You don't need scientific research to tell you that listening to music can quiet your mind and help you relax. But here it is anyway.
Bedtime routines are important for children, but they work for adults too. Be patient, it's a process with a learning curve. If you stick with it, you will get a better night's sleep, wake up refreshed, and on top of the world.
When it comes to getting laid, every hour counts. Every hour of sleep, that is.
Vacations have been proven to alleviate perceived job stress and burnout. However, not all vacations are equal; how vacations are structured significantly impact health-related outcomes. Before taking that next vacation, it might be a good idea to focus on these specific areas:
If you feel like nightmares are making it difficult to get a good night's sleep often or feel anxiety around falling asleep due to bad dreams, it is worthwhile to discuss it with your doctor and/or a psychologist. They can assess if there are underlying conditions to resolve and prescribe the right treatments and medications when applicable.
Are dreams a doorway into another realm? Our subconscious mind trying to send us messages? Or an artifact of nighttime brain activity? Recent developments in neuroscience shed light onto why we dream and where the content of dreams comes from.
On those nights that you struggle to turn off the day and quiet your thoughts, a little motivation and encouragement may be helpful for sleep.
In life, we all come across that point when the truth (we have been denying) stares in our face and we are left with no choice but to accept it. There...
So let's look at the possible ties between an elevated hematocrit (the measurement of red blood cell count relative to blood volume) and sleep disorders.
Begin your day with an intellectual mise-en-scene. Plan ahead. Prioritize your list. Above all, put your smartphone away when you are with the people you love. They are your priority, not other people's Instagram feeds.
Fourth of July celebrations are an exciting time and many children enjoy fireworks displays. With a little extra care and bending the bedtime rules, parents and children can sit back and enjoy the fun.
What gets you out of bed in the morning? Before morning has broken, and some time before blackbird has spoken, songbirds rise for sex. And a clever new experiment reveals just how important it is for male songbirds not to sleep in.
Sleep apnea is commonly thought of something that affects only older or overweight individuals, when in reality the face of the condition is much broader. It can affect the young or old, male or female, and out of shape to super fit, so awareness of the condition's signs and effects proves important for everyone.
If you don't rest enough, your body can't adapt. A little "prehab" outweighs rehab any day.
Seattle wasn't sleepless this week. Not after more than 4,000 sleep experts from around the world descended upon the Emerald City for SLEEP 2015, an...
It is both important and healthy to understand that stress is expected in daily life, and our built-in biological response to stress is helpful. Stress hormones, including cortisol, can help us to handle our everyday challenges in amazing ways.