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Why Teens Need To Start School Later

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

What you may not realize is that your child is not lazy at all. In most cases your teen is just not getting enough sleep. Now, schools across America are recognizing this and starting to take action accordingly.

3 Tips For Building A Solid Foundation For Sleep

Chris LuVogt | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris LuVogt

Along with breathing and eating, sleep is one of the most important pillars of physical health. As adults, we learn to cover up and ignore the effects of sleep deprivation, much to our own detriment.

This Tumblr Is Proof College Students Are Overworked And Exhausted

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 04.01.2014 | College

All-nighters are an unavoidable reality, usually due to a combination of massive workloads and various degrees of procrastination. Staying up all nigh...

Who Needs Therapy When You Have Pets

Cindy Tansin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

By Cindy Tansin People thought I was crazy when I expanded my family to two dogs and three cats in addition to my two teenagers. The funny thing is,...

12 Things No One Will Tell You, Not Even Your Smartest Friend.

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

Here now, 12 things no one will tell you. Not even the smartest person you know. That is, until now. You're welcome! 1. What if I needed to eat a ban...

10 Tips for Restless Leg Syndrome

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The restless symptoms typically strike when you're lying in bed at night, but in more serious cases, they can also flare up in the daytime, such as when you're sitting for a long period of time. So what can you do about RLS? Here are 10 tips.

5 Myths About Sleeping With Your Valentine

Wendy Troxel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

Night owls burning the midnight oil and morning larks cheerfully rising at the crack of dawn are generally more likely to flock together, but that doesn't mean those from opposite sides of the circadian spectrum cannot successfully share the same nest.

The Only Tools You Need To Drift Away To Dreamland

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Sleep Science Next: The Extreme Lucid Dream Consciousness

Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D.

Sleep is a complex business. While dreaming, your brain is as active as when you are awake, and the varieties of sleep experience are broad and wondrous. And sleep matters to us. We worry about getting too little, fret about not being able to do it and suffer when it goes wrong.

Don't Just Sleep, Sleep Well

Sam Cross | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Sam Cross

Naturally, strong undercurrents of dedication, love or even just boredom may draw us into unhealthy patterns. The trick is that we not let the occasional late-night movie turn into a home theater in the bedroom. At end of the day, we do not need to just sleep -- we need to sleep well.

The Healing Nature of Sleep

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Why do we sleep? This is really a modern question. Few people wondered abo...

Bedtime Wind-Down: 10 Tips for Better Zzzs

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Rather than convincing yourself that you're a bad sleeper, take a look and implement some of these suggestions.

A Warm Bed on a Cold Morning: When Waking Up Is Hard to Do

Wendy Troxel | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

But as seductive as a warm bed may be on a cold morning, staying in bed too long can lead to disrupted sleep and a sleep-sapping case of the winter blues.

5 Ways Your Weekend Is Different Now That You Have Kids

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

Remember Friday afternoon happy hour? Remember concerts? What about brunch after rolling out of bed at 1:00 on Sunday afternoon? Remember brunch??? Yeah, that doesn't really happen anymore.

At 59, What is My Favorite Cheap Thrill?

Roz Warren | Posted 02.25.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

At 59, there's one thing I know I can always rely on to make me happy.

If Moms Slept Like Babies

Jen Simon | Posted 02.12.2014 | Parents
Jen Simon

12:18 a.m.: Hey. What's up? I am! Hahaha -- good one, me! No, but seriously, husband, can we talk? Or watch some TV? No, no, do NOT try to feed me -- blech! -- I'm not hungry; I just miss you. Can we cuddle?

Sleeping With Darth Vader

Sam Cross | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Sam Cross

If your CPAP has left you feeling a little "Vader-ish" around bedtime, I encourage you to look at the big picture. Don't allow the momentary itch of vanity to inspire a rash of unhealthy choices.

We'll Never Be Rested: What if Parents Rewrote the Lyrics to 'Royals'?

Josh Stearns | Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents
Josh Stearns

This goes out to parents everywhere who find themselves humming "Royals" at 3 a.m. while they rock their kids back to sleep...

How to Manufacture the Best Night of Sleep in Your Life

Mark Sisson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

Ah, sleep: is there anything quite like it? So easily discarded and discounted when nighttime attractions present themselves and yet so dearly missed and pined after the next morning. So how do you get one? What would a day of optimal sleep promotion look like?

WATCH: What Would Happen If You Stopped Sleeping?

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science

Doctors will tell you that not getting the recommended six to eight hours of shut-eye each night is not good for you, but what would happen if you sto...

Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: How To Make Sense Of Dreaming

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science

Dreaming is part of every good night's sleep -- but why do we dream? And how do we dream? Recent research reveals that our dreams are our mind at work...

A Possible Cure for Insomnia

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Lara M. Gardner

If you're having insomnia, I suggest trying turning off your mobile phone at night. I had no expectations about its efficacy when I started this, but the results have been amazing. Perhaps the scientific community should take heed.

The 7 Weird Sleep Cycles Guys Will Maintain In College

BroBible | Lance Pauker | Posted 08.19.2013 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of BroBible, where it was originally published. "No Sleep," in addition to being a song your roommate exhaustingl...

Sleep Is The New Sex, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Some people can get by little sleep, but Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman stressed that most people need 7-8 hours per night. Whe...

Tired But Can't Fall Asleep? Good Sleep Hygiene Helps

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

By following these five steps, you can improve your sleep hygiene. This will make it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep, cutting down the number of hours you lay in bed frustrated about sleep difficulties.