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Sleep Deprivation

Maybe This Is How It Begins

Christine Skoutelas | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Christine Skoutelas

She grabbed my hand and squeezed it hard enough to stop the blood from flowing to my fingertip, and it must have caused an unnatural backflow of blood surging towards my chest, because even when I wanted to be mad at her for not letting me rest, somehow she managed to lift me up out of my horrific mood.

This Is Your Body On Sleep Deprivation

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Missing out on sleep won't just leave you groggy the next day. Over time, sleep deprivation can start to mess with nearly every system in your body, which can put your health and well-being at risk.

The Worst Things You Can Do For Your Sleep

Posted 07.01.2015 | OWN

Skip a few no-nos that may be sabotaging your sleep for deeper, more refreshing slumber, starting tonight. By Christie Aschwanden @m...

How Sleep Loss Can Lead to Weight Gain

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

It’s pretty well known that exercise can help you drop a few pounds. But did you know that a good night’s sleep will prevent you from gai...

Tips for Parents: Getting Kids to Sleep

Sarah Kupferschmidt | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Sarah Kupferschmidt

According to sleep experts a 7-12 year old should be getting approximately 10-11 hours of sleep every night. Unfortunately there are many children, and even more children with autism, that are simply not getting anywhere near enough sleep.

5 Mistakes That Might Be Preventing You From Losing Weight

Anne Ricci | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

To be able to lose the weight for good, it's important to understand that both well-intentioned diet advice as well as lifestyle habits can really hinder your success, sometimes on a very subtle level.

Vacations: More Than Meets the Eye

Susie Wolbe | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Vacations have been proven to alleviate perceived job stress and burnout. However, not all vacations are equal; how vacations are structured significantly impact health-related outcomes. Before taking that next vacation, it might be a good idea to focus on these specific areas:

Poor Sleep Can Harm Your Heart Health, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news for those who don't catch enough Z's on a nightly basis: Poor sleep increases the likelihood that you'll suffer a heart attack or stroke. ...

Are You Sleep Deprived? We Want To Know Why

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Do you feel like this little guy during every work meeting, no matter the time of day? Are you constantly wishing it was nap time, no matter ho...

Artist's Surreal Photo Series Captures Her Struggle With Insomnia

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Photographer Jenna Martin has had a lifelong battle with sleep. The result? A series of stunning, surreal photographs that document how she sees the w...

Here's What Just One Bad Night's Sleep Can Do To You

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.13.2015 | Fifty

For years, studies have linked lack of sleep with poorer cognitive performance. Now there's another good reason to get enough shut-eye: Just one bad ...

4 Signs You're Secretly Exhausted

Posted 11.26.2015 | 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.