January 5, 2017

Not Enough Sleep? 4 Reasons You Need A Power Nap

I know what you are saying to yourself “When do I have time for a power nap?” The better question to answer is “How could my life be made better by having 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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Dream Sleep Mattress: A Comprehensive Buyers Guide

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dreamsleep main picturr]ePerhaps one of the greatest ingredients to a life well-lived is a night well-slept. And one of the most important ingredients to a night well-slept is a high-quality mattress. Choosing the right mattress can make the difference between sleepless nights with days of pain and dreamful nights with days of rest.

And for people who suffer from back or joint pain, the wrong mattress can frustrate and increase your troubles, while the right mattress can ease and lessen your pains.

While there are many different mattresses available on the market today, one, in particular, may be just the right fit for you and ensure many nights of peaceful and luxurious sleep.Continue reading

January 3, 2017

Humans And Their Pets: Making The Most Of A Healthy Bond

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Are you a pet lover? Recent studies by the Mayo Clinic reveals that sleeping with your pets can do good for your health. Researchers surveyed 150 patients about their sleeping habits and their pets. It turns out that those who sleep with their cat or dog feel more safe and secure and can sleep better.

The researchers discovered that fifty-six percent of pet owners shared the bed with their pets, as the companion animals are viewed as part of the family and should be included in as many aspects of life as possible.

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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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Best Natural Mattress Savvy Shoppers Buyers Guide

Looking for the best natural mattress? You spend 7 to 9 hours sleeping on your mattress. So buying a new one is a seriously big decision. Sure, COMFORT is important. Always has been: you don’t want a new mattress that leaves you sore and tired when you wake up. But people increasingly look for a mattress that is HEALTHY too. Just as people want to eat more natural foods and wear more natural fibers, they also want a mattress made with natural materials. But this non-regulated market means you need to be a savvy shopper.  Let’s find out what you need to know so you don’t get conned.Continue reading