These techniques are free, don't involve drugs, and can be done secretly. You've nothing to lose but your stress and irritation. So, which one will you try first?
So listen up, college students. You'll feel more awake during the day if you cut back on your caffeine consumption. Not drinking caffeine past 1 p.m. will greatly improve your sleep quality.
It's easy to feel the short-term benefits of good rest, but science shows that making a habit of sound shut-eye pays dividends years down the road.
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A recent op-ed piece by Timothy Egan in the New York Times, "A Unified Theory of Trump," suggested a novel and I believe entirely plausible explanation for Trump's behavior as a candidate: he is chronically sleep deprived.
With poorer sleep your work life, friendships, memory, driving, and everything else you do in life may suffer. The snoring can even become a threat to your couple relationship. So if your partner's snoring is a problem for you, best to try to do something about it. Here are nine things that might help.
Sleep is the thing that we sacrifice for our real priorities, like research papers and 4am McDonald's runs. No one comes into college, steps one foot on the university seal, and proclaims, "I really want to catch up on sleep!"
Perfect your sleeping environment: it should be dark, cool and quiet. And don't underestimate the importance of your mattress and pillow, which should ensure a proper head, neck and shoulder alignment. A fitful eight hours of sleep on a poor mattress is NOT the same as a restful eight on a quality one.
The college system is consistently failing to provide its students with the help they need, while increasing the demands placed upon students.
That's why in honor of the National Sleep Foundation's Sleep Awareness Week (March 6-13), the Start School Later team has rounded up some often overlooked facts about teen sleep, including some shareable messages:
There is a manic movement across our culture to hack sleep, to replace sleep with power nutrients, to find other ways to push the human physiology beyond the need for adequate sleep. But the fact remains we all need it and there's no way around it. If we deprive ourselves of sleep we are posing a risk to ourselves and others.
I haven't slept for more than three-straight hours in ten months. I'm being held together through sheer force of will, caffeine, and napping in toilet stalls. Sometimes I forget what I'm doing -- while I'm doing it.
Take it from a sleep expert who understands the importance of sleep. Ditch these common sleep myths, and you'll be sure to see improvements in your overall health and mood.
What this tells me is that 1) we've all accumulated an unsightly amount of sleep debt, and 2) we can all do fine in school with way more sleep than we thought we could get.
So, should sleep be a human right? Maybe businesses should be more aware of their employees' sleep. Or, should governments do more to prevent it?
There's something about sweet slumber that can't be replicated by anything else. Sleep is good for your body. It's good for your mind. And accordi...