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Benefits of Sleep

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 imp...

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 ...

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, ...

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) l...

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 ...

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

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2015 | 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-les...

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 complet...

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 he...

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 consequen...

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...

These Adorable Kids Describing Their Dreams Will Make You Want To Get More Sleep

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Dreaming is one of the great mysteries of sleep, but a few 7 and 8 year olds sound like they have it figured out. As part of its ongoing Sleep Proj...

WATCH: Why You Shouldn't Be Proud Of Being Sleep-Deprived

Posted 12.05.2013 | Healthy Living

The train derailment that killed four passengers in New York on Dec. 1 has put a spotlight on sleep after investigators announced the train's engineer...

TaKeysha Cheney: An Entrepreneur's Quest for More Sleep

TaKeysha Cheney | Posted 12.04.2013 | Business
TaKeysha Cheney

By sleeping more, I suddenly have more energy to exercise, which in turn is giving me more time to think and problem solve, which is helping me expand on new ideas and solutions for my company.

The Pros And Cons Of A Quick Nap

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty As a sleep specialist with an emphasis on treating insomnia, I'm constantly advising my patients to...

STUDY: Sleep Is More Important For Your Skin Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.25.2013 | Style

Holly Golightly isn't the only gal who needs her beauty rest -- a new study suggests that sleep is much more important to maintaining your glow than y...

The Consequences Of Skimping On Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

A lack of adequate sleep has become an integral part of our modern world, but not without consequences. Sleep is the last thing we get to at the end of a busy day, and it is the first to be sacrificed when a lack of time demands it. What is the harm of not getting quite enough sleep?