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Sleep Deprivation

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Marina Komarovsky Credit: Shuttershock When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes t...

Your Health Counts on Counting Sheep

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Unfortunately, just as we learn more about sleep's role in our health, we are also learning that we're not getting enough. More than one-third of adults report daytime sleepiness for 15 days or more each month that gets in the way of work, driving and spending time with friends or family.

Are We Sleep-Deprived or Just Darkness-Deprived?

The Conversation US | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

A crucial aspect of the findings of the new study has not been discussed in either the news stories or the paper itself: People in preindustrial societies spend much more time in darkness than people living in the industrialized world.

What Our Perception of Sleep and Dreams Tells Us About Us

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daphne C Spyropoulos

According to Arianna Huffington in On Becoming Fearless, "Insomnia can just be the stubborn refusal of our hyperactive minds to surrender to a tempora...

American Women Are Getting More Sleep Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology

EmbedContent(5628f8fee4b0443bb562db43,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) It's hardly news that most people aren't logging enough sleep time. But new data indicate...

To Sleep, Perchance to Feel Rested

Tom Allon | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Allon

Sleep, which occupies more than one-third of our lives, has been relegated to a quiet corner of mystery, like a far-off celestial planet that shines bright but appears too far off to really ponder or try to fully understand.

Why Working 140 Hours a Week Won't Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Harry Red | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Harry Red

No way, they tell you. You can't take an afternoon off and go for a hike in the woods. You've got to work 20 hours a day, every day, no exceptions. Can't do it? Then this isn't your game. Go find a job instead.

Is Your Late Bedtime Making You Fat?

Details | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living

By Laura Bolt for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) As tempting as it may be to queue up one more episode of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, stealing ...

Why I Don't Mind the Sleep-Deprived, Newborn Stage

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Alessandra Macaluso

I'm reporting live from the depths of the newborn stage: my baby is 12 days old. I can't tell you the weather or time because days and nights are blending together, and I've rarely gone outdoors. I don't know when I've showered, or the last thing I ate, or where my slippers or sanity are hiding. But there's something that I'm finding particularly strange: I currently don't mind the sleep deprived, newborn stage.

Lessons Learned From Trends In Insufficient Sleep Across The United States

Rosie Osmun | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

While awareness of healthier sleep habits and the benefits of rest has been growing due to increased research and public health campaigns, trends still show many people of all ages simply aren't sleeping enough.

I Got My 8 Hours in -- Did You?

Pat Wadors | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Pat Wadors

What I found to be true for me is that without a good night's rest, I was more emotional, less resilient, less focused, had loss of memory and was more impatient. Just grumpy. That made my day super long and I was someone who wasn't as pleasant to be around. As a leader -- that's not a good thing.

7 Simple Sleep Hacks To Make You Wake Up More Energized

Thrillist | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living

If the amount of caffeine you need to wake up in the morning is approximately "all of it," you're not getting the quality, restorative sleep that seems to belong exclusively to babies and dead people. Thankfully, as with so many other life problems, there's a hack for that.

4 Ways To Get Energized Without Caffeine

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Rather than give in to your cold brew cravings, try these easy mental tricks next time you're nodding off in front of an Excel spreadsheet.

The Importance Of Sleeping Your Way To The Top

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Sleep, and sleep some more. Give in to a bedroom that beckons. Peel back the layers of your bed, one luxurious sheet and comforter at a time, and sleep your overworked soul to the top.

5 Ways To Get Rid of Insomnia (Without Taking Drugs)

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Meagan Drillinger Credit: Shutterstock Listen, we can't lie to you. Sleep drugs are fantastic. Ambien, Lunesta... even regular old Advil PM. Th...

9 Signs You're Exhausted And Need More Sleep

Well+GOOD | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living

If you couldn't tell already...

Yes, Sometimes I Drive Around Town to Get My Kids to Sleep

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

When my kids are scratch-out-their-eyes tired yet are running around wildly... I scoop them up and buckle them into their 5-point-harnessed car seats of tranquility. Then we drive around town until they fall faaaaast asleep.* AND. I. LOVE. IT.

5 Reasons You Keep Waking Up at Night

Prevention | Posted 10.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Bayless, (Photo by: Getty Images) It's 2 am and you're wide awake. Again. What's the deal? First of all, understand th...

This Is The Number One Health Problem Soldiers Face

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

What's the most wide-spread health issue plaguing members of the military? While post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries and depressi...

Sleep May Be One Of Our Most Powerful 'Antibiotics'

Rakesh Bhattacharjee | Posted 09.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakesh Bhattacharjee

The evidence thus far seems to strongly suggest that inadequate sleep duration increases the likelihood of becoming ill following an infection and hinders our body's ability to fight infection. Conversely, getting enough sleep may be one of our most powerful antibiotics to keep us healthy.

Why I Quit A Madison Avenue Career And Never Looked Back

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 09.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Away from the incessant "all work and no play" mindset that often pervades the corporate world, I'm still able to pursue my passions, pay my bills, take vacations and explore the world around me -- without sacrificing my health. That's how it should be, no matter where you work.

These Are The Crucial Lessons We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.20.2016 | Parents

How will the quality of your child's nighttime rest affect how she fares socially, emotionally and academically? Science says sleep plays a bigger role than we ever knew.

Why Two Kids Is More Than Twice As Hard As One

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.30.2015 | Parents
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

No work experience -- not even a grueling medical internship -- prepares you for this. Hubris quickly becomes the enemy.

15 Science-Backed Ways To Fall Asleep Faster | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Can’t sleep? Join the club. Insomnia affects almost half of U.S. adults 60 and older, says theNational Institutes of Health. Unl...

The Parenting Cliché I Cannot Stand

Rachel Farrell | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Rachel Farrell

Yes, I know, and I agree: Motherhood is precious. Babies are miracles. Time goes too fast. The days are long, but the years are short. But here's what people don't get: I can enjoy my baby and still wish he would sleep.