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5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Marina Komarovsky Credit: Shuttershock When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes t...

What Are Your Sleep Rules?

David Cunnington | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
David Cunnington

Flynt via Bigstockphoto Do you have a very careful pre-sleep routine? One of the first things people do when they're not sleeping well is to ...

Here's When Daylight Saving Time Ends (You're Welcome)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Daylight saving time, the practice that throws our sleep schedules all out of whack, ends Sunday, November 1 at 2 a.m. The clocks will "fall back" one...

10 Sleep Technologies: How Much Snore for the Dollar?

Michael Larson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

The heroes of modern culture, the geeks (thus labeled because I count myself in that number), have come to the rescue with a host of new sleep technologies intended to shield us from the host of physical and mental ailments associated with poor rest.

Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exerci...

Your Health Counts on Counting Sheep

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Unfortunately, just as we learn more about sleep's role in our health, we are also learning that we're not getting enough. More than one-third of adults report daytime sleepiness for 15 days or more each month that gets in the way of work, driving and spending time with friends or family.

Are We Sleep-Deprived or Just Darkness-Deprived?

The Conversation US | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

A crucial aspect of the findings of the new study has not been discussed in either the news stories or the paper itself: People in preindustrial societies spend much more time in darkness than people living in the industrialized world.

To Sleep, Perchance to Feel Rested

Tom Allon | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Allon

Sleep, which occupies more than one-third of our lives, has been relegated to a quiet corner of mystery, like a far-off celestial planet that shines bright but appears too far off to really ponder or try to fully understand.

Effective Strategies for You and Your Kids to Get the Sleep You Need Now!

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 10.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

Once you have established a sleep schedule, stick with it -- even on the weekends. You'll have the most restorative sleep when sleep is predictable. Getting enough quality sleep is critical to your health. Establish good sleeping habits for your entire family with these strategies, and you'll have more energy, be more alert and productive, and lead healthier and happier lives.

Can't Get Your Kids to Go to Sleep? Try These 7 Steps!

Tammy Gold | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Tammy Gold

So often, parents stay until their child falls asleep - I suggest an alternate route. I call this "exiting ritual." Many of my clients have found this to be an easy fix and I hope you do too...and don't forget to let me know what you think!

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
Prevention

By Kate Bayless, Prevention.com (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.