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A New Prescription for Sleepless Americans: Take Advice Not a Pill

Wendy Troxel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

The ACP's recently published guidelines recommend doctors put aside their prescription pads in favor of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the most effective and safest treatment.

Sleep Tips From A Police Psychologist

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

A great deal of people suffer from sleep deprivation, either self-induced or organically. There are a few simple things that we can do to improve our ability to achieve a better night's sleep.

What the How-To Blog Posts Don't Tell You About Sleep

Christine Hansen | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Hansen

My point is that if you are serious about changing your sleep, there is most definitely an answer. But you have to make a commitment though to be willing to find the root of your challenges and to face them and work with them.

Watch HuffPost Employees Get Schooled On Their Own Sleep Habits

The Huffington Post | Brittany Nims | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

It's no secret that we at HuffPost take our sleep very seriously. So seriously, in fact, that we couldn't resist putting our own (sometimes good, some...

What's the Ideal Sleeping Room Temperature?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Elizabeth Giorgi) Ensure a restful sleep by setting the ideal bedroom temperature with these HVAC tips. An ideal sleeping room temperature...

8 Reasons Your Pillow Sucks (Literally)

Kalle Simpson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Kalle Simpson

The vast majority of pillows are comprised of potentially harmful materials, which include cotton, down, feather, polyester and other synthetic fibers. These extra absorbent materials wreak havoc on your beauty and sleep game. Here's how:

Time Zone Tips for Traveling with Children: Easy Ways to Help Reset Their Clocks

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Traveling with kids can be tiring for the w...

9 Hacks To Get Your Best Sleep This Allergy Season

Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete

Seasonal allergies or asthma affect more than 60 million Americans, according to estimates, and more than 75 percent of those people report their allergies cause them to lose sleep, resulting in drowsy days.

To Sleep Train Or Not To Sleep Train, That is the (Ongoing) Question

Whitney Roban | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Whitney Roban

As a Pediatric Sleep Specialist, I am often confronted by parents with the question of whether they should sleep train their children. These parents ...

How To Find The Perfect Mattress

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Staci Giordullo

(Photo by Dave Massey) Sleeping well is an important part of your overall health. A new mattress could be the key. Getting a good night's sleep ...

Using White Noise for Sleep

Brent Glasgow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Brent Glasgow

(Photo courtesy of HoMedics) Do you prefer quiet to sleep, or do you require a little white noise to reach that restful state of slumber? If you...

A Sleeping Entrepreneur Is A Successful Entrepreneur

Jeff Charles | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Jeff Charles

So why am I writing about sleep? It's not a normal subject that entrepreneurs discuss. But it's totally relevant. Why? Because you're an entre...

Why Arianna Huffington Says 'Sleep Your Way to the Top' and 3 Proven Ways to Do So From Ayurveda

Ananta Ripa Ajmera | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ananta Ripa Ajmera

I loved recently attending Arianna Huffington's talk at Dominican University. It really resonated with me when she shared that the heart of leaders...

Let's Sleep Together

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Bottom line? You -- your brain, your body, your mood, your performance -- will all work better on a good night sleep.

How to Choose the Best Pillow for Sleep

Cynthia Wilson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Cynthia Wilson

Read more to learn what type of pillow may help you sleep better.

Cool Tech Gadgets for the Bedroom

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Oseye Boyd

(Photo courtesy of Jacopo Romei) Instead of shunning technology in the bedroom, use these modern-day methods to get a good night's sleep. As cellpho...

11 Sleep Tips for Traveling With Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Going from having their own bedrooms to crowding everyone into one bedroom can spell disaster for everyone's sleep. If you plan to stay in a hotel, splurge on a suite to give you some extra living space with a pull out or a crib.

Dear College Students: Stop Bragging About Not Getting Enough Sleep

Jessica Beeli | Posted 04.20.2016 | College
Jessica Beeli

There is a persistent and dangerous myth believed by college students across the country: sleep isn't cool.

#SleepRevolution: Sleep Deprivation Is the New Smoking

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachel Wolfson

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.

Decorating Your Bedroom With Feng Shui

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Snow

Think the position of your bed, colors in your bedroom or where you hang mirrors have no effect on how well you sleep? Consider these Feng Shui tips f...

A Natural Guide to Overcoming Sleep Issues | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

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.

The Startling Dangers of Drowsy Driving | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

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.

The Dangers of Accumulating Sleep Debt | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Research shows that the majority of people are sleep deprived, resulting in ongoing individual fatigue as well as general health and safety issues.

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

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.

8 Steps to Great Sleep for Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Once you decide sleep is a priority in your...