A new pillow could be the sleep upgrade you need! Which pillows are the most reliable for a good night’s sleep, and how often should you replace them? With so many different types on the market — from foam to latex to feather — choosing the best pillow for you can be difficult. While materials can […]
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The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Learning
Sleep Deprivation Harms Your Ability to Learn As an adult, you try to make sure the kids get to bed at a reasonable hour so they can get a full night of sleep. When they do, they wake up refreshed and ready to learn. But, did you know that sleep — or the lack thereof […]
What Happens When You Move Your Bedtime?
Plan Your Best Bedtime We know getting an adequate amount of sleep each night is essential to our health and well-being, yet many people still fall short of the National Sleep Foundation’s recommendation that adults should sleep for between seven and nine hours. Having a regular bedtime can help you wake up rested each day, […]
Sleep Can Help You Succeed at Work!
Sleep Better to Work Better! You may have heard that getting enough sleep can help you in your work life. This is especially true for entrepreneurs, who build their companies by giving their all each and every day. Unfortunately, most adults do not get a good night’s sleep, and part of the reason is the […]
Your 4 Month Old Baby and Sleep – the Impact of Learning
Just when you think your baby is going to sleep through the night, month four rolls around and you’re back to square one. Whether you know it or not, your baby has hit the four-month sleep regression. Before you start to worry, sleep regression is an entirely normal phenomenon that will happen multiple times over […]
Should you choose satin or cotton sheets for better sleep?
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when shopping for sheets. Material, thread count, and weave are all factors you have to consider when purchasing a new set of sheets. Research your options before to ensure you buy quality sheets and sleep comfortably. As you browse the many materials available, one question you might have is whether […]
How ancient wisdom can help you sleep better
Not able to sleep? There are plenty of culprits that could be the reason: bright lights, stress, heartburn, temperature and so many more. Before there were sleeping pills, ancient people had other ways to help themselves fall into a restful slumber. Every culture has a natural sleep remedy passed down from generation to generation. While […]
Schedule Your Sleep to Feel More Alert!
Whether you just got back from a trip across the globe or your routine is out of whack, your body’s internal clock is affected. Your personal sleep schedule stays on track with circadian rhythms — biological activity regulated by body temperature, hormones and other external factors like light and darkness. So what can you do […]
Start the New Year Well Rested
Every December 31st, people around the world look forward to bringing in the new year with fun and friends! Unfortunately, for many, the fun and celebrations come with a steep price the next day. Lost productivity on January 1st has become so common place that most people just assume that not much work will be […]
A plant may help you sleep better!
Many things can help you sleep better and smarter. From hanging blackout curtains to painting your walls blue to ditching electronics before bedtime, you can achieve a more restful night of sleep. But did you know that certain plants can also encourage tranquility and sleep? Not only do live plants clear the air, they usually […]