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Sleep Debt

Why Sleep Is Crucial For Surviving The Holiday Season

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Looking for some help to avoid the seasonal weight gain? In addition to the standard advice, I'd like to add another strategy to the list: get plenty of sleep.

Can You Ever Really Catch Up On Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

None of us may be able to avoid the occasional night or period of insufficient sleep. But a healthy work-week sleep routine can and should leave you with nothing sleep-related to catch up on when the weekend arrives.

I'm Not Fat, I'm Sleep-Deprived!

Jade Walker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jade Walker

At the moment, I am in debt. Sleep debt. And I am not alone.

America's Most Sleep-Deprived Jobs (Plus The 10 Most Well-Rested)

Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Maybe, if you're lucky, you have a job that allows you to work flexible hours or even from home, and you can sleep late when you're feeling tired. Or ...

How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

nytimes.com | MAGGIE JONES | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Maggie Jones For most of us, eight hours of sleep is excellent and six hours is no good, but what about if we split the difference? What is the ...

Memo To David Axelrod: Take A Nap

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

How do you feel about having your government run by people who don't get enough sleep? David Axelrod, President Obama's chief political adviser, sleeps "five fitful hours a night," the Times reported yesterday.

How Exercise Enables Sleep

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

As Americans, our minds have long been fatigued and our bodies far from movement.

Be Your Own Sleep Specialist: Sleep Medicine And The Self-Care Movement

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Sleep Machismo is bringing this country to its knees in terms of performance deficits at work and fueling the fire under the obesity pandemic we are now witnessing. We must all become sleep specialists.

The Claim: A Person Can Pay Off A Sleep Debt By Sleeping Late On Weekends

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Chronic sleep deprivation is a given for most Americans. But paying off a sleep debt is not as simple as sleeping late on a Saturday....

12 Steps To Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

As a coach I am observing this is a growing trend for successful working women. Female executives drive themselves as hard if not harder than their male counterparts.