Category Archives: Sleep

Why Do We Sleep?

Sleep deprivation can cause serious health and cognitive problems in humans. In short, it can make us fat, sick and stupid. But why do humans need so much sleep? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien talks to scientists on the cutting edge … Continue reading

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How to Design a Bedroom for Better Sleep

The bedroom can serve as a multifunctional room–such as an office, library, or laundry room–but in the end, it is a sanctuary for sleep. This room should be the most luxurious and personal space in any home – a soothing … Continue reading

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Sleepy’s 30 Insane Facts About Sleep [Infographic]

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What Are Your Nightmares Made Of?

Last night, I experienced something that I hadn’t felt in a long time.  I woke up in a panic, shaking, and scared for my life… from a nightmare.  I thought I was crazy.  I’m an adult – shouldn’t I have … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking: Harmless or Harmful?

You’ve seen sleepwalkers depicted in movies, on TV, and even in some beloved cartoons.  From the hilarious Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in Step Brothers to Disney’s take on a sleepwalking Pluto, we’re used to seeing sleepwalking in a humorous … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Sharing Your Sleep Space

Making the transition from sleeping alone to sleeping next to someone can be a difficult change to make.  Adjusting to someone else’s bedtime routines, sleeping position and nighttime habits can cause serious tension within a relationship.  In fact, over 30% … Continue reading

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Beating Those 3pm Blues

Every day around 3pm my desk is unoccupied.  You can usually find me in the café buying a large coffee or at the vending machine getting a bottle of soda.  Yes, I admit it.  I am a victim of the … Continue reading

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Sniff Your Way to Better Sleep

In order to get a great night’s sleep, all five senses must be taken care of.  We make our rooms dark and close our eyes to shut out the light.  We listen to white noise or the waves of the … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

As I’m sitting at my desk, looking out the large glass windows, I can’t help but yawn.  With a title like “Snooze Director” you might think that this is common practice, but with blogs to write, meetings to attend, and … Continue reading

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A Sleepover With Mother Nature

“Of course, not everybody likes camping trips. I do not myself enjoy them much, because I’m not outdoorsy, or at any rate, I’m not outdoorsy overnight-without-a-mattress-wise. There’s a limit to the outdoorsiness to which some academics can be expected to … Continue reading

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