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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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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May 21, 2016

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

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