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Insomnia Remedies

10 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Better Sleep

Damiana Corca | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Damiana Corca

Though we are all entirely unique individuals, there are a number of general best practices I like to share with my patients and anybody interested in getting high-quality sleep.

Can't Sit Still? You Are Not Alone

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

It takes effort to push back against the tide of small worries, to-do lists, people to call back, emails piling up as fast as you can delete them. Trying to meditate or to take a few moments out on the porch when full of anxiety can be infuriating. The cart is placed before the horse, and you don't get anywhere at first.

Writers In Bed

Nichole Bernier | Posted 02.02.2014 | Books
Nichole Bernier

Last week I tweeted that I'd fallen asleep in school car line, and at the dentist. The outpouring of empathy from overtired authors who'd fallen asleep in wacky places got me thinking: what is it with writers and sleep issues?

What Not To Do When You Can't Sleep

Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott It happens to everyone -- you've had a full day and feel tired, but when your head hits the pillow, sleep refuses to come....

In Search Of The Caribbean Secret For Perfect Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Lay writings about soursop as a sleep aid are easy to find. In the West Indies, soursop leaves are commonly used as a sedative. In the Netherlands Antilles, the leaves are brewed to make a beverage that enhances sleep. The leaves can also be put into one's pillowcase to enhance sleep.

The Perfect Lullaby Playlist

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Sometimes your anxieties can gnaw at you like a pebble in your shoe. Then the next thing you know they are keeping you awake at night. One possible solution to insomnia is to put together a musical playlist that will work on your mind and body like your own personal lullaby.

Treating Insomnia Without A Pill

Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sally Wadyka for Trouble sleeping through the night can sometimes drive you to the use of intense sleeping aids. Over-the-counter ...

Can't Sleep? A New Method To Stop Counting Sheep

Nancy Deville | Posted 09.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

Think about your car. If you revved it until it was overheated and spewing steam, what would you do? Turn it off and cool it down. We can't sleep because we're amped and hot.

Attention Insomniacs: Keeping A Cool Brain Could Help You Sleep

TIME | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Keeping the brain cool may help people with insomnia to catch more Zs, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine....