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Get the sleep you deserve with this top-rated app's soothing melodies

Blue light negatively impacts the secretion of melatonin, making it harder for smartphone and computer users to sleep. Meditation has been shown to have a positive impact on sleep by increasing specific neurochemicals while decreasing stress. Relax Melodies can help you get the sleep you need, and it's on sale. The National Sleep Foundation says that 47 million Americans do not get enough restorative sleep, which is detrimental to good health. Poor work performance, increased likelihood ...
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How To Strengthen Your Immunity During The Coronavirus Pandemic

(CNN) — As the coronavirus situation intensifies, you might be wondering: How can I keep myself healthy? The answer lies in following the latest guidelines on social distancing, proper handwashing and your local stay-at-home directives. But there are also ways to strengthen your own immune system. Diet is one of them, and we covered that here in part one of our immunity boosting series. Yet what you eat is just one factor. Being physically active, meditating and managing stress, and getting adeq...
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Don't wait for disease. Strengthen your immune system now.

The focus on stopping the immediate spread of the coronavirus should remind us about the importance of always maintaining a healthy immune system.The most at-risk population are those with immunodeficiencies and respiratory problems. Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables, exercising regularly, and not smoking keep your immune system strong. Wash your hands. Don't touch your face. Maintain a distance of at least three feet.Wash your hands. Don't touch your face. Maintain a distance of at ...
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Withings says its latest watch can detect sleep apnea

Sure to be the next big battlefield for wrist-worn wearables, Withings today announced sleep apnea detection for its latest smartwatch. The company notes in press materials for the newly announced ScanWatch, that eight out of 10 people with the serious sleeping condition aren’t aware that they have it. It’s not a full-fledged medical device, of course, but the prevalence of such a feature could go a ways toward helping the more than 18 million Americans who suffer from the condition (accordi...
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How to Sleep Better Without Medication

Sleep deprivation is a very common issue so many people in our world are struggling with, and the list of reasons is long. For some people, sleep is a struggle because of stress that goes unmanaged, for others it’s the blue light that emits from their devices. For others, too much caffeine late in the day is the culprit. In our society today, most people try to fight their lack of sleep with medication, and while this can do the job quickly, it has untold consequences on our health including de...
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"Anyone complaining about it being too hot in the bedroom is not just being 'a whining loser.'"

"People who sleep in hot environments have been found to have elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol the next morning.... A study of people with a sleep disorder found that they slept longer in temperatures of 61 degrees Fahrenheit versus 75 degrees. The cold-sleepers were also more alert the next morning. The basic physiology is that your body undergoes several changes at night to ease you into sleep: Your core and brain temperatures decrease, and both blood sugar and heart rate drop. K...
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Dear Christine: Why Can’t I Sleep?

Dear Christine, I’m a college student and I haven’t been sleeping well since I got back to school. My sleep tracker app says I’m sleeping about six hours a night, but I’m literally having the worst sleep of my life. I couldn’t fall asleep for hours last night even after taking two melatonin and I’ve been up since 6 a.m. I’m falling apart and not functioning. I’m anxious. I can’t focus in class and I think it’s affecting me socially, too. It’s making me a lot less happy with my college experie...
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Seven Things You Can Do Outside Work To Be More Successful

“What do you do after you go home at night?” My boss, Ed, and I were having an end-of-day bull session. We talked over the day and the week, and how we were doing. As we were wrapping up, he asked me that question. “Look,” Ed said, “you’re smart and you’re ambitious and you work hard. That’s great. But look around. Everybody who wants to get ahead works hard. They’re smart and ambitious too. What makes the difference is what you do after you leave here.” I thought about that on my drive home. I ...
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3 Tips For Making Bed Time Less Exhausting

Tonight you won the battle of getting your child to bed on time, and you can get back to your Fantasy Basketball League without any interruptions — congrats! But it isn’t always so easy. Most parents struggle to keep their children on a strict bedtime schedule, in addition to ensuring they maximize their amount of sleep each night. We all know that for parents, relaxing is hard work. But this is one less thing to lose sleep over (literally)! Check out these three simple tips to making bed time...
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Want Better Workouts? Hit the Sack Early

