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Jet Lag Tips

How to Avoid Jet Lag: Lifestyle Tricks That Work

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Nauseated, exhausted, disoriented, confused: Not the vibe of a glamorous jet-setter. Jet lag can be a serious downer in the first few days of your big international trip. Solution: Try these diet and exercise tips to reduce the severity and duration of your symptoms.

8 Ways to Fight Jet Lag on Your Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've spent months comparing itineraries, cabin types and shore excursions, and now, you're ready for the international cruise of a lifetime. But if you're cruising abroad, you could lose precious vacation time to travel sleepiness.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Coping With Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows that jet lag feeling: You're groggy at dinner, but unable to sleep at night; you can't muster hunger at socially appropriate times and ...

How To Fight Jet Lag

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Light is one of the biggest influences on your body's natural clock, so use natural light and sunshades to your advantage. Regulating light exposure can help you feel better and adjust faster. But it's not as simple as being in the light during the day and in the dark at night, at least not initially. You need to know your east from your west.

15 Not-So-Obvious Ways To Cure Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

Astonishing truth: Wearing sunglasses inside is a way to cure jet lag. So is exposing yourself to the outdoors in the afternoon. We already know we...

5 Ways To Make Long-Haul Flights That Much Easier

Tracy Christoph | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

Transcontinental flights can be trying for even the most seasoned traveler. From spending six hours in the same spot to adjusting to new time zones, preparing for a long-haul trip is important to make sure your travel is as pleasant and as comfortable as possible

A Frequent Flier's Guide To Beating Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

Jet lag. We all experience it and we all hate it. And we all want to find a way to beat it. Leave it to the folks at Icelandair, who surveyed 1,00...

Pre-Travel Prep: 5 Healthy Ways to Kick Off a Long Flight

Linden Schaffer | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

Next time you're set to travel across time zones, try incorporating these five tips into your pre-travel prep and feel the difference they can make.

4 Tips for Getting Over Jet Lag | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

If you have an overnight flight, make falling asleep in flight as easy as possible. Pack earplugs, an eye mask, a travel pillow, and your most snooze-worthy book to ensure you'll get some shut-eye.

Tips for Traveling With Kids

Red Room | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Red Room

When I share with my friends the amount of travel I have done with my kids they are always surprised. I have many friends who just refuse to travel. Even with young kids, it can be done easily and well. And they will be grateful to you forever for the gift of travel.

Beat Jet Lag

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I can't sleep on planes -- at least, not in coach. So I work on my laptop throughout the flight and then, upon arrival, shut off the laptop and make the rest of the day about getting outdoor exercise and sunlight. I usually walk around all day, sightseeing, and don't stop moving till 7 p.m.

Tips To Getting Over Jet Lag, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

When Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo, we discussed some tactics for avoiding jet...

Long-haul Flights and Tuning Your Time Zone Tolerance

Chris Lopinto | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Here are a few strategies and tips for securing the best value on your airline ticket, preparing for time zone shock, and some mind and body exercises you can do while flying.

The Ultimate Trick for Beating Jet Lag

Michael Neill | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

People often ask me how I handle jet lag, as I travel between time zones, countries, and even continents on a semi-regular basis. I've tried any number of "Jedi mind tricks" over the years, and there are a few that seem to work pretty consistently:

4 Ways To Beat Jet Lag Before it Beats You

Christine Drinan | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

Just say "Om" -- breathing exercises and downward dogs will get you in a positive mental state.

Fighting Family Jet Lag Through the Holidays

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.06.2012 | Parents
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Let's face it, as adults we don't always weather these changes particularly well, so it's no surprise that our kids don't handle jet lag with ease and good humor. The good news is there are a number of things you can do to prepare them.

Jet Through Jet Lag

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The anticipation of taking a time-out and getting away from the rigors of daily life can be exhilarating ... until you get to your destination feeling tired, tense and touchy, thanks to jet lag.

Who Put the Lag in Jet Lag? Tips to Overcome

Janet Kinosian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

There are new planes being developed that cater to those of us with difficult jet-lag and sleep issues, but until they become widely - and affordably - available, it's up to us to get the good and necessary shut-eye.

How To Beat Jet Lag | Jennifer Murphy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Interrupted sleep, irritability, disorientation, lack of motivation--these are only a few of jet lag's symptoms, and even the most seasoned travelers ...