Category Archives for "Better Sleep"
It’s no secret today’s consumer is more discerning. Organic food is more mainstream. Organic clothing is gaining in popularity. If living a natural organic lifestyle is important to you, consider sleeping organic – and I don’t mean sleeping in the nude! People don’t want synthetic mattresses and other bedding near their skin or breathing in toxic chemical emissions from their nose and mouth as they sleep. What do you need to be aware of, as a consumer, to fully embrace sleeping organic? Let’s find out.
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
To some of us, few of the fondest memories of our childhood are the sleepovers and pajama parties. Away from our parents, we spent the night squealing and giggling, that surely spelled F-U-N for me. Everything about sleepovers is thrilling: the planning, the chitchatting-gossiping-secret-sharing, the pillow fights, and especially the bonding that came after it. Add unique looking onesies, superheroine pajamas, and selfies to the mix and you’ll have super sleepover joy! But where do you put all the extra children to bed? One company has found a unique solution: a bed in a bag. Convenient. Comfortable. Just use it when you need it.
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.
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.
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.
Type A personalities are well known for being high achievers. They are impatient and have an unrealistic sense of urgency. This could mean they view value sleep as a waste of their valuable time. Science is showing us that if you sleep less, you are less mentally sharp. Being less sharp can negatively impact Type A relationships at work and at home. I am a Type A personality and this topic fascinated me. This article delves more into that science to show how lack of sleep affects Type A personality relationships and their ability to think, understand, learn and remember.