Posts Tagged: Sleepys

Be Smart About Sleep

Small changes to your habits and lifestyle can have a big effect on sleep.   You might have heard some women talk about their biological clocks in regards to fertility; all living creatures have another type of internal clock, called the circadian rhythm. It refers to the 24-hour cycle of activity and sleep affected by…read more

How High Blood Sugar Steals Sleep Time

It’s probably far from obvious, but your diabetes could be the reason that you’re having trouble sleeping. Type 2 diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans—and the numbers are growing. Though most of us are aware that the disease has a serious impact on a person’s diet and blood sugar, fewer are familiar with the many…read more

13 Easy to Prepare Sleep-Inducing Dinners

Advice for better sleep typically focuses on evening habits like limiting electronics and keeping bedrooms comfortable, but there’s one important aspect you might be overlooking. Dinner. You’ve heard that you are what you eat, but what you eat may also affect how you sleep. Certain nutrients are required by the body to carry out daily…read more

The Best Sleep Position for Your Body

Your p.m. pose can affect a lot more than just your slumber. Your sleeping pose can have a major impact on your slumber—as well as your overall health. Poor p.m. posture could potentially cause back and neck pain, fatigue, sleep apnea, muscle cramping, impaired circulation, headaches, heartburn, tummy troubles, and even premature wrinkles. Wondering which…read more

How to Be Productive on Low or No Sleep

Follow these five rules to stay productive when you’re running on empty. Sure, there’s no replacement for a good seven to nine hours of sleep a night. But sometimes, well, life interferes. When you’re running on fumes—either because you just stayed up too late or because sleep problems are keeping you up—there are simple ways…read more

An Education in Sleep

RESEARCH HAS DEMONSTRATED that sleep is vitally important for everyone, much more so than previously thought, and especially for children. Sufficient sleep is critical to children’s growth and development, affecting their immune systems, learning, safety—just about everything that has a bearing on their overall well-being.   Sleep guidelines The National Sleep Foundation recently issued new…read more

Are You Sleeping Too Much?

You’re groggy, dizzy even. You can’t see straight and you sure as hell can’t keep your eyes (or your mind) focused on the screen in front of you. And you’re pretty sure your boss has noticed. You want to assure her that you’re not drunk and you got enough sleep. In fact, you got more…read more

7 Tips on How to Nap Like a Pro

Countless adults are short on sleep, and naps are a great way to make up for some of those lost winks – not that you shouldn’t focus on getting better quality sleep at night! Unfortunately, for many of us, napping is no longer as easy as passing out on a mat on the classroom floor…read more