Category Archives for "Sleep Health"

January 9, 2017

Sleep Revolution – A Book Review – Part 1

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington has convinced the world of the benefits of a good night’s sleep in her new book The Sleep Revolution. Arianna credits her unwrinkled skin and smooth face not to Botox but “beauty sleep.” She is 65 years old and is full of radiant energy.  And all because she has set a daily sleep routine. Let’s explore her journey from sleep amateur to sleep pro.Continue reading

January 5, 2017

Not Enough Sleep? 4 Reasons You Need A Power Nap

Working long hours? Does this create an imbalance with your relationships and health? Do you sit up at night addicted to the digital world of social networking? This combination of stress and stimulation means that seven hours sleep every night has become a luxury for you. You are part of a sleep crisis. It’s a global movement. There are hundreds of thousands of people around the world just like you. In this post, we explore two power routines you can adopt as a solution to your sleep crisis.

 

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January 2, 2017

9 Science-Backed Reasons You Are Having Trouble Sleeping

A few hours of restful sleep each night gives you a great sense of satisfaction. And what’s behind that sense of satisfaction? Sleep stimulates the mind. Sleep renews the body. You just feel better. For some people, a night of restful sleep is very rare. They toss. They turn. They wake up bleary-eyed the next morning, desperate for caffeine. Is this you? Take a look at these 9 science-backed reasons that lead to a restless night.

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January 1, 2017

Less Sleep, Less Sharp – 5 Lessons from Science for the Type A Personality

A healthy life needs loving relationships, good nutrition, some activity and lots of rest. Rest doesn’t mean being a couch potato! It means getting enough sleep. 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. who have a job routinely get less than 6 hours of sleep per night. I am one of those adults, are you? Science is showing us that if you sleep less, you are less mentally sharp. This article delves more into that science to show how lack of sleep for a Type A personality affects your ability to think, understand, learn and remember.

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