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Sleep Deprivation

Sleeping Your Way to the Top: An Interview With Motokuni Takaoka

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Motokuni Takaoka, the founder, President and CEO of airweave, the leading manufacturers of premium bedding toppers, is one of the most innovative en...

This Is Your Body On 0 Hours Of Sleep

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living

It's pretty straight forward: Sleep deprivation is really bad for you.  But even if you don't pull all-nighters, chronically getting...

Sleep and Breast Cancer Health

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

For those dealing with breast cancer, it is apparent that so much of our recovery and perhaps even our long-term outcomes depend on what is happening in the bedroom at night.

Has Your Family Suffered From the Bed-Rotation Syndrome?

Paola Espinel | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Paola Espinel

Well, there is a high chance that if you have little kids at home your family has experienced this at some point of your life as a parent. When children are young most parents suffer sleep deprivation to some degree.

Even My Fantasies are Tired and Crazy

Gail Cornwall | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Gail Cornwall

When a combination of drowsiness and alcohol unleashes my subconscious, I picture myself lying in a hospital bed, tubes and machines everywhere -- though none touching my serene, gorgeously-proportioned body.

You Don't Need More Exercise -- You Need More Sleep First

Fabian Markl | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Fabian Markl

In any endeavor, weight loss, building muscle, learning something new, preparing for a test or a speech, flying a plane -- almost anything you can think of -- the person who slept enough will perform at their highest levels and get maximum results.

Should I Sleep More or Should I Sleep Less?

Kristen Knutson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Knutson

As it turns out, using hunter-gatherers to define what is "healthy" has some limitations.

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

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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...