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Sleep Deprivation

4 Ways Your Teeth Can Affect Your Sleep

Mark Burhenne | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Burhenne

The next time you're brushing your teeth, take a look in the mirror for these 4 clues that teeth give about the quality of your sleep breathing:

Parents Share The Embarrassing Things They've Done While Sleep-Deprived

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.23.2016 | Parents

Consistently getting a full night of sleep is merely a pipe dream for new parents, so the sleep deprivation struggle is real. In this video from Women...

The Race Without a Finish Line -- From 'Busy-ness' to 'Busy-less'

Kasia Jamroz | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kasia Jamroz

Being busy has nothing to do with being productive. It actually shields our dodging of important yet very uncomfortable actions. It restricts professional performance and limits mental capacity by compromising decision-making processes and letting our impulses loose. Although being busy can make us feel more alive, the state itself is not sustainable in the long term.

Why My Baby Monitor Is Keeping Me From Sleep

Shea Curry | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Shea Curry

Let's face it, our parents didn't have baby monitors. They assumed we were ok if they didn't hear us screaming. But for our generation of baby monitors and spy cameras for nannies, we couldn't imagine not being able to see our precious ones every second of their existence. It's kind of crazy actually.

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?

How Drowsy Driving Changed My Life...

Marian Berkowitz | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Marian Berkowitz

It's hard to explain how it feels to suddenly lose a family member at a young age. My brother Jim was energetic, fun, loved school, and had lots of friends. Jim drove regularly just as many of us do, careful to wear seatbelts, avoid speeding, using mirrors to check other nearby drivers, etc.

10 Reasons Why Every HR Department Should Invest In Sleep

Christine Hansen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Christine Hansen

"Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber." What a beautiful way of describing sleep. The quote above was written by the bard himself. Unfortunatel...

Arianna Huffington's Advice for Modern Distractions and The Sleep Revolution

Pedram Shojai | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Pedram Shojai

I was fortunate enough to sit down with Arianna Huffington for an extended interview to discuss the #SleepRevolution. She was able to expand on her personal experience with sleep deprivation and explained how prioritizing sleep will benefit your education, work, and social life.

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Dr. Larry Rosen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Rosen

Sadly, most children, teens and adults are not getting close to the recommended night's sleep and you can see this clearly in futile attempts to sleep in on the weekends to pay off our mounting "sleep debt."

Eerie Video Project Nails What It Feels Like To Be Sleep Deprived

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Tram Stop from Kevin McGloughlin on Vimeo. Science tells us sleep deprivation has drastic effects on the body, from changing your metabolism to ...

Sleep-Deprived Driver Sentenced To 2 Years In Jail

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

A Dublin man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a 2014 car accident that killed a woman and injured her baby. The judge said he wanted to s...

A New Prescription for Sleepless Americans: Take Advice Not a Pill

Wendy Troxel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

The ACP's recently published guidelines recommend doctors put aside their prescription pads in favor of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the most effective and safest treatment.

Moms Lose Up To 9 Hours Of Sleep Every Week

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Here's another reason to take a minute to appreciate everything your mom's sacrificed for you this Mother's Day: Her sleep. Not that anyone who’s p...

Turning Sleep Deprivation Into The Sleep Revolution

Essi AMEYI | Posted 05.09.2016 | College

Remember, those who have good sleep habits are the sturdiest ones. Challenge yourself to sleep seven to nine hours every night.

Sleep Tips From A Police Psychologist

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

A great deal of people suffer from sleep deprivation, either self-induced or organically. There are a few simple things that we can do to improve our ability to achieve a better night's sleep.

Help Donald Trump Get the Sleep He So Desperately Needs

Ellen Moyer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Moyer, Ph.D.

Now, if only this practice of baths and adequate sleep would go viral, spreading relaxation, reason, and calm throughout the land....

What the How-To Blog Posts Don't Tell You About Sleep

Christine Hansen | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Hansen

My point is that if you are serious about changing your sleep, there is most definitely an answer. But you have to make a commitment though to be willing to find the root of your challenges and to face them and work with them.

Now It Can Be Told

Marilyn Berger | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Berger

So I want to declare here and now that I am an Olympic sleeper, surely deserving of a gold medal, and, thanks to Arianna, I can say it out loud and repeatedly.

The Sleep Revolution College Tour Comes To Boston College

Michelle Peffen | Posted 05.06.2016 | College
Michelle Peffen

As college students, we are in a constant state of exhaustion. We push ourselves very hard academically and we do not help ourselves by getting so little sleep.

Alexander Hamilton: Father of American Banking and American Burnout

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

On Tuesday, the musical Hamilton was nominated for a record 16 Tony awards. And three weeks ago, its creator and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, won the Pulitzer Prize. And it's all, of course, richly deserved. But one angle of the saga of Hamilton, both on-stage and off, that has not been commented on is how it shows the value of time off. Alexander Hamilton wasn't just the subject of our country's first sex scandal. He was perhaps also our first fully documented case -- and the founding father -- of political burnout. And one of the biggest takeaways from the musical, for me, is this question: If the hard-driving Hamilton had given himself the time he needed to recharge, how much better -- and longer -- would he have been able to serve the adopted country he loved so much?

Sleep Is The Component You're Missing For Improved Mental Health

Eryn Cooper | Posted 05.05.2016 | College
Eryn Cooper

The habits we set in college are habits that may follow us for much of our lives. If you are depriving yourself of sleep now, you could suffer from sleep deprivation for years to come. And the long-term effects of sleep deprivation can cost you your mental health.

The Sleep Revolution Visits Harvard University

Corinne Bain | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Corinne Bain

This April, I brought the Sleep Revolution College Tour to Harvard. The attention that my event received on social media revealed Harvard students' interest in the sleep culture on campus.

Hello Anxiety, My Old Friend

Ishan Patel | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ishan Patel

We need to realize that sleep plays a huge role in our productivity, and is a major key to a successful future. I strongly encourage all of you to get a good night's sleep, otherwise sleep deprivation may just strip you of your sanity, and turn you into an anxious sociopath.

7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early

Amy Morin | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few hours of sleep today can have serious consequences tomorrow. Here are seven reasons why the most productive people go to bed early:

To Sleep Train Or Not To Sleep Train, That is the (Ongoing) Question

Whitney Roban | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Whitney Roban

As a Pediatric Sleep Specialist, I am often confronted by parents with the question of whether they should sleep train their children. These parents ...