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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.

What Are the Trends in the Sleep Industry Today And the Future of Sleep Technology?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The Trend And Future Is In People Wanting To Increase The Sleep Experience Arianna Huffington recently asked Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor q...

How I Get Enough Sleep to Maintain a Healthy, Productive Life

Joel Sandberg, MD | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Sandberg, MD

Sleep is the wonder drug for the feeling of well-being. The CDC reports that insufficient sleep has been linked to the development of chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression. Fatigue from lack of sleep has been compared to being drunk.

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.

Sleep or How Little We Need Has Become a Symbol of Our Prowess

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Most of us fail to make good use of such an invaluable part of our lives. In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite. We think, mistakenly, that ...

Design Tips to Get You a Better Night's Sleep

Rachel Cohen | Posted 10.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Cohen

When it comes to decorating the bedroom, there's one consideration that should outweigh all others: Can you actually sleep in there? Good design takes your breath away, while still letting you breathe a sigh of relief when you tuck in for a good night's sleep.

5 Helpful and Unique Tips For People Who Want To Improve Their Sleep

Julian Hayes II | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

However, once you implement these five helpful and unique actions into your life on a consistent basis, your quality of sleep (and life) will immediately improve.

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 09.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.

The 10 Commandments Of A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

When was the last time you had a solid night of sleep?  If it has been eluding you, there's probably a reason for it. There are a lot of rules wh...

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common ...

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

6 Things People With Sleep Apnea Wish You Knew

Everyday Health | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Misinformation persists about obstructive sleep apnea — when you stop breathing briefly and repeatedly during sleep — even though about 1...

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...

An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in Science even calculated that for the sleep depri...

How to Help You And Your Child Get The Sleep You Need

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Are you getting enough sleep? The CDC recommends that adults get at least 7-8 hours of sleep, while school-age children get at least 10 hours of sleep each night. Here are some things you can work on during the day that will help you or your child get a better night's sleep.

Here's The Single Best Way To Stall Aging

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 09.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

However, one of the best ways to keep the side effects of aging at bay may be something anyone can do, for free: get better sleep. The more we learn about rest and biology, the clearer it is that sleep plays an important role in keeping skin, bodies and minds young. In fact, it may be one of the most effective things you can do.

Trouble Sleeping? Get Yourself Some Nature

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Anyone having trouble sleeping might want to take a walk to their nearest park — or at least look out the window.    People who live ...

Women Are Significantly More Sleep-Deprived Than Men

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

"Women are significantly more sleep-deprived than men," confirms Dr. Michael Breus, author of Beauty Sleep. "They have so many commitments, and slee...

Sleeping Around: How to Sleep on a Lavender Farm

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Although there isn't much you can do about the firmness of the mattress or the noise in the hallway at 2 a.m., there are simple tricks to create a sense of familiarity and help ensure a good night's sleep. To create a sense of home in a room that's new, think about your senses.

Digging Into Memory -- And Its Relationship to Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Keep in mind that both the quantity and the quality of sleep are important to memory function. Here are some basic strategies that can help you sleep both more and better:

Create a Personal Sleep Revolution and Thrive

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Third metric industries are beginning to take on the science of sleep combining the wisdom of ancient principles with modern technology. This has seen the most innovative companies aligning state-of-the-art wellness products that deal with everyday issues - discomfort, stress, health and well-being.

The Best Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

Ornish Living | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

We all struggle from time to time with getting sleep. Either we have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or even just getting enough sleep. It's when it becomes a habit that our health can suffer.

The 5 Stages Of Your Sleep Cycle

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Long

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?

How Many of Us Know the Secret Behind an Adequate Night's Sleep?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

There's practically no element of our lives that's not improved by getting adequate sleep. And there is no element of life that's not diminished by ...

7 Tips for Falling Asleep and Getting a Good Night's Rest

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

Waking up and feeling refreshed is important. After all, you don't want to be crabby at work and feel exhausted when you're trying to take on professional, personal, and family challenges. Your sleep patterns are crucial. You spend roughly one third of your life sleeping, so make it count!