how much sleep you get, but several new devices aim to harne...

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there. Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize...

6 Ways Sleep Benefits Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Milk may do a body good, but sleep is the mind's best friend. Everything from your happiness to how well you age depends on your brain. When you're sl...

Try These Tricks For Better Sleep Tonight

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Dark, quiet, cool but not cold, not too humid or dry, calm and uncluttered – that's the perfect setup for sleeping. So find a noise-free room, clear...

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Napping

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Slowly but surely, more and more high achievers are coming around to the idea that an afternoon nap can do a body (and a bottom line) good. But there ...

22 Animals In Pajamas Just Because

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're going to choose a single way to improve your life, choose sleep. It can boost your well-being in countless ways. A good night's rest can red...

I'm Making One Major Change Next Semester -- And You Should Too

Rini Sampath | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Rini Sampath

There are some students across the nation pitching tents in libraries in order to cope. While we can't control the amount of exams and homework our professors assign us, what we can control, is our personal choice to take care of our bodies first.

All The Glorious Benefits Of Sleep In One Infographic

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

The benefits of a good night's sleep are almost too many to count. Getting enough sleep (that's AT LEAST seven hours, but preferably more) leads to be...

8-Hour Sleepers More Likely To Be Heart Healthy

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living

ORLANDO, Fla. — People who get at least 8 hours of sleep each night are more likely to have good heart health than those who get less sleep, a new s...

While You Get Your Zs, Your Brain's Cleaning House

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Are you one of the legions of z-less fo...

Maintaining A Healthy Weight Requires A Good Night’s Sleep

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.05.2015 | Healthy Living

No attempt to achieve and maintain a healthy weight through lifestyle changes -- such as drinking more water and walking -- is complete until we consi...

7 Very Important Reasons To Take A Nap Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Sleep is very, very good. And while it's essential to get a solid seven to nine hours per night, when you occasionally miss the mark, a nap can help a...

Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.13.2015 | Fifty

For years, studies have linked lack of sleep with poorer cognitive performance. Now there's another good reason to get enough shut-eye: Just one bad ...

The 11 Biggest Health Benefits Of Sleep

Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living

By Esther Crain for Men's Journal Quality shut-eye is some of the best medicine available. It leads to more energy, helps you handle stress and imp...

The One Habit That Can Make You Richer, Thinner, Smarter And Happier

Alex Goldstein | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Goldstein

The one habit that can greatly impact all these areas of your life is sleep. Deep, restful sleep can spur fast improvements, and poor quality sleep can cause damage quickly. It's important to understand the effects of sleep, and what we can do to improve it.

8 Great Reasons To Get More Sleep -- Starting Tonight

Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Robert Rosenberg, DO Too many of us fight sleep, not wanting to miss anything. Unfortunately, as with most things in life, there are consequence...

6 Ways Sleep Makes Your Life Better

Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, PsyD, for Our society is constantly trying to find the magic pill, the easiest fix and the best way to ach...