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Sleep Deprivation

4 Signs You're Secretly Exhausted

Posted 06.04.2015 | OWN

You may not be nodding off in the middle of the afternoon, but these less-obvious signs could mean that your mind and body are secretly exhausted. ...

Sleep Could Help Stave Off Alzheimer's, According To New Study

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living

We've long known that people with Alzheimer's disease often experience problems with their sleep. But according to a new study from the University of ...

My Q and A With Hush's Daniel Lee on the Intersection of Sleep and Wearable Technology

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Daniel Lee is a co-founder of Hush, the earplugs that block out sleep-disrupting noises while remaining wirelessly connected to your smartphone so you don't sleep through your alarm. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on why such a product is needed, how poor sleep can affect our most important relationships, and the future of wearable technology.

The Link Between Traffic Noise And Weight Gain

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Got a noisy bedroom? You might be at a greater risk for weight gain, according to a new study conducted at the Swedish medical university Karolinska I...

How to Stay Sharp When You're Sleep Deprived

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

After dinner with the kids in bed, you slip into your home office for a few hours of uninterrupted work time. Finally, when the clock strikes midnight, you drop into bed, utterly exhausted.

Redefining Beauty Sleep

Dr. Claudia Aguirre | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Claudia Aguirre

With all the new science regarding the impact of sleep on skin function, I think it's safe to say that the term "beauty sleep" is far more important that it implies.

My Q and A With Work and Family Expert Joan Williams on When Work Becomes a Masculinity Contest

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Joan C. Williams is an expert on matters of work and family and is a Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of the Law. In our conversation she shared her insights on the origins of our culture of sleep one-upmanship, how that culture differs for men and women and how periodically disengaging from work can boost your creativity and efficiency.

The Hotel Collection: How to find the best sheets for the best nights sleep

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World LuxEcoLiving Hotel Le Meurice Paris the ...

A Post-Lunch Nap Can Help You Fight Heat Fatigue

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Sleeping only a few hours at night may increase the risk for physical and mental strain when wo...

Are You Purpose or Money Driven?

Shelley Davidescu | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Shelley Davidescu

Is it just me or do you also notice that every entrepreneur has one thing in common? Business comes first. Before everything else including health.

10 Things Fathers Of Small Children Can Do On Mother's Day That Don't Cost Diddly

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

Make a list of 10 things that make her a remarkable woman and mother. Be really specific. She will probably tape it inside a cabinet somewhere and look at it all year, so make it good. Do the same thing next year, and she will have tons of sweet things to look at when you screw things up.

5 Creative Ways to Score Some Much Needed Sleep

Jill Ginsberg | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy
Jill Ginsberg

Sleep interruptions happen. Especially when you're a mom. That's why we need to find creative ways to score longer bursts of those coveted z's.

7 Signs That You Are A 'Sleep Chaser'

Mama Bean | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Mama Bean

You diligently count night wakings and set your timer for naps, but worse still... you count down the minutes until morning, waving goodbye to chunks of 'lost sleep' as the sun has the nerve to unapologetically rise. Damn the happy birdsong.

5 Tips For Sleeping Better

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

We can't force sleep on ourselves. But we can create the ideal conditions for a long, restful night's sleep, and a comfortable morning wake up.

Stop Telling Students They're Messed Up and Start Doing Something About It

Ross Szabo | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ross Szabo

From age 5, students learn about what they should eat, how much they should exercise, the kinds of diseases/problems that can occur and how they can become stronger. We can easily do the same with mental health.

25 Signs You're A Sleep-Deprived Parent

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

Whenever people ask what you want for Christmas/your birthday/your anniversary/Monday, your first response is "sleep." When that earns you a laugh, you begrudgingly accept gift cards for coffee.

Stand Up for Sleep-Deprived Students

Vicki Abeles | Posted 06.26.2015 | Education
Vicki Abeles

For growing teens, this daily trudge is more than a minor annoyance. Countless studies and medical experts are sounding the alarm (no pun intended): Insufficient sleep is endangering our students' health and learning.

Of Course I'm Stressed, I'm In College

McKenna Bulkley | Posted 06.21.2015 | College
McKenna Bulkley

When my eye started twitching fairly consistently for about week, I was annoyed. I can't be talking to customers or writing an essay if my eye won't stop twitching. The doctor's orders were to "Get more sleep, drink less caffeine, and alleviate stress."

4 Ways Arianna Huffington Changed My Sleep Game

Lindsey Smith | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Smith

So I dedicated a solid month to seeing and understanding how my body had changed and what sleep really does. Here are four things that I've learned...

I Am Sleep Mom

Mama Bean | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Mama Bean

There is comfort in solidarity. There is comfort in not being the only one. Sleep Mom offers a hand and a tired smile, because sisterhood is reassuring.

The Hidden Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Weight Gain

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn Can’t figure out why you’re gaining weight -- or why it’s so difficult to erase those extra pounds? You...

Why I'm Not Letting My Baby Cry It Out

Clint Edwards | Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents
Clint Edwards

I'm not saying that parents who let their children cry in the night are doing anything wrong. But what I am saying is that when I hear other parents say, "Your baby would sleep through the night if you let her cry it out," I think to myself, "You may be right, but the thing is, I just can't."

The 15 Painful Stages Of A Tooth's Arrival In Our Home

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 06.06.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

Why must they feel such pain while other kids sprint through teething? Feel sad they feel pain. Feel grateful to have kids to begin with. Feel guilt for feeling any of these feelings. Post something on Facebook about loving motherhood and its many gifts.

10 Inspirational Ideas for a Peaceful Night's Sleep

Nesrin Everett | Posted 06.02.2015 | 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!

The 5 Stages of Being Woken Up Too Early By Your Kids

Bethany Neumeyer | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Bethany Neumeyer

This isn't happening. This IS. NOT. HAPPENING. This is just a horrible dream. It is way too early for them to be awake.