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#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 09.29.2016 | 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...

How An Extra Hour Of Sleep Stacks Up Against Your Fitness Regime, Diet, And Even Your Love Life

Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Are you tired right now? For 80 percent of Americans, the answer would be a loud, resounding “yes.” (Or, more accurately, a deflated sigh of ag...

Sleeping Giants

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. The ...

Natural Ways You Can Improve Your Family's Sleep, No Prescription Required

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

The good news is that many of these are factors that you can change at home, without medicines or drastic measures. Here are few totally natural ways you can improve sleep for both yourself and your family.

Should You Be Worried if You Sleepwalk or Sleep Talk?

Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D., C.BSM | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D., C.BSM

I was a sleepwalker as a child. When I was 8 or 9 years old, my parents would tell me stories of the funny and bizarre things I did -- and I had n...

5 Lifestyle Tweaks For A More Productive Life

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jimmy Burgess

Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are not as hard as you think. Thankfully, it is in little changes that we have the ability to see dramatic gains. The following are five ways to dramatically increase your productivity.

Short Naps Help Us Course Correct

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

But what do we do if, despite our best intentions, we're not getting the seven or eight hours a night of sleep we need? Researchers have found that ev...

What To Do If You Suffer From Middle-Of-The-Night Insomnia

Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D., C.BSM | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D., C.BSM

Occasional trouble staying asleep is quite normal and not necessarily a cause for concern. Sleep professionals like to use the "rule of threes" to figure out whether you should seek help. Consult with your doctor if the problem happens at least three times a week, with at least 30 minutes awake at night, and continues for at least 30 days.

Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

We've put together nine of the best ways you can enhance your space for sleep according to leading sleep hygiene experts and recent studies. Read on to learn what environmental changes can have the biggest impact on rest.

Insomnia and the Performance of U.S. Workers

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the entire U....

Sleep and Breast Cancer Health

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

For those dealing with breast cancer, it is apparent that so much of our recovery and perhaps even our long-term outcomes depend on what is happening in the bedroom at night.