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How to Sleep Better

What Are the Trends in the Sleep Industry Today And the Future of Sleep Technology?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The Trend And Future Is In People Wanting To Increase The Sleep Experience Arianna Huffington recently asked Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor q...

How I Get Enough Sleep to Maintain a Healthy, Productive Life

Joel Sandberg, MD | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Sandberg, MD

Sleep is the wonder drug for the feeling of well-being. The CDC reports that insufficient sleep has been linked to the development of chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression. Fatigue from lack of sleep has been compared to being drunk.

Sleep or How Little We Need Has Become a Symbol of Our Prowess

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Most of us fail to make good use of such an invaluable part of our lives. In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite. We think, mistakenly, that ...

Design Tips to Get You a Better Night's Sleep

Rachel Cohen | Posted 10.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Cohen

When it comes to decorating the bedroom, there's one consideration that should outweigh all others: Can you actually sleep in there? Good design takes your breath away, while still letting you breathe a sigh of relief when you tuck in for a good night's sleep.

16 Ways To Beat That Groggy Morning Feeling

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Feeling well-rested is crucial for your happiness and productivity, and a good night's sleep can ensure you're a fun person to be around -- not a mise...

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 09.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common ...

5 Reasons You Keep Waking Up at Night

Prevention | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Bayless, (Photo by: Getty Images) It's 2 am and you're wide awake. Again. What's the deal? First of all, understand that wak...

An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in Science even calculated that for the sleep depri...

Women Are Significantly More Sleep-Deprived Than Men

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

"Women are significantly more sleep-deprived than men," confirms Dr. Michael Breus, author of Beauty Sleep. "They have so many commitments, and slee...

Create a Personal Sleep Revolution and Thrive

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Third metric industries are beginning to take on the science of sleep combining the wisdom of ancient principles with modern technology. This has seen the most innovative companies aligning state-of-the-art wellness products that deal with everyday issues - discomfort, stress, health and well-being.

The 5 Stages Of Your Sleep Cycle

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Long

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?

How Many of Us Know the Secret Behind an Adequate Night's Sleep?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

There's practically no element of our lives that's not improved by getting adequate sleep. And there is no element of life that's not diminished by ...

What Are Circadian Rhythms and What Happens When They're Out of Whack?

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.

Sleep Is the Most Underrated Health Habit

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The most basic shift we can make in redefining success in our lives has to do with our strained relationship with sleep. As Dr. Michael Roize...

10 Ways You Can Make Your Mattress Last Longer

Rosie Osmun | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Mattress lifespan depends on many factors, but following these best practices can help ensure that you enjoy years of healthy sleep and that your investment lasts as long as possible.

The Sleep Paradox: We Need It, But Choose Not To Get It

Stuart F. Quan, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

Adequate amounts of sleep are essential for optimal health. Sleep is inexpensive, does not require a visit to the doctor and has no side effects. If, as individuals and a society, we place more value on obtaining sufficient sleep, we will eventually be healthier, happier and more productive.

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weird News

What happens when you throw different sleeping styles -- and personalities -- into one bed? Or really, any two individual personalities into one of the most intimate and venerable situations we humans experience? It's actually quite fascinating.

Struggling? Try More Sleep!

Pam Howard | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Howard

Do you know anyone who actually sleeps 7 or 8 hours a night regularly? Not many I bet. Let's face it, we are a sleep-deprived nation, which is sad because to feel and be our best a good night's sleep needs to be a priority.

Getting More Sleep Is Easier Said Than Done

Jackie Stroka | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Of course, getting more sleep is easier said than done -- believe me, I know! This is especially true in a culture that's wired and connected 24/7. An...

10 Superfoods That Can Help You Achieve More Restful Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Nutrition and sleep are both hot areas of research right now, and recent studies have found that what we eat affects how we sleep, and that in turn, how we sleep can affect what we eat.

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.

Brava! Watch This Young Girl Play Piano in Her Sleep

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

Sleepwalkers often wander aimlessly when in their somnambulant state. But a young lady in New Zealand had a precise destination in mind: her piano.

Text Alert: The Connection Between Quality Sleep and Quitting Cigarettes

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

The findings suggest that text message-based programs could help improve sleep habits among smokers, which may in turn help them become smoke-free.

The Sleep-Weight Loss Solution

Jackie Stroka | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Weight Loss Begins With a Couple of Eight-Hours Nights of Sleep When I hit the workout machines as part of my morning exercise routine, I was lifti...