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Fall Asleep Fast Thanks To These Helpful Hints

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

Are You In Sleep-Deprivation Denial? Virtual Reality Experience Proves Its Impact

Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete

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.

Unwind Before Bed With These Soothing Mantras

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

7 Foolproof Strategies To Improve Your Sleep Quality

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

Sleeping less than seven hours is associated with higher stress, anxiety and depression, poorer cognitive function (sexual function too), obesity, difficulty controlling high blood pressure, and even cardiovascular risks, not to mention loss of creativity and alertness.

The Secrets To Better Sleep Are Easier Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

Sleep Tips for Seniors

Laura Dixon | Posted 03.06.2016 | Fifty
Laura Dixon

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 according t...

Drift To Dreamland Faster With This Simple Guide

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

What Keeps Your Child Up at Night and How You Can Help (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 02.29.2016 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

Children depend on parents and caregivers to set consistent rules and structure an environment that is predictable. Children may not always like when parents say "no," but the truth is they feel secure when they know that parents mean what they say.

Never Do This If You Want a Good Night's Sleep

Thrillist | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, yet so many people treat it like a luxury, thinking they're just "not good sleepers" when they wake up tired and miserable.

6 Things Military Personnel Do That'll Help You Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living

There's no such thing as sleeping in when you're in the military. With physical training often required every single morning before work, many service...

Pulling at a Thread: What You Need to Know When Buying Bedding

Rachel Cohen | Posted 02.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Cohen

Should you count out thread count? Why is Egypt so good at cotton? Don't get short sheeted. Here's the basics on how to buy the best bedding around. ...

How to Get Your Best Night's Sleep

Andrew Merle | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

So whatever you're doing late at night, shut it off and go to sleep instead. For most people, sleeping in is not an option and therefore going to bed earlier is the only way to get the recommended amount of sleep.

The 10 Best Songs to Help You Fall Asleep Faster | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Don't forget to turn off all notifications (especially social media, emails, and text messages) on your device, and place it facedown so you're not exposed to the blue light, which has been shown to disrupt sleep, Colon warns. Use your device's sleep timer so that the music goes off long after you've arrived in slumberland.

What Are You Going to Bed With?

Christine Hassler | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Do you have a hard time falling asleep? Are you sleep-deprived? After a night of sleep do you still wake up feeling tired?  If your answer is yes to any of these questions, a change in your evening routine is a must!

Here's What Happens When You Only Get 6 Hours Of Sleep

PureWow | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Maybe you're swamped at work. Maybe you're nursing a newborn. Or maybe you just discovered Friday Night Lights on Netflix. While there are a million (...

3 Ways To Get Better Sleep In College

Dylan Brodsky | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dylan Brodsky

Sleep is a necessity (and a luxury) for all of us, especially while in college. There's nothing wrong with needing reminders here and there to keep you on the right track, so figure out what works best for you and keep up with it. If nothing else, get your friends in on the movement with us and help others refuse the snooze.

Not A Morning Person? Blame Your DNA.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science

If you just can't ever seem to get up early for that morning workout, don't be too hard on yourself. New research suggests that being an early riser i...

Tweeting, Not Sleeping? What Is Your Social Media/Sleep Balance?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

But have you ever wondered how all that Twittering, Instagramming and Snapchatting might be affecting your sleep? According to just-released research, time spent on social media may be seriously undermining nightly rest.

I Put A Sleep Tracker Under My Sheet And It Changed My Life | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By Beth Lipton Sleep--we all know it restores energy, helps manage appetite, protects against illnesses, and is generally essential for all-around ...

My Q and A With Kat Duff on the Secrets of Our Sleep Lives

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Kat Duff is the award-winning author of The Alchemy of Illness and The Secret Life of Sleep, which both set out to illuminate experiences often dismissed as private and off limits. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on sleep in ancient cultures, changing attitudes toward sleep over time, and how (and especially how not) to wake someone up.

Oversleeping Has Some Serious Health Risks

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Do you tend to oversleep or sleep longer than normal? How do you notice activity level, foods, or things you do before bed affecting your sleep need? Read on to learn about the effects of oversleeping, what to look out for and how to work towards getting healthy, quality slumber.

Here's Why You Can't 'Cheat The System' When It Comes To Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Thirty years ago, we thought we had a lot of things figured out -- just look at '80s fashion, as the video above points out -- but in retrospect, we c...

Here's Everything We Know About How To Get A Good Night's Sleep | Pam Masin | Posted 01.26.2016 | OWN

The Dos and Don'ts of a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom Do: Adopt a Two-Blanket Strategy One for you and one for your partner. Having individual blankets is a ...

Investigating the Premises: Is My School Promoting Self Care?

Alex Leininger | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Alex Leininger

For both parents and college kids alike, there tools and programs to ensure that the first few years away from home are healthy ones.

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.