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Mental well-being took center stage at CES 2019

This week, the Las Vegas Convention Center was packed with many of the year’s biggest new devices. But over the last several years, The Sands has become the place where the real magic happens. The segment of the show known as Eureka Park is where the startups and accelerators congregate, often times showing off products that are still years away. A quick walk around the floor (insofar as someone can walk quickly with that much humanity slowly shuffling through the halls) sheds a lot of light ...
Tags: Hardware, Sleep, Tech, Meditation, Mental Health, Fda, Las Vegas Convention Center, Eureka Park, CES 2019


When—and How—Should You 'Track' Your Newborn?

We got a question last week from a reader asking us about the best apps for tracking newborn feedings and diaper changes. To which my initial response was, “Apps? I used a yellow legal pad.” But then I remembered that was eight years ago, which might as well be 50 years as far as technology for new parents is…Read more...
Tags: Health, Parenting, Sleep, Eating, Lifehacks, Newborns


4 Tips to Restoring Your Body After Exercise

It is beneficial to regularly engage in any form of physical work out to stay fit and healthy. When working out, your muscles are under stress, and its tissues may be torn. If your workout involves strenuous sets such as heavy lifting or a long run, you are likely to experience muscle pain for about 24 to 48 hours. However, it is not permanent since your body can rebuild itself if you take a break between workout sessions for restoring your body. During this period your body will repair...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Sleep, Fitness, Exercise, Exercises, Workout, Working Out, Health & Fitness, Healthy Diet, Mattress, Consume Healthy Recovery Foods Working


How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Everybody’s sleep needs are a little bit different, but most adults should be getting between 7 and 9 hours per night. Read more...
Tags: Health, Energy, Sleep, Habits, Lifehacks, Routine, Bedtime


3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Sleep

Follow these simple tips from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing...
Tags: Psychology, Sleep, Jeremy Dean, American Academy of Sleep Medicine


The Biggest Reason People Make Mistakes (S)

In this state, people are particularly vulnerable to distractions. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing Wh...
Tags: Psychology, Sleep, Jeremy Dean, Subscribers-only


This Kind of Sleep Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

This bad habit may be increasing the risk of Alzheimers (and it’s not the amount of sleep you get) The spectrum of our intellectual and emotional states, from curiosity, learning, exploration, and innovation to joy, happiness, love, and sadness all stem from that wonderful clump of neurons no larger than our two fists pressed together; ...
Tags: Health, Science, Sleep, Brain Health, Innovation, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Brain Science


9 Sleep Hacks to Elevate Your Mood and Improve Your Health

Lack of sleep is hazardous to your physical and mental health. It’s connected to a variety of health-related risks, including cardiovascular disease, depression, and car accidents. Even though adults generally need at least seven hours of sleep each night, many Americans sleep for a shorter amount of time. The reasons are varied and include certain medical conditions, a high workload, elevated levels of stress, and a lack of effective sleep habits or strategies. In many cases, using effective sl...
Tags: Health, Sleep, Lifehacks


Always tired? Your immune system may be overactive.

Chronic fatigue syndrome affects millions of people worldwide, but scientists still aren't quite sure what causes it.A new study tracked people suffering from Hepatitis C (HCV) as they underwent a treatment course.The results showed that people with overactive immune responses developed chronic fatigue months following the treatment, and that the fatigue persisted even after their immune responses returned to normal. None A new study builds upon previous research showing that an overactive immun...
Tags: Health, London, Sleep, Medical Research, Innovation, University of Oxford, King s College, Sharpe, Human body, Michael Sharpe


Beat Insomnia: A Spiritual Guide to Healthy Sleep

“Our spiritual mission is not to ignore the darkness, but to bring light to the darkness.” – Marianne Williamson It’s 3:17 a.m. You’ve been staring at the clock since 1:42 a.m., mind racing, body tense. In five hours you’re going to have to drag yourself to work, terrified that you’re going to fall asleep at your desk—again. If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. I know what it feels like to lie awake, reliving mistakes, making lists of things that might go wrong, waiting for sleep that...
Tags: Psychology, Sleep, Personal, Meditate, Insomnia, Spirituality, Relax, Publishers, Calm, Tiny Buddha, National Sleep Foundation, Marianne Williamson, Qigong, Acupressure, Sleeplessness, Kam Chuen Lam


Junk food cravings linked to lack of sleep, study suggests

Researchers say tired people are likely to view unhealthy snacks more favourablyHaving even one night without sleep leads people to view junk food more favourably, research suggests.Scientists attribute the effect to the way food rewards are processed by the brain. Previous studies have found that a lack of shuteye is linked to expanding waistlines, with some suggesting disrupted sleep might affect hormone levels, resulting in changes in how hungry or full people feel. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Food, Science, Sleep, Obesity, Life and style, Society, World news, Health & wellbeing, Fast Food


