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Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

The Truth About How to Become a Morning Person | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

It's a lifestyle preference, many believe, but science says otherwise. Whether or not you can become a morning person has little to do with choice and a lot to do with your DNA, or more specifically, your chronotype.

5 Steps to Better Sleep

Estelle Williams | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Estelle Williams

It is in our best interests to maximize our ability to sleep if we want to maximize our quality of life. If you have come to accept a lack of sleep, tiredness, low energy and dark circles around your eyes as the norm, check out my tips below.

How Your Gut Bacteria Informs Your Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

What relationship exists between sleep and this microbial ecosystem within the human body? Emerging science demonstrates that there is a very real, dynamic connection between the microbiome and sleep itself.

Sleep and Pain at the Consumer Electronics Show

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Half of our health status is bolstered through lifestyle and daily choices; only 20 percent of our individual health destinies are attributable to gen...

9 Science-Backed Steps To Have The Best Sleep Of Your Life -- Tonight

Moe Kittaneh | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Moe Kittaneh

Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do today that'll increase your odds of sleeping better tonight and waking up refreshed tomorrow. Here are nine simple, science-backed strategies to try.

Here's What Happened When I Slept For An Extra Hour Each Night

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.28.2016 | Science

This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on th...

The Alarm Clock Of The Future Will Wake You Up With A Scent

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

LAS VEGAS — You might not think that your sense of smell could have anything to do with how much sleep you get, but several new devices aim to harne...

These Are The Habits Of Highly Successful Sleepers

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Some people really know the value of a good night's rest. People who prioritize sleep not only wake up more alert and ready for their day, they're als...

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there. Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize...

#TeamNoSleep: When I Finally Stopped Thinking Not Sleeping Was Cool

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.12.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

Once I changed my sleeping pattern, I was able to be more productive throughout the day. I have never felt better; physically and mentally.

Napping: The Underestimated Health Tip

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

To promote healthy living, several places on campus have been designated for naps. The Nap Map lists places on campus that students can use for power nap. All suggestions are from current students at the University of Oregon - main campus in Eugene. Click on a nap spot to learn more.

What You Need to Know About the Connection Between Sleep and Pain

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Does pain keep you up at night? How do you handle your pain? Does your mattress play a role in your pain management?

Try These Tricks For Better Sleep Tonight

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Dark, quiet, cool but not cold, not too humid or dry, calm and uncluttered – that's the perfect setup for sleeping. So find a noise-free room, clear...

The Totally Natural, Non-Ambien Way to Fall Asleep

PureWow | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living

We've tried everything: Sleep masks. Noise machines. Drugs. But as it turns out, the secret to a blissful night's sleep might actually be something yo...

The Sleep Routines of Successful People

Andrew Merle | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

Ever wonder how much sleep ultra-successful people get? Are they all super-human and able to operate on barely any sleep (unlike the rest of us)? ...

The Dark Side of Melatonin

Van Winkle's | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Twenty-one years ago, MIT neuroscientist Dr. Richard Wurtman introduced melatonin as a new solution to sleep problems. His lab patented supplements in...

6 Things You Probably Don't Know About Yawning

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.19.2015 | Healthy Living

We all do it, and we all know it has at least something to do with how tired we feel. But unlike sleep apnea or laptops in the bedroom, yawning is an ...

9 Weird Things Keeping You Up At Night

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Every once in a while you have a bad night's sleep and you know exactly why: You found yourself at the coffee maker at 4 p.m. or there were sirens bla...

7 Ways Sleep Loss Wrecks Your Face and Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Grandma was right, we really do need our beauty sleep. In addition to the myriad of behavioral, cognitive and health-related reasons for getting the r...

How Can I Power Down My Wired Mind?

Van Winkle's | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

It happens to everyone. In the midst of drifting off, you’re startled by a worrisome thought. Soon enough, the thought turns into mounting anxiety, ...

A Personal Quest to Sleep Management and Efficiency: From Aha! Moments to a Thrive Moment!

Jean-Guy de Gabriac | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Guy de Gabriac

As a spa consultant for over a decade, appointed International Coordinator of Global Wellness Day 2015, my quest is to learn techniques that help peop...

14 Tips To Get Quality Sleep Tonight

Alan Kohll | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Kohll

Sleep is important. Try some of these tips for better sleep in your own life. Share your favorites with your coworkers so they can get quality sleep and help you have a more productive office environment.

Try This One Thing Before Assuming You Have A Sleep Disorder

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 12.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D.

You might say that this advice is not exactly rocket science, but, given the cognitive effects of sleep deprivation, it might at least be brain science.

Sleepy During A Flu Shot? You Could Be Jeopardizing Your Immunity

Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete

We are now officially in the cold and flu season. Although flu activity has been low in the U.S., those at a higher risk of infection include the elde...