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Night Owl

7 Good Reasons To Stay Sleepless: Insomnia And Secondary Gain

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

More often than not, treating insomnia calls for examining and changing lifestyle patterns. You'll find that what you need for better sleep is exactly what you need for a happier and healthier waking life. Consider getting help from a knowledgeable sleep therapist or coach, if needed.

8 Reasons Why I Wake Up With The Sun

Celia Kaye | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

Yes, I am still in my twenties and I live in a city where a night out starts around midnight. But by midnight on a Friday, after a standard week of the sunrise doubling as my alarm clock, I'm tired. Here are a few reasons why "early to bed, early to rise" works best for me.

A Night Alarm: Hey You, Go to Bed!

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Caroline Bell

One great thing about owning a smartphone is having the ability to have multiple alarms set on any given day. Most people have alarms to wake themselves up in the morning, but do people use alarms to alert them to report to bed?

13 Products That Truly Understand Your Morning Struggle

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

Being a morning person means waking up at the first alarm, exercising in the wee hours of dawn and having a cheerful disposition even before a cup of ...

Night Owl Tendencies May Affect More Than Just Your Sleep Quality

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news, night owls: You may appear to be more creative and boast higher IQ scores, but your off-kilter sleep cycle may be putting you at increased r...

The Hidden Brilliance Of Late Risers

Benjamin Spall | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Spall

The undeserved "lazy" stigma given to night owls comes about due to the early birds of the world never seeing you at your most productive because, ironically, they're often fast asleep by the time you get going.

What We Can Learn About Sleep Schedules From A Rural Town In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living

How early would you wake up every morning if you didn't have a modern office job? If your work involves more computer screens than plots of land, ...

The Outcome Of The Super Bowl Could Depend On Whether The Players Are Night Owls Or Early Birds

Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Tanya Lewis Published: 01/30/2015 09:38 AM EST on LiveScience Football fans, take note: The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with...

What Your Sleep Schedule Says About You

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.11.2014 | Science

Whether you're a night owl or a morning person, your sleep habits reveal a lot about you--from your personality to the structure of your brain and eve...

How This Night Owl Copes In An Early Bird's World

Jo Laird | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

You take your day to bed with you every night. Make sure it's company that will help you wake refreshed.

The Night Owl's Guide To The Perfect Morning

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we heap a lot of praise on so-called morning people, but there’s nothing wrong with being a night owl. Many of history’s most creati...

Diary of a Depressed Night Owl: The Search for Happiness Late Into the Evening

Nick Norton | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Nick Norton

As a night owl myself, I've noticed how my moods are sometimes affected the later I stay up. Nights can be exciting moments of creativity or a depressing slog into the next day. I wanted to find out -- what can I do to be a happy night owl?

Night Owls May Have A Harder Time Sticking To An Exercise Routine

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living

There may be some truth to the stereotype of a morning person jumping out of bed, ready to hit the road running. Night owls seem to have a harder time...

The Biological Reason You're A Night Owl Or An Early Bird

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If our preferences for sleep and wake times are strongly influenced by genetics and biology, what are we to do when faced with inclinations that don't match up with the demands and responsibilities of our lives?

Advice For The Night Owl Dreaming Of An Earlier Bedtime

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This case illustrates that sleep hygiene guidelines and non-specific treatment (general psychotherapy) are not typically effective in treating sleep disorders. Sometimes other sleep disorders such as a circadian rhythm disorder can masquerade as insomnia.

Early Bird Or Night Owl? It's In Your Genes

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Are you a lark, someone who likes being up and active in the early morning? Or are you a night owl, someone who tends to wake later and perhaps gains energy and focus as the day progresses, someone who likes to work (and play) in the evening hours?

'My Mind Seems to Wake Up When It Is Time to Sleep!'

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

People with delayed sleep phase feel sleepy much later in the night and need to sleep in to get sufficient sleep. As a result, they often suffer the effects of chronic lack of sleep, since most people have commitmernts to fulfill -- such as being in school or at work -- in the morning.

Who's Happier: Morning People Or Night Owls?

Posted 06.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/11/2012 02:56 PM EDT on LiveScience Night owls often wake up for work or school with ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Your Sleep Types Compatible?

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Insomniacs, cover hogs and night owls, oh my! While most love stories end with the 'happily ever after' of blissful cohabitation, the reality is th...

Is It Possible To Re-Set Your Biological Clock?

Hyungsoo Kim | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Hyungsoo Kim

Our biological clocks are stubborn creatures -- they don't like change. Because of our busy schedules and our constant exposure to light, our body clocks are often caught in a vicious, out-of-sync cycle.

The Lark Vs. The Owl: Ingrained Sleep Patterns

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

Owls tend to envy larks, though, especially when they hear about their counterparts who can rise before the sun and get half a day's work done before much of the world eats breakfast.

9 Ways To Make Waking Up Just A Little Easier

Newsweek | Temma Ehrenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows just how hard it can be to get up some mornings (like this one...) and for the night owls out there, it can be that much harder. Newsw...