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5 Ways Sleep Heals the Brain

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are five ways that sleep helps our brains stay healthy and balanced:

Cool Tech Gadgets for the Bedroom

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Oseye Boyd

(Photo courtesy of Jacopo Romei) Instead of shunning technology in the bedroom, use these modern-day methods to get a good night's sleep. As cellpho...

11 Sleep Tips for Traveling With Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Going from having their own bedrooms to crowding everyone into one bedroom can spell disaster for everyone's sleep. If you plan to stay in a hotel, splurge on a suite to give you some extra living space with a pull out or a crib.

Decorating Your Bedroom With Feng Shui

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Snow

Think the position of your bed, colors in your bedroom or where you hang mirrors have no effect on how well you sleep? Consider these Feng Shui tips f...

A Natural Guide to Overcoming Sleep Issues | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

If you're struggling with sleep issues and traditional advice hasn't made a difference, you might consider visiting a naturopathic doctor or other complementary health care practitioner for natural sleep remedies.

The Dangers of Accumulating Sleep Debt | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Research shows that the majority of people are sleep deprived, resulting in ongoing individual fatigue as well as general health and safety issues.

8 Steps to Great Sleep for Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Once you decide sleep is a priority in your...

Turn Down for What: Sleep Sober for a Good Night of Sleep

Caitlynne Leary | Posted 04.17.2016 | College
Caitlynne Leary

Venture onto a college campus on any given weekend (including finals week) and you'll find students stumbling from one party to the next, visibly intoxicated. Some leave the party early, others don't remember making it back at all.

Find the Best Mattress for a Good Night's Sleep

Tom Lange | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Lange

Once you enter the store and find a potential new bed, kick your shoes off and lie down. Spend a few minutes on your back, your side and your stomach -- however you normally doze off at home. The store's staff won't mind -- in fact, they should encourage it.

Your Alarm Clock May Be The Secret To Better Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

With jobs, school and other responsibilities, waking up by a set time remains a must for the majority of us. So naturally, many people depend on alarm clocks to start the day. But, are they really doing us a favor, or is this reliance on alarm clocks detrimental?

Can You Ever Really Catch Up On Sleep?

Alex Beasley | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Beasley

So rejoice fellow nap-takers and lazy Sunday partakers everywhere! The sleep you lost over the course of the week can be made up, if you're smart about how you pay it off.

Turn a Bedroom Into the Ultimate Sleeping Room

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Staci Giordullo

Sometimes you just want to escape the busyness of the world -- with a nap. We all need sleep, and designing the perfect environment in which to lay your head can do wonders to improve your quality of sleep.

Why Sleep Is So Important For Overall Health | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Sonima's founder, Sonia Jones, sits with Deepak Chopra, M.D., the renowned meditation guru and alternative medicine advocate, to discuss why sleep is so important and how mindfulness and meditation practices can contribute to overall improved sleeping habits.

To Be A Leader, First You Have To Sleep Like One. Here's How

Shelly Ibach | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Shelly Ibach

Today we are encouraged to live every part of our waking lives to the fullest and get by with as little time as possible devoted to sleep. People who claim to need only a few hours of sleep each night are envied, even admired. Sleep is often treated as wasted time, and those who get a full night of Zs are considered old-fashioned, or even lazy.

6 Things a Restful Bedroom Should Have

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Oseye Boyd

Painting bedroom walls in a calming, peaceful color goes a long way toward helping the sleep-deprived gain a good night's sleep, but it's just one piece of the puzzle. To truly create a spa- or Zen-like atmosphere, evaluate the entire room -- all the way down to the linens -- for possible changes.

How to Fall Asleep During the Day

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Staci Giordullo

Getting enough sleep is important to maintain an optimum level of health and sanity. But if you work third shift, or have to clock in at 2 a.m., how can you ensure a good night's sleep during the day?

Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Oseye Boyd

Americans do many things in the bedroom - watch TV, work and exercise - but many of us aren't doing the most important thing we need to do: sleep. Ac...

How Do You Sleep?

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Bruce Snow

Your sleeping position may be causing shoulder and joint pain, and even wrinkles! This infographic originally ran on and is part...

How Your Food Can Help You Sleep

Christine Hansen | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Hansen

The key to having your body in an optimal state for sleep is to eat the right kinds of food and work with your blood sugar levels throughout the day. It's not difficult to implement once you understand how this process works to favor sleep.

Sleep Well to Stay Awake When it Counts

Angie Hicks | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Angie Hicks

While most of us may not always literally get to sleep, we do have an advantage of pursuing sleep at night. But what about plumbers, fire and water restoration experts, tow truck drivers, or others who are on call for 24-hour emergencies...for us? Do they sleep well?

Are Your Exercise Habits Sabotaging Your Sleep? | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Big fitness goals make you want to work extra hard. However, if you find yourself struggling to get quality sleep at night, you may be overtraining.

4 Ways Quality Sleep Supports Healthy Aging | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living

It's easy to feel the short-term benefits of good rest, but science shows that making a habit of sound shut-eye pays dividends years down the road.

Sleep Tips for Seniors

Laura Dixon | Posted 03.06.2016 | Fifty
Laura Dixon

There's something about sweet slumber that can't be replicated by anything else. Sleep is good for your body. It's good for your mind. And according t...

Never Do This If You Want a Good Night's Sleep

Thrillist | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, yet so many people treat it like a luxury, thinking they're just "not good sleepers" when they wake up tired and miserable.

The 10 Best Songs to Help You Fall Asleep Faster | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Don't forget to turn off all notifications (especially social media, emails, and text messages) on your device, and place it facedown so you're not exposed to the blue light, which has been shown to disrupt sleep, Colon warns. Use your device's sleep timer so that the music goes off long after you've arrived in slumberland.