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Lack of Sleep

Sleep is a Weapon: The Military Power of Sleep

Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.) | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.)

Military commanders must think of sleep as a weapon that they can deploy. This means that the decision maker must be afforded the opportunity to gain sufficient rest. Rested commanders are the best commanders.

Side Effects of Inconsistent Sleep

Nadia Khalil | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nadia Khalil

Establishing a better sleeping routine is key. No matter how fit you are, how healthy your diet is, how well you manage your stress, if you are not engaging in a steady sleep regimen the effects are very detrimental to your health.

Pissed Off From A Lack of Sleep? You Might Be 'Slangry'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Millennials seem to have a knack for embracing slang words to describe their inner thoughts (think: "bae," "on fleek" and "hundo p.") And added to the...

An Artist Inspires Much-Needed Calm

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Mariotti

One Sunday night a rainbow burst Through a child's bedroom wall Freeing all the Dream Painters Like a magic waterfall. fro...

Poor Sleep May Actually Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.06.2016 | Fifty

Numerous studies have tied sleep to Alzheimer's disease, but the link hasn't yet been well-defined. Now a new study led by Oregon Health and Science U...

Can't Sleep? Yoga Breathing Is Your Secret Weapon

Ed Harrold | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed Harrold

Guess what is the no. 1 symptom of stress my clients are complaining about? Maybe the title of the article gave you a hint but yes, it's lack of sleep. Falling right on the heels of this is a lack of energy and fatigue. Well, if you can't sleep, these would certainly be a consequence.

Has Your Family Suffered From the Bed-Rotation Syndrome?

Paola Espinel | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Paola Espinel

Well, there is a high chance that if you have little kids at home your family has experienced this at some point of your life as a parent. When children are young most parents suffer sleep deprivation to some degree.

The Surprising Thing That Could Be Making You Fat And Sick

Posted 08.01.2015 | Dr. Phil

It’s the public health crisis that rivals obesity and smoking, affecting more than 25 percent of the U.S. population, and killing thousands in the b...

25 Signs You're A Sleep-Deprived Parent

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

Whenever people ask what you want for Christmas/your birthday/your anniversary/Monday, your first response is "sleep." When that earns you a laugh, you begrudgingly accept gift cards for coffee.

Not Gonna Do It

Heather Evers | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Heather Evers

I hate mornings. I don't mean in a cute, Kathy cartoon kind of way, either. I mean I really hate them.

Healthy Makes Happy: 5 New Year's Resolutions for a Healthier Life and a Happy 2015

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

As the calendar turns to New Year 2015, what resolutions should you make to get healthier and happier in the next 12 months? Here is what I recommend to my patients, family and friends.

5 Ways Your Job Is Ruining Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

It's one thing to feel excited by weekend plans, and another entirely to feel pure, unadulterated relief when Friday finally rolls around and you get ...

Here's Why Everyone Should Embrace Workplace Napping Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Although it's certainly advised that you power down devices an hour before bed, escort them out of the bedroom and log a solid seven to eight hours ev...

How Too Little Sleep Affects Us At Every Age

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living

As an adult, you're used to the tell-tale signs of getting too little sleep: You're famished, emotional and in serious need of caffeine. But it tur...

Menopause Symptoms - Trick or Treat?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

You may have Freddy Krueger-style cramps, or no discomfort whatsoever. Just as women's periods differ greatly before menopause, their menses symptoms will differ greatly during perimenopause and menopause.

How A Lack Of Sleep Can Drain Your Wallet

Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Geoff Williams for U.S. News Proud that you're awake at all hours and still functioning normally? It may be costing you. The arguments for a ...

Soccer Fan Dies After Staying Up 48 Hours To Watch The World Cup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

How dangerous are the effects of sleep deprivation? In some cases, it might be deadly. One Chinese soccer fan died from a stroke after watching Wo...

Why We Can't Sleep And What It's Doing To Our Work

Fast Company | Lydia Dishman | Posted 05.05.2014 | World

Admit it. You’ve had days at work where it takes a Herculean effort to stay awake and concentrate. A new study by the Virgin Pulse Institute foun...

This Test Will Tell You If You Need More Sleep

Mashable | Neha Prakash | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation? In a new video from YouTub...

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Fiona Childs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

The effect of Daylight Saving Time clearly indicates that sleep is not a luxury, but rather a necessity impacting our physical health, brain function and safety.

5 Big Discoveries About Personal Effectiveness in 2013

David Rock | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
David Rock

In 2013, we continued to push the boundaries of what we know about ourselves; going boldly into questions no researcher has gone before. Like, what should we do when we need a little lift -- take a run, have a coffee, or grab a beer?

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sleep Cave

Posted 08.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Making just a few changes to your space will practically guarantee you'll sleep better in it. Add Some Color To Your White Nois...

Researchers Present Striking New Hypothesis On Why We Sleep (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet the reasons why we need to are still poorly understood. What we do know is that the brain is highly...

STUDY: Sleep Is More Important For Your Skin Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.25.2013 | Style

Holly Golightly isn't the only gal who needs her beauty rest -- a new study suggests that sleep is much more important to maintaining your glow than y...

Here's Yet Another Important Reason To Get Enough Shut-Eye

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty

For years, studies have showed that a lack of sleep impacts memory and cognitive performance. Now here's another good reason to get enough sleep: s...