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My Q and A With Firas Kittaneh, Who Has Glimpsed the Future of Sleep

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Firas Kittaneh wants to disrupt the mattress industry. And the success of his online mattress company Amerisleep is about more than people's increased willingness to buy a mattress online without every trying it out in a showroom. It's about something much bigger: our changing attitude toward sleep.

9 Tricks To Learn From Super Sleepers

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

The more sleep-deprived among us can take a cue from these super sleepers to get in on the vast benefits of sleeping well. Here's a peek at the smart, surprising habits of great sleepers, plus how the rest of us can copy their moves to a better night's rest.

Teaching Kids Good Sleeping Habits Early Can Keep Them Healthy For Years To Come

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Most adults don't have great sleep patterns and probably don't want that to trickle down to their children. By practicing good sleep habits early, you can keep kids healthy and resting well into their adulthood and also get some better sleep yourself in the process.

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists? Get...

Yoga for Insomnia

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar yoga teacher On the day after Thanksgiving, I left for India to study with Geeta Iyengar at her 70th birt...

How To Get A Better Night's Sleep (Even If You Sleep With A Blanket Hog)

SELF | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

There's nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night, freezing cold only to realize that all of the blanket is around your partner. A good option is to have two sets of covers -- one blanket for you and another for your significant other. Because no one can take two covers, right?

7 Tips For A Cleaner And Healthier Bedroom

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Having a clean room can keep you healthier by ridding your space of dust, bacteria, and other stuff that can infiltrate your sleeping paradise. I've gathered seven tips that you can easily implement into your routine to make sure your bedroom is in tip top shape.

10 Bedtime Rituals For Better Sleep

Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Esther Crain for Men's Journal You have a regular morning ritual that helps you launch your day feeling energized and alert, then an after-work ...

11 Secrets Of Better Sleep

Craig Cooper | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Craig Cooper

You work hard, play hard, and want to live life to the fullest. Yet you can't do that if you don't get the right amount of quality sleep. Don't let sleep deprivation keep you from performing at your peak!

7 Reasons To Banish Your Phone From The Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

You know your smartphone addiction has reached an entirely new level of unhealthy when you can't hit the pillow at night without it beside you. As ...

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Sleep

Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Men's Journal Whether it's learning when to drink coffee, getting more sun or eating smaller meals, these nine tricks will help you make your sl...

How To Turn Your Bed Into The Ultimate Haven For Sleep

Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Even if you do everything else right -- you stay away from caffeine after lunch, you don't let Fido share your bed, you give yourself some time to unw...

10 Ways To Get More Sleep

Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rebecca Scritchfield for U.S. News Health It's 1 a.m. on a Tuesday, and you're awake, sluggishly trying to finish every last item on your jam-pa...

How to Build the Perfect Bed

TueNight | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
TueNight

Sleep, that elusive and temperamental beast. I've spent my adulthood seeking it like Godzilla hunts Mothra, or the way that perimenopausal women look for sleep. Start with foundation: A stellar mattress begets a perfect bed.

How To Sleep Like You're On Vacation

Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Valerie Frankel I should have been excited for my upcoming trip to Fiji -- and I was -- but as a chronic insomniac, I was worried about not ge...

Generation 'Y' Can't We Sleep?

Scott Fetters | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Fetters

I'm obsessed with tracking. I have numerous tools for tracking metrics, hours, and even an activity tracker for my personal life. Oddly enough, I never tracked my daily work routine from waking up to dozing off -- until now. Suitably dubbed, The 6 a.m. Experiment.

The Scent of Bedtime

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

The scent of lavender has long been associated with bedtime and a better night's sleep. John Parkinson, a 17th-century London apothecary believed that...

10 Unexpected Things That Can Ruin Your Sleep

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Karen Borsari for Life by DailyBurn You've heard it all before: Don't watch TV or use the computer in bed. Have your last cup of coffee at noon....

Good News on the Alzheimer's Prevention Front

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

If you're like most of the people surveyed in a recent poll revealed by AARP, you're concerned about getting Alzheimer's disease. If so, then you're probably ready for some good news about keeping your brain sharp as you age.

The 5 Rules Of Better, Deeper Sleep

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Nicole Catanese You may think your sleep routine is as simple as PJs on, lights out, but really, most of us are not sleeping correctly. And wh...

How to Manufacture the Best Night of Sleep in Your Life

Mark Sisson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

Ah, sleep: is there anything quite like it? So easily discarded and discounted when nighttime attractions present themselves and yet so dearly missed and pined after the next morning. So how do you get one? What would a day of optimal sleep promotion look like?

Nataly Kogan: Happier and The Huffington Post Challenge You to Give Back, Take Time for Yourself and Get Creative!

Nataly Kogan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Nataly Kogan

Studies have shown that people who practice kindness and help others see an increase in their own happiness

3 New Ways Kirtan Kriya Helps Keep Your Brain Sharp

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

For the past 12 years, the ARPF has organized, helped design, and fund innovative research on a simple 12-minute singing yoga meditation called Kirtan Kriya (KK). This work has specifically focused on reducing risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and the enhancement of total brain fitness.

Why We Need To Shift Our Perspective On Sleep

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

More often than not, sleep tips oversimplify, overgeneralize and perhaps most importantly, overlook the deeper truths about sleep. As the term "tip" implies, sleep tips do not address the roots of our sleep concerns.

Why Do Women Prefer Sleep Over Sex?

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

The Better Sleep Council reports that 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. Why is this? One reason may be that it's not so much that women are looking to avoid intimacy, they're just not seeing it as valuable as sleep.