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Sleep Deprivation

Sofa Time Disrupts Sleep Time: Can an Apple Watch Help?

Rakesh Bhattacharjee | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakesh Bhattacharjee

Excessive sitting time reduces physical activity, promoting cardiovascular disease, and excessive sitting also disturbs sleep, which itself promotes cardiovascular disease. Therefore the detrimental effects of inactivity are compounded.

Feeling Anxious Or Depressed? Sleep Deprivation May Be To Blame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Feeling emotionally overwhelmed during times of stress and can't figure out why? Your current sleeping habits might offer some helpful insight. Acc...

The Best Argument Yet For Flexibility At Work: It Leads To More Sleep

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business

When you have more control over when and where you work, you get more sleep.

With Fewer Electronics, This Is How A City Sleeps

Pacific Standard | Gregory Ferenstein | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

Since the invention of the light bulb, humans have drifted further and further from their natural sleep patterns. Artificial light tricks the brain in...

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

Anne Ricci | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Cutting down sugar in your diet may be one of the best actions you can take to improve your health and your weight. Here are four steps to help you cut down sugar in your diet. You'll want to follow the steps in order, except for step four which can be taken whenever you want.

Struggling With High Blood Pressure? Your Sleep May Be To Blame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Looking to lower your blood pressure? Fix your poor sleep habits first, suggests a new study. Mayo Clinic researchers recently set out to find how ...

The Day That Changed My Perspective on Entrepreneurial Success

Tamara Holder | Posted 05.17.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Holder

A short time after I had sat at my desk, I heard a familiar sound, signaling that I had received a new message. It was from my supervisor. We needed to have an impromptu meeting. Assuming it would be nothing but a quick pop in, I immediately headed to that familiar office, took a seat and we got right to it. Thirty minutes later, I was in tears.

7 Tips For Getting More And Better Sleep

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

Are you thinking of staying up for an extra half-hour tonight so you can watch a sitcom or finish that scary vampire novel? The latest research may make you change your mind.

My Q and A With Sleep Expert Helene Emsellem, on the Sleep-Focus Connection

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Helene Emsellem is one of our leading experts on how to understand and treat sleep disorders, especially in adolescents. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on how sleep deprivation affects young people's health, what she's learned in decades of clinical experience, and how sleep is related to diagnoses of ADD and ADHD.

8 Surprising Culprits That Keep You From Falling Asleep

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Fifty to seventy million U.S. adults have trouble sleeping. Avoid these culprits to get a better night's rest. ...

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you're concerned about that one hour of sleep you lose when the clock springs forward, or whether you simply want to enhance your sleep, fall asleep faster, or improve your physical and mental performance by sleeping better or longer, you're about to discover five important sleep factors most people don't think about, but probably should.

Trouble Sleeping? Second Annual Insomnia Awareness Day Is March 9

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

By raising awareness about insomnia, and by letting people know they are not alone and treatment options are available, I hope that people who are suffering will seek help and improve their quality of life. You do not need to let insomnia prevent you from sleeping well.

Too Little Sleep Could Kill You?

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Sleeping more than eight hours has never been proven to be a cause of poor health. A more likely explanation is that excessive sleep could indicate an underlying health problem, like heart disease, diabetes or sleep apnea, which actually do increase your risk of stroke.

Let's Tell The Babies About Sleep Awareness Week

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Melissa Sher

Babies are really the ones who need to learn about Sleep Awareness Week. So, please ... if you know a baby or have a baby or see a baby, tell them to stay in their beds and cribs longer. Tell them they'll be better off in the long run because we, their parents and caregivers, will be better off.

5 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Diet

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Great power lies in a solid night's sleep. Logging those 7-9 hours of shut-eye daily helps us stay mentally sharp, repair damage done to our bodies du...

My Q and A With W. Chris Winter, Sleep Whisperer to Some of the World's Top Athletes

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Perhaps more than any other group, athletes have fully embraced sleep as a performance enhancement tool. Top athletes are, of course, all about results. So there's no better place than the world of sports to see the tangible effects of sleep (including pre-game naps) on performance.

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.

These Are The Sleeping Patterns Of The World's Most Successful People

Business Insider | Joshua Barrie | Posted 02.25.2015 | World

Sleep is a subject of perpetual fascination. Especially when it comes to the sleeping habits of highly successful people. Madetomeasureblinds-uk.co...

Is Health Information That Focuses On Lifestyle Management Helpful?

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

Rekindling the sensory knowledge we were born with is extraordinary difficult to do. Like a language you once spoke fluidly but haven't spoken in decades, it takes a while to become fluent again. But, eventually, you get the groove back. You will never speak a more important language.

10 Common Sleep Mistakes You Might Be Making

Benjamin Spall | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Spall

The difference between sleeping well and sleeping poorly can have a huge impact on our morning routine and the overall quality of our day, but for the most part we're unaware of how our pre-bedtime behavior can affect the quality of our nighttime slumber.

Why Baby Sleep Books Can Suck It

Brandy Ferner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Brandy Ferner

This is going to be a train wreck because I haven't slept in months. So my mind is about as sharp as a Boppy pillow and organizing a cohesive thought is not my strong suit these days. But I need to speak from these depths of exhaustion and bleariness, to give a voice to my fellow sleepless parents and to warn them of the trap that is the baby sleep book.

How Naps Do Your Brain (And Body) Good

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science

Running seriously low on sleep? A nap can not only make you feel better, but can reverse the effects of poor sleep by restoring hormones and proteins ...

Don't Meditate to Cure Exhaustion: Why Women Are Really So Tired

Karen Brody | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

He's in 10th grade now, and my mind thinks: What about life after high school? That's why yoga nidra meditation Is as essential as my toothbrush. It helps clean up emotional debris. And with yoga nidra all I have to do is lie down, do nothing, and surrender.

The 50 Stages Of Sleep Deprivation

Sarah Bregel | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

You feel like you've been through the washing machine at 6 a.m. and want to close your eyes so badly just when you're supposed to be starting your day.

The 5 Types of Tired All Moms Experience

Toni Hammer | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Toni Hammer

I've compiled a list of the different types of tired that affect us parents. What? You didn't know there were different types of tired? In between yawns, give this list a read and let me know if you identify with any of them. Or all of them, like me.