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Tired of Rushing Around? Read This

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Caroline Garnet McGraw

We drive ourselves crazy trying to keep up. We move frantically through our days. And as a result, we're so tired. So, so tired. When we get honest, we're haunted by the knowledge that life's most beautiful gifts - like lunches with life-long friends - just can't be rushed.

What Are Circadian Rhythms and What Happens When They're Out of Whack?

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.

Science Confirms, There's Nothing Worse Than a Know-It-All A**hole

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Science
Van Winkle's

Sometimes, health and behavior studies validate our personal quirks and lifestyle choices. For example, when "science says" doodling helps us focus or...

Insomniacs May Actually Be Sleeping, They Just Don't Know It

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

According to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Daniel J. Buysse, PET scans of insomniacs and "normal sleepers" reveal marked differences. The "default mode network" in the former's brains are more active during sleep.

7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we should get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mo...

25 Signs You're A Sleep-Deprived Parent

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

Whenever people ask what you want for Christmas/your birthday/your anniversary/Monday, your first response is "sleep." When that earns you a laugh, you begrudgingly accept gift cards for coffee.

The Hidden Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Weight Gain

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn Can’t figure out why you’re gaining weight -- or why it’s so difficult to erase those extra pounds? You...

10 Signs You're Married To A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weddings
Shelly Lopez Gray

There are many tell-tell signs you are married to a nurse. These are just a few of them. God help our poor spouses!

Why More Sleep Doesn't Always Make You Feel Well-Rested

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: On several occasions, I've woken up from a "good" night's sleep and still felt surprisingly tired and lethargic. What gives? Why can't I...

6 Truths About Motherhood

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Isn't it amazing how it's possible to never have a minute alone and yet to be heart-achingly lonely at the same time?

How To Fake Looking Great Even When You're Completely Wiped Out

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM When someone says, "you look tired," they might as well be saying, "you look old." Even if it's true, it stings—and...

8 Surprising Reasons You're Tired All The Time

Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Shupack for We're in the midst of an energy crisis. No, not that one. This one: We're tired. So. Completely. Tired. To p...

The Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Work Out

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Even though the only exercise you feel like doing is a microwave-to-couch roll, the right physical activity could give your energy ...

This Is Why You Feel Tired... All The Time

Next Avenue | Jeanne Dorin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jeanne Dorin Although she typically sleeps soundly and has good "sleep hygiene" — no coffee after 3 p.m., a quiet,...

Are Most Women Always Running On Empty?

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

I think that most women are often running on empty, at least to some degree. Overwhelmed. Stretched thin. They feel like they're being pulled in a million different directions.

This Toddler Is In Desperate Need Of A Nap

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents

This toddler must have had a big, exciting night or a very long car ride, because now he can barely keep his eyes open. Watch the video above to s...

The All-Encompassing Exhaustion of Motherhood

Lauren Cormier | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Lauren Cormier

I am good. I am better than good. I am blessed beyond measure. And I know it. But lately, what I feel more than anything is tired. Not physically tired, though there's always that. No, I mean tired in the full, all-encompassing sense of the word.

Soccer Fan Dies After Staying Up 48 Hours To Watch The World Cup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

How dangerous are the effects of sleep deprivation? In some cases, it might be deadly. One Chinese soccer fan died from a stroke after watching Wo...

What I Want To Say When You Ask 'How Are You?'

Cara Paiuk | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

The truth of the matter is I am too overtired, overwhelmed, and overworked most of the time to do anything other than to keep on treading water.

7 Things Not To Do When You're Sleep Deprived

Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

You know getting too little sleep makes you tired and crabby and hungry and forgetful. But other than waking up on the wrong side of the proverbial be...

Moms: Tired and Happy?

Karen Brody | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Karen Brody

I'm glad the study didn't use the "happy" word. I'm concerned about making "happy" a destination; something else for mothers to achieve or a standard by which to compare ourselves.

4 Signs You're Headed For Burnout -- And What To Do About It

meQuilibrium | Posted 12.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Depending on how bad things have gotten, you may need a mini leave of absence to restore yourself. Recognize that you are capable of revitalizing and returning to your normal energetic self. But you do it by taking your foot off the gas, not pushing harder.

12 Ways To Boost Your Energy When You Haven't Slept

Posted 04.08.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You barely slept at all last night, but playing hooky (from your job, from your family, from your life) today just isn't an option....

6 Signs You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You can brush off your friend's comments about how she never sees you anymore and your parents' concerns that you're working too ha...

Fatigue as a Symptom of Repression

Kimberly Berg | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

The next time you're feeling tired, question yourself, ask your body what it wants to say. The smallest new thought could reveal deeply hidden truths. Rather than dismiss these new ideas, include them.