However inconvenient, I think sleep hygiene (routine bed time, no screens before bed, bed used only for sleeping) and consistency with what we do as parents may be the only magic wand to wave for sleep throughout childhood.
Melatonin is a biologically ancient molecule, known to have existed in some of the earliest and most primitive living organisms. Recent research about melatonin has provided us with some fascinating new insights to the possible evolutionary beginnings of sleep.
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Like any habit, this one may take some time to stick. To start, try setting your alarm for 30 minutes earlier than you would usually wake up. It is also important that you go to bed earlier, as sleep deprivation will only serve to decrease your productivity and overall happiness.
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.
You know that waking up early is one of the best ways to be more productive. You know that many of the world's most successful entrepreneurs are early risers. Yet no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to stop hitting snooze. You don't have to let productivity slip through your hands forever. Here's how to finally wake up earlier:
The right amount of quality sleep is critical to your health. Establish good sleeping habits and not only will you have more energy, be more alert and more productive, you will be healthier and may even shed a few unwanted pounds.
I have long believed that there is wisdom held in dreams. I have even made some major life decisions after listening to the voice of my "wiser" self i...
The food we eat can be an excellent source of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Growing research supports that the quality of our food is not only important to our physical health but also for our mood and can influence depression and anxiety. So try these top 10 "brain-healthy" foods:
We've all been there: between flying back into a different time zone and immediately switching to an early morning work schedule, your jet-lagged internal clock just doesn't know how to stop running on vacation time.
The entire point of "Sleep," a digital album composed by British musician Max Richter, is that the eight-hour piece lulls its listeners to sleep. The classical composition includes strings, a lightly-played piano, and some appropriately dreamy vocals -- more oohs and ahhs than actual lyrics.
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Arianna Huffington is sleep's number one fan, so it came as little surprise that she built nap rooms at the Huffington Post New York City offices to ensure that her employees stay energized and avoid burnout. We at Remodo firmly believe in sleep as a key to success, so we were eager to decorate the HuffPost nap room with one of our signature Boxed Rooms.
We all dream, we just don't all remember our dreams all the time. The great news is that there are things that can be done about this. When you want...
I dare you to walk into the restroom of most medical facilities and turn around the handsoap to look at the ingredients. More often than not tricolosan, an antibacterial, is listed as the active ingredient. Is this trivial? Does the fact that triclosan is often listed as a endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) really matter? Or can we ignore these difficult to pronounce chemicals?
Rather than give in to your cold brew cravings, try these easy mental tricks next time you're nodding off in front of an Excel spreadsheet.