Are you a napper? It seems like one group of people believe naps are a gift from the heavens. Others believe that naps are a waste of time and only lead to feeling worse than you did before lying down for a quick snooze. Are naps a good idea? Fortunately, science has a lot to say on the subject. Napping can be a great addition to your life if you have the time. See how … [Read more...] about Are Naps a Magic Bullet or a Waste of Time?
The snooze button may seem like your friend, but your relationship is probably toxic. Your alarm clock could be interfering with the quality and quantity of your sleep. What happens to your brain when you keep hitting the snooze button each morning? You experience several stages of sleep throughout the night. Towards morning, the percentage of rapid eye movement or REM sleep … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Break the Snooze Button Habit?
It’s natural to feel drowsy occasionally after you stay up late with a sick child or toss and turn because your allergies are bothering you. However, when you’re sleepy most of the time, it could be a sign of something more serious. About 20% of Americans experience Excessive Daytime Sleepiness that causes them to fall asleep during daily activities like reading or watching … [Read more...] about Tips For Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
If you’ve ever had to stay up all night, you know just how important sleep can be. It can be well worth the effort to ensure your sleep each night is tip-top. While insomnia can be challenging to solve in a few instances, there are often things you can do on your own to enhance the quality of your sleep. Avoid the belief that you’re just not a good sleeper and that 5 hours … [Read more...] about 11 Tips To A Better Night of Sleep
If you have trouble getting a good night's sleep, you're not alone. In the US, it's estimated that between 50-70 million adults aren't getting enough sleep. Some degree of insomnia is reported in as many as 30% of all adults. Sleep is vital to both your health and happiness. How happy are you when you've had to pull an all-nighter for school, work, or even as part of your … [Read more...] about Getting A Good Night’s Sleep