I Feel Like My Mind Is Working Against Itself

From a young woman in the U.S.: Why is it that some days I’ll feel productive and even be productive that day or for even 2 days in a row. But then following shortly after I feel extremely unproductive for many days. It feels as if my mind is working against itself. An example would be school, one day I’d do everything on my two do list for 2 days then the next couple of days I’ll struggle to even do one thing on my list. Thanks in advance. I  would need more information to answer this question ...
Tags: Psychology, Productivity, School, General, Sleep, Stress, Therapy, Overwhelm


The Music That Helps People Sleep (S)

The most popular genre of music for better sleep. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Music, Sleep, Jeremy Dean, Subscribers-only


7 Insomnia Hacks That Will Change Your Lifestyle

Every human being needs to sleep to help the body regain energy. Sleeping is also vital since it helps the mind to relax and re-energize at the same time. The brain controls all the functions of the body organs, hence its need for rest. However, some people find it hard to fall or stay asleep. This condition is called insomnia and it is a cause of concern among many affected individuals. It can affect your concentration and even cause fatigue. Insomnia, however, does not always require medicatio...
Tags: Health, Sleep, How To, Lifehacks, Practice Meditation Meditation


The Sleep Pattern Linked To Better Health

The sleep pattern is linked to eating more healthy foods and having steadier eating patterns. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Fi...
Tags: Psychology, Nutrition, Sleep, Jeremy Dean, Better Health


Sleep-tracking ring Oura surpasses $20 million in funding

Oura Health, a sleep-tracking and sleep-improvement platform, just surpassed $20 million* in a funding round led by MSD Capital with participation from YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, Sunrise founder Dave Morin, JUMP founder Ryan Rzepecki and others. This round comes a couple of years after the Finnish company raised €5 million from MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito and others. Oura is a smart ring that tracks your sleep habits to help you achieve better sleep. It does t...
Tags: Health, TC, Hardware, Sleep, Tech, Intel, Michael Dell, Will Smith, Kevin Lin, MSD Capital, MIT Media Lab, NTC, Joi Ito, Dave Morin, Motiv, OURA


Sleep-tracking ring Oura raises $20 million from Michael Dell, Lance Armstrong and others

Oura Health, a sleep-tracking and sleep-improvement platform, just raised $20 million in a funding round led by MSD Capital with participation from YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, Sunrise founder Dave Morin, JUMP founder Ryan Rzepecki and others. This round comes a couple of years after the Finnish company raised €5 million from MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito and others. Oura is a smart ring that tracks your sleep habits to help you achieve better sleep. It does this ...
Tags: Health, TC, Hardware, Sleep, Tech, Intel, Michael Dell, Will Smith, Kevin Lin, MSD Capital, MIT Media Lab, NTC, Joi Ito, Dave Morin, Motiv, OURA


Why does turkey make you sleepy?

Americans kill around 45 million turkeys every year in preparation for the Thanksgiving meal, only to blame our favorite centerpiece for the following food comas.Rumor has it our after-dinner sleepiness results from the tryptophan found in turkey.However, it is the meal's overall nutritional imbalance, not just the tryptophan, that make us want to leave the dishes for tomorrow. Or maybe the next day.The turkey is one of the closest living relatives to avian dinosaurs, but recent evolutionary tur...
Tags: Health, Food, Thanksgiving, Sleep, Animals, Usda, Turkey, Innovation, Fox News, Meme, Physiology, National Sleep Foundation, Edith Cowan University, Steward, Tanya Zuckerbrot, Human body


Why eating turkey really makes you sleepy

Americans kill around 45 million turkeys every year in preparation for the Thanksgiving meal, only to blame our favorite centerpiece for the following food comas.Rumor has it our after-dinner sleepiness results from the tryptophan found in turkey.However, it is the meal's overall nutritional imbalance, not just the tryptophan, that make us want to leave the dishes for tomorrow. Or maybe the next day.The turkey is one of the closest living relatives to avian dinosaurs, but recent evolutionary tur...
Tags: Health, Food, Thanksgiving, Sleep, Animals, Usda, Turkey, Innovation, Fox News, Meme, Physiology, National Sleep Foundation, Edith Cowan University, Steward, Tanya Zuckerbrot, Human body


What Your Sleep Reveals About Your Personality

Introverts and extraverts react differently to sleep deprivation. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing Wha...
Tags: Psychology, Sleep, Personality, Jeremy Dean


Research Links Sleep Deprivation to Risky Behaviors in Teens

It’s a battle that goes on in most households nearly every morning—the alarm goes off, and teens struggle to get out of bed while harried parents try to hurry them along. We are just glad to get them out of the door and on their way to school, never giving more than a passing thought to their sleep deprivation. But maybe we should. New research now shows that sleep-deprived teens are more prone to risky behaviors than their peers who get a full night’s rest. When considering factors that con...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Sleep, Research, Adolescence, Children And Teens, Success & Achievement, Risk-taking, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Idaho State University, National Sleep Foundation, Risky Behavior, Dovey, Effects Of Sleep Deprivation, Alexandra L C Teresa


