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Sleep Deprivation

My Q and A With W. Chris Winter, Sleep Whisperer to Some of the World's Top Athletes

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Perhaps more than any other group, athletes have fully embraced sleep as a performance enhancement tool. Top athletes are, of course, all about results. So there's no better place than the world of sports to see the tangible effects of sleep (including pre-game naps) on performance.

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.

These Are The Sleeping Patterns Of The World's Most Successful People

Business Insider | Joshua Barrie | Posted 02.25.2015 | World

Sleep is a subject of perpetual fascination. Especially when it comes to the sleeping habits of highly successful people. Madetomeasureblinds-uk.co...

Is Health Information That Focuses On Lifestyle Management Helpful?

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

Rekindling the sensory knowledge we were born with is extraordinary difficult to do. Like a language you once spoke fluidly but haven't spoken in decades, it takes a while to become fluent again. But, eventually, you get the groove back. You will never speak a more important language.

10 Common Sleep Mistakes You Might Be Making

Benjamin Spall | Posted 02.20.2015 | 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.

Why Baby Sleep Books Can Suck It

Brandy Ferner | Posted 02.13.2015 | Parents
Brandy Ferner

This is going to be a train wreck because I haven't slept in months. So my mind is about as sharp as a Boppy pillow and organizing a cohesive thought is not my strong suit these days. But I need to speak from these depths of exhaustion and bleariness, to give a voice to my fellow sleepless parents and to warn them of the trap that is the baby sleep book.

How Naps Do Your Brain (And Body) Good

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science

Running seriously low on sleep? A nap can not only make you feel better, but can reverse the effects of poor sleep by restoring hormones and proteins ...

Don't Meditate to Cure Exhaustion: Why Women Are Really So Tired

Karen Brody | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

He's in 10th grade now, and my mind thinks: What about life after high school? That's why yoga nidra meditation Is as essential as my toothbrush. It helps clean up emotional debris. And with yoga nidra all I have to do is lie down, do nothing, and surrender.

The 50 Stages Of Sleep Deprivation

Sarah Bregel | Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

You feel like you've been through the washing machine at 6 a.m. and want to close your eyes so badly just when you're supposed to be starting your day.

The 5 Types of Tired All Moms Experience

Toni Hammer | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents
Toni Hammer

I've compiled a list of the different types of tired that affect us parents. What? You didn't know there were different types of tired? In between yawns, give this list a read and let me know if you identify with any of them. Or all of them, like me.

No Sleep Till Sleep Is a Fundamental Human Right

Frida Berrigan | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Frida Berrigan

Madeline is a binge eater. My teething 10-month-old is nursing half the night. Her preferred position is on her side with me sort of curled around her so that she can sleep/nurse with her hands grabbing my boob and her feet bicycling a mini Tour de France on my belly.

Yagana Shah

Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty

Younger people may pride themselves in their ability to stay up all night and still function the next day, but a new study suggests they rethink their...

3 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

James Clear | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If you want to improve your sleep, there are actually some very simple and practical ways to go about it. I call these strategies the three levers of sleep.

How To Keep Sleepless Nights From Ruining Your Day

AARP Life Reimagined | Sarah Mahoney | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

I’m tired. And I’m in good company: By many estimates, up to 70 percent of the U.S. population is at least a little sleep deprived. And while only...

5 Common Habits That Could Be Hurting You

Maria Losseva-Malho | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Losseva-Malho

We all try to cut corners for the sake of saving some time. Even though it's okay to do with some of the time, there are five things you should NEVER do to save time, since it can jeopardize your health.

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 ...

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.31.2014 | Technology

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious. Reading from a...

A Scientific Case For Starting The Workday At 10 A.M.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science

Sleep deprivation has become a bigger and bigger problem in the U.S., with 40 percent of adults getting less than the recommended seven to nine hours ...

How Meditation Can Help You Get A Good Night's Sleep

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

Meditation takes on many, many forms. It can be deep breathing for a few minutes, singing or listening to soothing music. All in all it is a great tool to ease and calm the mind whatever form you choose to use. I can say personally that meditation was the most effective thing I did that finally got me a good night's sleep.

Yagana Shah

Study Finds Disturbing Link Between Sleep Problems And Dementia

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty

It's bad enough being one of the millions of people suffering from sleep-disturbing conditions like emphysema and sleep apnea, waking up tired or havi...

'Blank Space' Parody Is A Sleep-Deprived Mom's Ode To Coffee

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents

From staying up all night with the baby to those never-ending piles of laundry and dishes, parenting is tough work that results in some serious sleep ...

The Real Reason You're Not Losing Weight

Sam Cannell | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Sam Cannell

Getting enough shut-eye is vital to losing weight and also maintaining optimum health.

How to Get to Sleep Without Trying or Putting in Effort

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

It's 5 a.m. and you've only now dropped off to sleep. You have spent the best part of the night tossing and turning in your bed. Why has it taken un...

Holiday Stress-Less

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

December can reach both sides of the spectrum by being the most exciting and fun month, or the most depressing and lonely. It's the month that peopl...

Thanksgiving and Sleep Deficiency

Stuart F. Quan, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

One of most meaningful holidays for all Americans is Thanksgiving, the last Thursday in November. It is the time when millions of us travel near and f...