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Jet Lag

What 2014 Taught Me

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

I lost precious sleep, felt anxious, was down and out and lost interest in travel or writing. It was probably one of the worst times of my life... I had after all been traveling non-stop for many years, sometimes making as many as 12 trips in a year.

8 Science-Backed Tips For Beating Jet Lag

Vox | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Jet lag can nearly ruin a trip and totally throw you off. All of a sudden, you're wide awake in the middle of the night. You can barely stay awake for...

The Key Factors That Affect Jet Lag

Map Happy | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

It would be great if there was some catch-all but perhaps the best way to beating jet lag is to know all the different elements that affect it.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Coping With Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows that jet lag feeling: You're groggy at dinner, but unable to sleep at night; you can't muster hunger at socially appropriate times and ...

How To Fight Jet Lag

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Light is one of the biggest influences on your body's natural clock, so use natural light and sunshades to your advantage. Regulating light exposure can help you feel better and adjust faster. But it's not as simple as being in the light during the day and in the dark at night, at least not initially. You need to know your east from your west.

15 Not-So-Obvious Ways To Cure Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

Astonishing truth: Wearing sunglasses inside is a way to cure jet lag. So is exposing yourself to the outdoors in the afternoon. We already know we...

5 Ways To Make Long-Haul Flights That Much Easier

Tracy Christoph | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

Transcontinental flights can be trying for even the most seasoned traveler. From spending six hours in the same spot to adjusting to new time zones, preparing for a long-haul trip is important to make sure your travel is as pleasant and as comfortable as possible

How To Beat Jet Lag, And Why It Happens | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel

Why you get jet lagged and what to do about it....

A Frequent Flier's Guide To Beating Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

Jet lag. We all experience it and we all hate it. And we all want to find a way to beat it. Leave it to the folks at Icelandair, who surveyed 1,00...

Researchers Use Math To Beat Jet Lag

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to ad...

7 Simple Tricks to Beat Jet Lag

Thrillist | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, no matter how tightly you can make Die Hard fists with your toes, no matter how many Ambiens you pop pre-flight, you will get jet lag. It's science; accept it. Though it can't be avoided, it can be minimized -- with these seven expert tips.

Say Goodbye to Jet Lags With These Easy Tips

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

So, how do you keep the wanderlust alive and make trans-Atlantic journeys every few months while not feeling like you just came out of anesthesia? Here are some of my tried and tested tips that will prepare you for long flights and jet lags.

Cures For The Travel Hangover

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can beat the inertia, dive right back into a productive routine, and even infuse your home life with that excitement and inspiration you felt while you were away.

4 Tips for Getting Over Jet Lag | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

If you have an overnight flight, make falling asleep in flight as easy as possible. Pack earplugs, an eye mask, a travel pillow, and your most snooze-worthy book to ensure you'll get some shut-eye.

My 25-Hour Day

Myra Demeter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

My favorite day of the year is the day we set our clocks back and go off Daylight Savings Time (D.S.T.). That extra hour in the day is precious and while my family enjoys the extended sleep time, I rise at my normal early hour.

A Step Closer To Preventing Jet Lag?

| Posted 10.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sophie Bushwick (Click here for the original article and podcast) Jet lag. Jumping a few time zones causes problems with sleep and even diges...

Beat Jet Lag

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I can't sleep on planes -- at least, not in coach. So I work on my laptop throughout the flight and then, upon arrival, shut off the laptop and make the rest of the day about getting outdoor exercise and sunlight. I usually walk around all day, sightseeing, and don't stop moving till 7 p.m.

Tips To Getting Over Jet Lag, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo, we discussed some tactics for avoiding jet...

Avoiding the Jet Lag Drag on Your Next Trip

Jay Lipoff, D.C. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Jay Lipoff, D.C.

Most of us have experienced jet lag before. It's like a hangover or tired feeling that can last for days.

Paris Air Show Reveals Travel Innovations

AP | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel

LE BOURGET, France -- Here's a look at some innovations from this week's Paris Air Show: JET-LAG CURE?...

Long-haul Flights and Tuning Your Time Zone Tolerance

Chris Lopinto | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Here are a few strategies and tips for securing the best value on your airline ticket, preparing for time zone shock, and some mind and body exercises you can do while flying.

6 Ways To Make Your Next Business Trip Less Stressful

Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel

Combining work stress with the hassel of traveling can make business trips particularly taxing -- and potentially anxiety-inducing. Recent research fr...

The Ultimate Trick for Beating Jet Lag

Michael Neill | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

People often ask me how I handle jet lag, as I travel between time zones, countries, and even continents on a semi-regular basis. I've tried any number of "Jedi mind tricks" over the years, and there are a few that seem to work pretty consistently:

Superheroes And Their Sleep Disorders

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.

4 Ways To Beat Jet Lag Before it Beats You

Christine Drinan | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

Just say "Om" -- breathing exercises and downward dogs will get you in a positive mental state.