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4 Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired in the Morning

4 Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired in the Morning

March 5th, 2020 3 minute read Education

No matter where you've heard it, you probably know it's beneficial to your health to get at least seven to eight hours of sleep per night. So, you rest the recommended amount of time. The next day, you wake up feeling a little tired, and not even a... more »

Teen Sleep Deprivation: What Happens When Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep

Teen Sleep Deprivation: What Happens When Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep

February 25th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Teenagers are notorious for staying up late and unwilling to get up early. Interestingly enough, there's a scientific reason for this behavior. Once puberty hits, there's a shift in the internal clocks of an adolescent by about two hours. This... more »

New Year, New You: Check Out These 4 Yoga Moves You Can Do in Bed

New Year, New You: Check Out These 4 Yoga Moves You Can Do in Bed

February 11th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Whether your New Year resolution is to get better sleep, try a new type of yoga or, hit the gym before work, this is the perfect time to reset and adopt healthy lifestyle habits. Ease into the new you by slowly introducing subtle changes each day... more »

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

February 8th, 2020 6 minute read Education

Love comes in many forms so, this Valentine's Day, we're forgoing the flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, and last-minute reservations in lieu of maximizing quality time with those who matter most. You don't have to plan a flashy night out on the... more »

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

February 6th, 2020 5 minute read Education

The first Friday of every February is designated for National Wear Red Day®. On this day, people are encouraged to wear red clothing to raise awareness about heart disease in women, which is the number one killer of women in the United States,... more »

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

January 30th, 2020 3 minute read Education

February 20 is Love Your Pet Day! Even if you love your pet every single day of the year, this national holiday encourages you to shower your companion with a bit more attention and affection. No matter what type of pet you own, there are several... more »

Working Out Before Bed: How Exercise Impacts Sleep

Working Out Before Bed: How Exercise Impacts Sleep

January 9th, 2020 3 minute read Education

We all know exercise provides a wealth of benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, increased lean muscle mass, and better endurance. However, what you do outside the gym — particularly how you sleep — is just as important to... more »

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Training

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Training

January 3rd, 2020 4 minute read Education

For new parents, an entire night spent sleeping seems to be a thing of the past. Now, "bedtime" is filled with feeding, changing, and soothing a crying baby 24 hours a day. Sleeping is a skill that does not always come naturally to humans. Instead... more »

2020 New Year's Resolution: Get a Good Night's Sleep

2020 New Year's Resolution: Get a Good Night's Sleep

December 27th, 2019 6 minute read Education

December flew by in a flurry of gifts, family, food, and in some places, snow. Now it's time to make a New Year's Resolution for 2020 and completely reinvent yourself!   Okay, that might be too much pressure, but a resolution is an... more »

6 Ways to Relax: Relaxation Techniques

6 Ways to Relax: Relaxation Techniques

December 20th, 2019 3 minute read Education

Studies show that 55% of adults in the United States reported high levels of daily stress. These high levels of stress also correlate with sleep deprivation. That's why it's important to take a moment each day to recharge, relax, and unwind. &... more »

How to Cure a Hangover

How to Cure a Hangover

December 18th, 2019 4 minute read Education

No year-end celebration is complete without spending New Year's Eve out on the town or making festive memories at the company holiday party. If you don't consider yourself much of a party animal and you imbibed a wee too much, you may wake up the... more »

How to Beat Jet Lag During Your Holiday Travels

How to Beat Jet Lag During Your Holiday Travels

December 17th, 2019 5 minute read Education

The holidays are upon us. Among the flurry of activities with friends and family comes the travel burdens of long-distance flying and jet lag. Skipping time zones can deplete your energy, which can prevent you from cherishing the few days you have to... more »

Sleep Tracker Apps To Help You Get Adequate Sleep

Sleep Tracker Apps To Help You Get Adequate Sleep

December 6th, 2019 4 minute read Education

Sleep is the foundation for performing well in your daily life, both physically and mentally. Unfortunately, many people have insomnia and other sleep-related problems that prevent them from getting a good night's rest. If you're one of these... more »

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

December 2nd, 2019 4 minute read Education

In America, more than 60 million people have trouble getting a good night's sleep. If you're one of these folks, you might be enticed to seek medication for help. However, there are several natural sleep aids worth trying.   Sleep... more »

Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep

Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep

November 21st, 2019 5 minute read Education

Affecting approximately 5.5 million Americans, Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that affects thinking, behavior, reasoning, memory and even a person’s natural wake/sleep cycle. During the aging process, adults in... more »

The Most Sleep-Deprived Cities in America

The Most Sleep-Deprived Cities in America

November 1st, 2019 7 minute read Education

The term "sleep deprivation" is often used to describe our feelings after a long night of little sleep. "I am so sleep deprived that I can't even deal," you say to your colleagues, family and friends as you yawn and stretch and try to come alive... more »

How Many Hours a Day Do Cats Sleep? And Other Cat FAQs

How Many Hours a Day Do Cats Sleep? And Other Cat FAQs

October 25th, 2019 5 minute read Education

Cats are strange creatures. Whether it's their kneading or their fascination for squeezing into small spaces such as a pantry drawer, their odd behaviors boggle the mind. But if you're a proud cat owner, you know two things are for certain: they're... more »

Should You Get a Sleep Divorce?

Should You Get a Sleep Divorce?

October 24th, 2019 4 minute read Education

The bedroom is a sanctuary for many couples as seven in 10 Americans who share a bed at night can attest. It's a time where they connect, bond and enjoy a sense of intimacy and relaxation. But when someone starts to snore or hog the covers, that's... more »

What is Safe Co-Sleeping and When Should You Stop?

What is Safe Co-Sleeping and When Should You Stop?

October 15th, 2019 7 minute read Education

What exactly is co-sleeping? Is it considered co-sleeping when your little one climbs into bed with you in the wee hours of the night? To some, co-sleeping just means sharing the room with their toddler or infant. In reality, it's both.  ... more »

Should I Let My Dog Sleep with Me?

Should I Let My Dog Sleep with Me?

October 11th, 2019 4 minute read Education

A dog is a great source of love, happiness and companionship. But when it's time to hit the hay, is that where you should draw the line and make your furry buddy sleep on his or her own bed? Or, should you let your four-legged pal join you in your... more »