Fix Your Bad Sleep Habits With the Shleep App

There’s a lot of pricey sleep tech out there, not to mention supplements and products aimed at giving you more “energy” during the day. But most of us, if we’re feeling tired all the time, just need to get our butts to bed.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Downloads, Health, Android, Sleep, Habits, Lifehacks


New study reveals what time we burn the most calories

Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m. Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat. None Dualism has left a marked imprint on modern consciousness. Mind-body is an industry, including a host of philosophical protocols, physical practices, breathing exercises, juice cleanses, crystals, nootropics, and other assorted tchotchkes guaranteed to bridge the divide between brain a...
Tags: Health, Sleep, Obesity, Innovation, Disease, Physiology, Derek, Duffy, Human body, Jeanne Duffy


How to Maintain Your Mental Health as an Expat

Studies from different insurers indicate that expatriate mental health claims are on the rise across the board , all over the world, with one insurer reporting that mental health claims from Europe rose by 33% from 2016-17, and the claims from the Middle East and Africa rising by 28%. Other regions report less dramatic but still significant increases. Whether it’s due to better reporting and diagnosis, or because the world is becoming just a little bit harder to cope with, it’s clear that...
Tags: Health, Europe, Fashion, Sleep, Africa, Mental Health, Middle East, Health Insurance, Emotional Health, Mayo Clinic, Health & Fitness, Health Issues, Now Health International, Mental Wellness


5 Ways to Boost Your Midday Mental Slump

Turn the midday slump into a time of power and productivity Most people feel droopy after lunch, and there are many theories on why this is. Sleep doctors will say it’s a natural body rhythm. Nutrition experts might blame the digestive process. Some productivity experts will shrug their shoulders and say, hey, maybe it’s just not realistic to be productive for eight or nine hours straight. But whatever the reason, there is a dead zone for many of us in the midday that is just begging for an e...
Tags: Psychology, Energy, Productivity, Sleep, Goals, Self-help, Naps, Shirley, Adrenaline, Publishers, Spirituality & Health, Journal of Sleep Research, Wheeling Jesuit University, Adrenal Glands, Midday Slump


Sleep Kit

With two components, The Nue Co’s Sleep Kit comes with Magnesium Ease spray and Sleep Drops, make falling—and staying—asleep easier. The spray—made using magnesium chloride with lavender and arnica oil—helps to reduce muscle tension. Simply spray it on and massage into your face (be prepared for a mild tingle and the flavor if it hits your lips). The sleep drops are essentially a tincture, made with …
Tags: Health, Wellness, Design, Sleep, Air Travel, Jet Lag, Grooming, Sleep Aids, Nue Co, Sleep Kit, The Nue Co


Track Your Sleep With the Apple Watch

I share my bedroom with at least one person, sometimes two or three depending on whether any children migrate during the night. So I feel like I have a superpower when I wake up and silence my alarm five minutes before it actually goes off. I’m not super, of course: it’s just a silent alarm on my Apple Watch.Read more...
Tags: Health, Sleep, Fitness, Apple Watch, Lifehacks


Burger King designs meaty-cheesy horror burger to induce nightmares

Burger King has released a Halloween burger called the 'Nightmare King' it claims is "clinically proven to induce nightmares."It ran a study in which 100 people ate a beef-chicken-bacon-cheese burger for 10 nights and had their REM monitored.It's an obvious PR gimmick, but it highlights how little we know about the exact link between food and dreams. None If you're a fan of the podcast My Brother My Brother and Me, you'll be aware of a segment of the show called Munch Squad, which focuses on ...
Tags: Health, Food, Sleep, Innovation, Fear, Burger King, British Cheese Board, Human body, Surprising science, Munch Squad, Paramount Trials, Florida Sleep Neuro Diagnostic Services, Jose Gabriel Medina


No, Burger King’s 'Nightmare King' won't give you horrifying dreams

Burger King has released a Halloween burger called the 'Nightmare King' it claims is "clinically proven to induce nightmares."It ran a study in which 100 people ate a beef-chicken-bacon-cheese burger for 10 nights and had their REM monitored.It's an obvious PR gimmick, but it highlights how little we know about the exact link between food and dreams. None If you're a fan of the podcast My Brother My Brother and Me, you'll be aware of a segment of the show called Munch Squad, which focuses on ...
Tags: Health, Food, Sleep, Innovation, Fear, Burger King, British Cheese Board, Human body, Surprising science, Munch Squad, Paramount Trials, Florida Sleep Neuro Diagnostic Services, Jose Gabriel Medina


The One Relationship Quality That Improves Your Sleep

This is how your relationship affects your sleep. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Sleep, Relationships, Jeremy Dean



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