When my first son was born, eight years ago, it seemed like he never slept. Sleep deprivation makes the details fuzzy, and may even exaggerate my ta...
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post in the Facebook group of my graduation class, asking the members if any of them had ever experienced severe sleep deprivation, and if they were willing to share their story with me. Half an hour later, my inbox was full.
How many hours of sleep should I get? How do I sleep better? If all these practices are effective, why aren't college students using them? The answer will surprise you.
Sleep deprivation can result in sleepiness, irritability, mood swings, impaired judgment and increased risk taking. During the campaign, candidates' schedules are packed with appearances, speeches and travel from state to state crossing time zones in the process.
Sleep deprivation is a real issue, and there are a number of consequences for not getting a good night's sleep. Here are a few of them - and steps you can take to try and overcome those sleepless struggles.
There is a persistent and dangerous myth believed by college students across the country: sleep isn't cool.
Opening our eyes to the importance of sleep can go a long way to combat the impact that sleep deprivation is having on individuals across the globe.
If you're struggling with sleep issues and traditional advice hasn't made a difference, you might consider visiting a naturopathic doctor or other complementary health care practitioner for natural sleep remedies.
Letting out a big yawn and rubbing your eyes as you slide into the driver's seat with a large latte -- it doesn't sound like the makings of a deadly car accident. But driving on too little sleep can be just as dangerous as driving with too much alcohol in your system.
Research shows that the majority of people are sleep deprived, resulting in ongoing individual fatigue as well as general health and safety issues.
I finally understood why a good night's sleep should be top of my, and your, to-do list.
Balancing schoolwork, a part-time job and an avid social life with a healthy sleep pattern isn't easy.
It's no secret that busy college students tend to pull all-nighters or sleep less to cram in study time. While I have certainly experienced these barriers to sleep in the past, throughout my college years I have also come to realize how important sleep really is.
With sleep apnea, it's more complicated than practicing meditation, taking Epsom salt baths to relax, using white noise machines, lighting aromatherapy candles, turning off electronics and donning soothing eye masks to create a sound slumber.
The benefits of sleeping naked are many--so many that you owe it to yourself to give it a try. If you're curious how sleeping naked impacts your emotional intelligence over the long term, you can monitor this with an emotional intelligence test.
Once you enter the store and find a potential new bed, kick your shoes off and lie down. Spend a few minutes on your back, your side and your stomach -- however you normally doze off at home. The store's staff won't mind -- in fact, they should encourage it.