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Sleep Patterns

To Dream In Different Cultures

The New York Times | T.M. Luhrmann | Posted 05.15.2014 | World

WHEN Doug Hollan arrived on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi for his anthropology dissertation fieldwork in a rice farming village, his Toraja neighb...

How Sleep Patterns In Midlife Impact Memory Later On

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty

Sleeping too much or too little in midlife can impact one's memory later in life, a new study suggests. In addition, those whose sleep patterns have c...

7 Drug-Free Ways To Fall Asleep Faster

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Dalla-Camina

From all of my research through wellness studies, performance management, and experience myself and with my coaching clients, here are some strategies that I recommend.

REVEALED: Why Late Nights Really Are Bad for You

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

Jet lag, shift work, and even late nights staring at your tablet or smartphone may be making you sick. That's because the body's internal clock is s...

Advice For The Night Owl Dreaming Of An Earlier Bedtime

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This case illustrates that sleep hygiene guidelines and non-specific treatment (general psychotherapy) are not typically effective in treating sleep disorders. Sometimes other sleep disorders such as a circadian rhythm disorder can masquerade as insomnia.

Exercise Improves Sleep, But It Takes Time To Reap The Benefits

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This research sheds some light on the complexity of the relationship between sleep and exercise. In particular, the study suggests that exercise may not have an immediate impact on sleep, but in fact may take several weeks or months to significantly change sleep.

Early Bird Or Night Owl? It's In Your Genes

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Are you a lark, someone who likes being up and active in the early morning? Or are you a night owl, someone who tends to wake later and perhaps gains energy and focus as the day progresses, someone who likes to work (and play) in the evening hours?

The Reason Behind Your Case Of The Mondays

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

There may be actually be science behind that dreaded "case of the Mondays." What exactly is causing the start-of-the-week sluggishness? A phenomen...

When A Morning Person And A Night Owl Share A Bed

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise Oliveira

As long as you and your partner remain in different "time zones," the best you can do is learn to understand and respect each other's nature.

How Sleep-Friendly Is Your Bedroom?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As much as we may appreciate our bedrooms as a retreat and a haven, the poll shows we're still not actually getting enough sleep there.

These Are The States Where Americans Sleep The Worst

24/7 Wall St. | CHARLES B. STOCKDALE | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business

Americans in general do not sleep well. But those who sleep the worst live in the South, according to a new study by the Journal of Clinical Sleep Med...

Extra Sleep On Weekends Tied To Worse Test Grades, Study Shows

Posted 11.07.2011 | Parents

If you let your hardworking teen snooze late into the afternoon on the weekends to catch up on missed weekday sleep, you might want to reconsider: Col...

The Great Wake-Up Program: What Helps You Fall Asleep?

Ilene Kleinbaum | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilene Kleinbaum

I've really been trying to pay closer attention to my sleep habits since the start of this experiment, and I'm learning a lot about myself and what my body and mind require for a restful sleep.

Tips For Getting Kids On A Sleep Schedule Before School Starts

Posted 10.11.2011 | Parents

It was many, many years ago when you were known as the "fifth Beatle" and traveling India in search of enlightenment. You met an Indian mystic who ...

First Week Back: Getting in the Habit of a Sleep Routine

Ryne Baumhover | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ryne Baumhover

The first week of college can be rough, even to the veterans of the system. Sleeping habits are one of the biggest things that change, especially afte...

Dueling Docs: Can you take a drug for jet lag?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Horowitz

The Issue Drugs for Jet Lag The facts With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...

Sleep Tips: 'Don't Go To Bed Angry.' Oh, Really?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

As a couples therapist I've observed that when a couple is angry at each other, one partner often deals with it by avoidance and falls asleep while the other glares, sometimes feeling the urge to smack 'em.

Sleep Problems: Not Necessarily Connected To Age

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a slate of recommendations for the treatment of sleeping disorders in older patients,10 leading sleep experts acknowledge that aging does bring cha...

Sleep Tips: How To Sleep Better, Lose Weight, And Live Longer

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Besides eating whole foods and moving your body, getting enough sleep is the most important thing you can do for your health. Sleep deprivation makes you fat and leads to depression, diabetes and pain.

Sleep: Most Adults Get Insufficient Rest

reuters.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nearly 70 percent of adults in the U.S. report having at least one day of insufficient rest or sleep per month, suggests a new survey conducted by the...

10 Ways to Sleep Like a French Woman

Mireille Guiliano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mireille Guiliano

Could there be a correlation between French women's long life expectancy and their hours exercising their sleep muscles?