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Where Napping At Work Can Get You Fired

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business

"Willful sleeping on the job is something that rises to criminal conduct."

The Day That Changed My Perspective on Entrepreneurial Success

Tamara Holder | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Holder

A short time after I had sat at my desk, I heard a familiar sound, signaling that I had received a new message. It was from my supervisor. We needed to have an impromptu meeting. Assuming it would be nothing but a quick pop in, I immediately headed to that familiar office, took a seat and we got right to it. Thirty minutes later, I was in tears.

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you're concerned about that one hour of sleep you lose when the clock springs forward, or whether you simply want to enhance your sleep, fall asleep faster, or improve your physical and mental performance by sleeping better or longer, you're about to discover five important sleep factors most people don't think about, but probably should.

Trouble Sleeping? Second Annual Insomnia Awareness Day Is March 9

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

By raising awareness about insomnia, and by letting people know they are not alone and treatment options are available, I hope that people who are suffering will seek help and improve their quality of life. You do not need to let insomnia prevent you from sleeping well.

Too Little Sleep Could Kill You?

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Sleeping more than eight hours has never been proven to be a cause of poor health. A more likely explanation is that excessive sleep could indicate an underlying health problem, like heart disease, diabetes or sleep apnea, which actually do increase your risk of stroke.

5 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Diet

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Great power lies in a solid night's sleep. Logging those 7-9 hours of shut-eye daily helps us stay mentally sharp, repair damage done to our bodies du...

9 Simple Rules Good Sleepers Swear By

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

We're really, really bad at sleeping. Seriously. Think about it: How many times have we been tired but pushed through just one more episode of "Hou...

Melatonin Dreams

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I turned on my side and reassembled my limbs to a fetal posture. That would surely inspire more pleasing dreams. I practiced my deep breathing exercises. In, two, three, four. Out, two, three, four.

S-E-X in the Empty Nest

Jim Joseph | Posted 02.13.2015 | Fifty
Jim Joseph

I knew a lot would change when my youngest went off to college. I have enough friends older than me who have been through it, so I thought I was prepared.

3 Ways to Manage Anxiety: Advice From My Daughter - by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

Kindness Blog | Posted 03.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

As I recover from this latest battle with the anxiety, I am looking for the lessons it has to offer me. Two of the greatest lessons are to be kinder to myself and to take my daughter's advice more often, as she is both kind and wise indeed.

Is Your Bedtime Routine a Nightmare?

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 03.08.2015 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

Bedtime can be one of the most difficult parts of a parent's day. At the end of most days, everyone in the family is feeling tired, depleted and out of patience, which makes getting the kids to bed without a fight extra tricky and extra important. Keep reading for some easy, effective ideas you can start using with your kids tonight!

The Truth About How Much -- And How Well -- Americans Are Actually Sleeping

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living

We all know by now that to procure the coveted seven to nine hours of shut-eye each night, we need to lower the thermostat, banish screens from the be...

Here's How To Get More Restful Sleep Tonight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living

It's no secret that sleep is crucial to our concentration, health and happiness. On the flip side, not getting enough sleep can lead to serious health...

Awake at the Wheel: Healthy Sleep Project Launches Campaign to Decrease Avoidable Drowsy Driving-Related Motor Vehicle Accidents

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Healthy sleep is essential to promote optimal alertness behind the wheel and prevent drowsy driving. Stay "Awake at the Wheel" to protect yourself, your passengers and other drivers from avoidable, life-threatening accidents caused by drowsiness.

What a Self-Love Morning Routine Looks Like

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.10.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

I find that if I love myself first, I can be kinder to others throughout the day. As you read this list, take what sounds good for you and leave the rest.

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

Reinventing the Fairy Tale

Alishia Osborn | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Alishia Osborn

I have fond memories as a kid imagining myself within the confines of some of my favorite stories. Living amongst the old woman and all her children i...

Here's How Americans Spend Every Minute Of Their Days

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business

How many Americans are shopping, watching TV or working at any given moment of the day? A new interactive chart, built by e-commerce company Retal...

5 Sleep Apnea Risk Factors To Discuss With Your Doctor

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Fortunately, many of the damaging effects of sleep apnea can be stopped, and even reversed, through diagnosis and treatment.

Jordan Schultz

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes have bee...

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

How Changing Your Sleep Habits Can Help You Lose Weight

OWN | Posted 07.11.2014 | OWN

We're all well-versed in how healthy eating and exercise help to avoid packing on the pounds, but one little-known catalyst for weight gain may happen...

Yagana Shah

Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.27.2014 | Fifty

We all know that fuzzy feeling you get when you have a sleepless night -- where it's harder to concentrate, get through your day, and keep your eyes o...

The One Sleeping Trick You Don't Know About

Matt Richardson | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

A gratitude journaling habit may seem sort of hokey at first, but it's really not if you dig a bit deeper. As a rule, humans like happy, nice and generally good people -- and the surest way of becoming the sort of person that you would like and approve of is to cultivate habits that lead us in that direction.

What Your Dreams Can Reveal About Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your plane is going down; someone is stalking you but you can’t make your legs move; your house is on fire and ther...