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Importance of Sleep

Why Your Doctor Should Be Talking To You About Sleep

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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To Be A Leader, First You Have To Sleep Like One. Here's How

Shelly Ibach | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Shelly Ibach

Today we are encouraged to live every part of our waking lives to the fullest and get by with as little time as possible devoted to sleep. People who claim to need only a few hours of sleep each night are envied, even admired. Sleep is often treated as wasted time, and those who get a full night of Zs are considered old-fashioned, or even lazy.

It's Nap Time!

Jolene Varley Handy | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Jolene Varley Handy

Sleep and nap well. It's important. The world will still be waiting when you awake refreshed and poised for a truly successful life.

Why Stanford Is Training Teens To Preach The Importance Of Sleep

The 74 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living

The74Million.org is a non-profit education news site, devoted to telling the stories of schools, teachers, parents and America's 74 million kids. Acc...

Why This Company Banned Email On Weekends And Company Holidays

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Learning how to balance work and life is a top priority at Vynamic, a health care consulting firm based in Philadelphia. It's so important that the co...

Why It's Impossible To Focus When You Haven't Slept

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2016 | Science

We all know how difficult it is to pay attention at work -- or to get anything done, for that matter -- after a night of bad sleep. It should come as...

Marriott CEO: Stop Applauding People Who Boast About Not Sleeping

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.24.2016 | Business

Arne Sorenson gets seven-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, and he's proud of it. In a Friday interview with The Huffington Post's Jo Confino at th...

What Your Brain Is Really Doing When You Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Getting the right amount of sleep is not only crucial to our well-being, it's also paramount to our survival. Sleep has become a major field of study...

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About Sleep In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Arianna Huffington has shared the big idea that she thinks will define 2016 -- and it's probably not what you would expect. "Sleep. That's right, sle...

Scientific American's October Issue Highlights Importance Of Sleep

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.18.2015 | Science

There's been a major resurgence of interest lately in sleep -- a subject that has long proved elusive to scientists -- in both the medical world and t...

Teens Aren't Getting Enough Sleep And Schools Are Partly To Blame

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Most kids are severely sleep deprived, and early school starting times aren't helping. Across the country, only 17.7 percent of middle and high school...

4 Ways Arianna Huffington Changed My Sleep Game

Lindsey Smith | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Smith

So I dedicated a solid month to seeing and understanding how my body had changed and what sleep really does. Here are four things that I've learned...

It's National Napping Day. Take A Cue From These Political Figures And Catch Some Zzz's When You Can.

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

Today is National Napping Day, and here at HuffPost, we know the importance of sleeping your way to the top. Clearly, some big names in the politic...

Jillian Berman

Here's Proof You Don't Have To Sacrifice Sleep To Succeed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business

More people are waking up to the importance of a good night's rest.

Stressed About Your Sleep? This Perspective Could Help

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're like 48 percent of Americans, you're familiar with insomnia: the tossing and turning, the racing thoughts, the anxiety over how tired you'll...

How A 17-Year-Old Gave Her School A Big Wake-Up Call

Posted 08.13.2014 | Teen

Jilly Dos Santos, 17, convinced her school to push its start time back so students could get more sleep -- and other schools are following her lead. F...

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...

Sleep Gives You Something Else to Worry About

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Who would have thought that sleep would become the next crisis in our lives?

The One Thing That Helps This Hollywood Actress Tackle Her Busy Schedule

Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living

With premieres, press interviews, a music career, filming and making time to see her friends and family, it's a wonder how actress Emmy Rossum gets it...

No One Admires Your 60 Hour Work Week

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I only work about 40-45 hours a week.

Should We Blame the Engineer for Falling Asleep at the Train Controls?

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

When employees fall asleep on the job, this should be an indicator that perhaps the work system is scheduled in a manner that is incompatible with circadian processes and sleep needs of employees.

Why Too Little Sleep Makes You Crave This

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

You might be familiar with the unfortunate aftermath of a crappy night's sleep as you sheepishly order a red-velvet doughnut with your morning java. Let's look at seven fat-regulating hormones that become imbalanced with too little sleep and set the stage for fat gain, obesity and disease.

Bret Michaels: The Worst Thing For A Singing Voice Is...

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Singer and songwriter Bret Michaels knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a rockstar -- and he has some surprising advice for hopeful musicia...

Dog And Cat Keeping You Awake At Night? How To Catch Those Elusive Zzz's

Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Marty Becker for Vetstreet Many people can't seem to get a good night's sleep, and they already have stress, caffeine or snoring spouses to ...

Is It Macho to Make Bad Decisions?

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

We train our children, from a very young age, to ignore a feeling of tiredness and work till late at night. They go on to college and all-nighters, consuming caffeine in every conceivable form to stay awake. Working hard equals staying up at night. Right?