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10 Inspirational Ideas for a Peaceful Night's Sleep

Nesrin Everett | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Nesrin Everett

Personally, I'm aware that if I don't get enough sleep, I don't function half as well as when I've slept properly, and that I tend to be moody and irritable. However, when my "sleep tank" is full, I'm happy, creative and a bundle of positive energy!

10 Ways to Help Your Kid Get a Good Night's Sleep

Common Sense Media | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Though the reasons for poor sleep vary, many parents worry that media and technology interfere with bedtime routines and sleep.

My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.27.2015 | Science
Arianna Huffington

Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.

My Q and A With Claire Sexton on How Sleep -- and Lack of Sleep -- Affects Our Brains

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

How does the brain change as we age, and what steps can we take to help our brains stay healthy as time goes by? In answer to my questions, Claire Sexton, a post-doctoral research assistant at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, elaborated on some of her latest scientific findings and offered some tips on how to improve the quality of our sleep.

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you're concerned about that one hour of sleep you lose when the clock springs forward, or whether you simply want to enhance your sleep, fall asleep faster, or improve your physical and mental performance by sleeping better or longer, you're about to discover five important sleep factors most people don't think about, but probably should.

Kids, Sleep and Daylight Saving Time

Sarah Virginia White | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Sarah Virginia White

Those of us who savor our sleep will feel the loss of that single hour, but the early-to-bed, early-to-wake routine will be an especially hard sell to your kids.

Trouble Sleeping? Second Annual Insomnia Awareness Day Is March 9

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

By raising awareness about insomnia, and by letting people know they are not alone and treatment options are available, I hope that people who are suffering will seek help and improve their quality of life. You do not need to let insomnia prevent you from sleeping well.

Too Little Sleep Could Kill You?

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Sleeping more than eight hours has never been proven to be a cause of poor health. A more likely explanation is that excessive sleep could indicate an underlying health problem, like heart disease, diabetes or sleep apnea, which actually do increase your risk of stroke.

9 Tricks To Learn From Super Sleepers

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

The more sleep-deprived among us can take a cue from these super sleepers to get in on the vast benefits of sleeping well. Here's a peek at the smart, surprising habits of great sleepers, plus how the rest of us can copy their moves to a better night's rest.

10 Common Sleep Mistakes You Might Be Making

Benjamin Spall | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Spall

The difference between sleeping well and sleeping poorly can have a huge impact on our morning routine and the overall quality of our day, but for the most part we're unaware of how our pre-bedtime behavior can affect the quality of our nighttime slumber.

The Only Good Option When You Really Can't Sleep

OWN | Posted 04.27.2015 | OWN

You know those nights when you toss and turn, and it feels like you're stuck in a perpetual state of restlessness? When you can't seem to fall asleep,...

My New Year's Resolutions Are Already Old

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

We are only into the first days of January 2015, and I have blown all of my New Year's resolutions. Here is the list I vowed to finalize before the ...

Holiday Gifts for Girl Geeks

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Sherrie Nachman

While there may be a dearth of women in Silicon Valley's C-suite, there is no shortage of women who love high-tech gadgets. To keep those women filled with joy this holiday season, check out these innovative gift ideas for girl geeks. Of course, geeky guys may like them too.

The Night-Light Color That Can Actually Help Foster Sleep

OWN | Posted 11.12.2014 | OWN

Restless sleepers and sleep-deprived parents know better than anyone the precious commodity known as a good night's sleep. Unfortunately for many of u...

Awake at the Wheel: Healthy Sleep Project Launches Campaign to Decrease Avoidable Drowsy Driving-Related Motor Vehicle Accidents

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Healthy sleep is essential to promote optimal alertness behind the wheel and prevent drowsy driving. Stay "Awake at the Wheel" to protect yourself, your passengers and other drivers from avoidable, life-threatening accidents caused by drowsiness.

Dr. Oz Shares His Single Most Important Health Tip

OWN | Posted 11.07.2014 | OWN

In a perfect world, we'd all go to bed at a reasonable hour, wake up after a restorative 8 hours, and hit the gym for an early morning workout. But wh...

How To Finally Overcome Your Sleep Problems

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Sleep has now become a risky business; anxiety and stress are not and have never been favorable conditions for a good night's sleep.

5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

Hari Kalymnios | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Hari Kalymnios

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.

5 Sleep Apnea Risk Factors To Discuss With Your Doctor

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Fortunately, many of the damaging effects of sleep apnea can be stopped, and even reversed, through diagnosis and treatment.

5 Steps To Set Yourself Up For Better Sleep

Linden Schaffer | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

Sure, you know you should be sleeping more hours. That's an easy one. But have you ever stopped to consider that maybe the six hours of sleep you are getting aren't necessarily restful?

A Surprising Reason You Might Be Gaining Weight

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep is largely underrated.

Unmasking Sleep Apnea Treatment

B. Gail Demko, DMD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
B. Gail Demko, DMD

For many sleep apnea sufferers, relief lies far from the mask in an effective alternative treatment called oral appliance therapy.

The Case For Napping On The Job

Liz Wilkes | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Since "sleeping on the job" has long been associated with laziness, I was terrified of being discovered. But because my afternoon naps had such an obvious positive effect on my ability to function in the later hours of the day, I made every effort to sneak them in.

5 Yoga Poses for The Ultimate Night's Sleep

The Active Times | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

News flash: we all love coffee, but there's a difference between casually enjoying a cup of Joe with breakfast in the morning and sprinting to Starbuc...

How Much Sleep Katie Couric, Kenneth Cole And 7 Other Leaders Get At Night

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker and Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

There's a reason why study after study (after study) has shown that getting a good night's sleep is one of the absolute best things you can do for you...