We don't often stop to realize that our daily interactions with other people -- to whom we might feel love, hate or indifference -- can help us bec...
She smiled, and for a moment I was angry at her persistent calm. Why couldn't she acknowledge I had legitimate worries? Or at least care that I was worried?
Are you getting enough sleep? The CDC recommends that adults get at least 7-8 hours of sleep, while school-age children get at least 10 hours of sleep each night. Here are some things you can work on during the day that will help you or your child get a better night's sleep.
Dr. Michael Breus is a clinical psychologist and author of The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan: Lose Weight Through Better Sleep. In answer to my questions, he shared his thoughts on the major obstacles to getting a good night's sleep, the steps you can take to improve your sleep, and the future of sleep technology.
In addition to staving off the accumulation of unwanted beta amyloid peptides in our brains which are linked to Alzheimer's, other essential things happen during slow wave sleep in a typical night.
Now, I'm a Virgo and love me a good spreadsheet, so when I first looked at this meme, I thought "Wow, that's PERFECT! Every age and time is laid out so easily that I can pinpoint to the minute what is the best time for my child!"
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.
Summer is wonderful. But, the start of school for kids brings new beginnings for moms as well. It's the perfect time for them to focus on their own wellbeing and have courageous conversations about what they need to feel inspired and fulfilled.
If you've ever tossed and turned from a night under scratchy sheets, you know how important the right material can be. Ultimately, your decision comes down to personal preference, but here's a rundown of some of the more common materials you'll spy while shopping for sheets.
I had been talking about how to get more sleep for a long time -- but really I was just complaining about being tired. I like being awake; my work, friends and family are compelling, and I've always been willing to trade sleep for exercise.
In the Bible, dreams and visions were often used by God to communicate with people and to reveal God's plan. God utilized this method to create a bridge between the realm of the divine and the realm of flesh. Ultimately, though, Jesus stands in this gap as God made flesh.
Social media can be a wonderful tool for connecting with our friends, family and colleagues. It can also yank us out of the present moment, bombard us with messages that aren't helpful, and leave us feeling overwhelmed and unwell. How do we find a balance?
No work experience -- not even a grueling medical internship -- prepares you for this. Hubris quickly becomes the enemy.
I've always been a vivid dreamer, both when I am asleep and when I am awake, and have always felt there to be a lot of meaning behind the dream state....
The littlest issues caused me great stress. I felt as though I were running a marathon every day when in reality, I rarely ran at all. The daily marathon of life became harder to sustain as I became more depleted.
For those interested in remembering dreams, these methods and tools can help us preserve and understand our nocturnal adventures. Developing the right habits can lead to much improved dream recall.