We’re overextended and exhausted, but we have weights to lift, miles to run, and muscles to build. The problem, though, is that the only time many people have to achieve fitness goals often overlaps with (what should be) bedtime. It’s a Catch-22. Sleep isn’t something to tamper with. It’s serious business. We need at least seven hours to lower our risks of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and depression. On top of that, getting enough sleep keeps us from dealing with energy-...
Tags: Health, Sleep, Lifehacks, Tommy Caldwell, Bryan, National Sleep Foundation, Chris Benchetler, Bryan Cole


Get more shut-eye in 2019 with help from Google

After a long day, it should be easy to hit the hay at night. But far too often, just as you’re about to drift off, you decide to check why your phone just buzzed...and you’re back to square one.According to the National Sleep Foundation, most adults should aim to get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. Many of us, including yours truly, usually don’t get there.If you want a fresh start in the new year, here are some tech tips and healthy habits that will help you catch more zzzzs ...
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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


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...
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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


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


3 Easy Tips to a Good Night Sleep

You're reading 3 Easy Tips to a Good Night Sleep, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Good night sleep. The best thing in the world (Second to a nice Cheeseburger on a rainy morning). According to a 2010 survey, 30 percent of Australians reported experiencing a severe sleeping disorder. Whereas in America, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one of every...
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Remodeling 101: How to Achieve Total Darkness in the Bedroom (and Why It Matters)

Afraid of the dark? It’s time to overcome that fear. One of the secrets to a better night’s sleep is a pitch-black setting. Here’s why, plus a guide to making your bedroom a nighttime light-free zone. Above: A serene bedroom in a 200-year-old chalet remodeled by Zurich’s Bergdorf Agency for Concepts and Communication. Learn about the bedside lights in Design Sleuth: The Tolomeo Light Takes a Turn. How does darkness effect sleep? Darkness is the primary cue that tells our bodies it’s tim...
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How to Manage Shift Workers for Better Results

Do you have shift workers at your business? As our society increasingly wants everything “now,” 24/7 business schedules have become more common. From the construction and transportation industries to healthcare and hospitality, more and more businesses have employees working what’s commonly defined as “shift work,” that is, work outside the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shift work may take place in the evening, the early morning or the middle of the night. Overtime or extra-long workdays are also c...
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Back to School: Calm The Chaos

Ask any parent, and the last few weeks of August and beginning of September are likely listed as one of the most stressful times of the year in any household. Not only do you have the added expense of back to school supplies, clothing, and fees but you also have some anxiety and bubbly excitement in the kids (OK, in the parents too!). School supply shopping complete! But which one of us is the most excited, I wonder? The best thing you can do to help manage that back to school stress is to b...
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Elon Musk says he's so exhausted that friends are 'really concerned' — here's how much sleep you really need to stay healthy

The CDC recommends getting seven to nine hours of sleep per night, but individual needs vary. Sleep deprivation is associated with serious health issues, including increased risk for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and stroke. Here are five factors that will help you figure out what your sleep patterns are and how they compare to the larger population.   In theory, sleep should take up about eight out of every 24 hours, a third of our lives. But many of us don't actually sleep that m...
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Social media use and disturbed sleep

Are you spending more and more time consuming social media through your computer, mobile phone, video games, and social media apps? If so, you’re not alone. Data from Pew Research Center has shown that use of social media among adults has grown from 5% in 2005 to 69% in 2018, with almost 90% of 18–29-years-olds indicating use. Using social media of various forms may have some benefits; in addition to entertainment value, social media can also expose us to new ideas and current events, promote co...
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4 Ways to Ace Finals Week Without Burning Out

This finals week, remember to take care of yourself first. Tim Gouw This past week, I loaded myself up on premium espresso beverages, made the library my second home, and proceeded to ferociously tap away at my keyboard until I turned in my thesis two hours past the technical deadline. Because I barely stopped to eat, let alone sleep, my immune system was compromised and I ended up lying in bed for two days with a fever and a sore throat that, to this day, still pains me every time I swallow.N...
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Napping in a New York Minute

The stigma of sleeping in the middle of the day might be disappearing: Several offices have installed nap pods and wellness centers are offering sleep treatments.
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The Effects of Snoring Go Beyond Heart Disease

As we discussed previously, poor sleep impacts inflammation, hypertension, and attention deficit. In this third part of our three-part series on sleep and heart disease, we look closer at the effect of snoring on health with leading alternative health expert  Bryce Wylde. The effects of snoring on relationships The effects of snoring goes well beyond inflammation, hypertension, and attention deficit. The U.S. National Sleep Foundation reports that 90 million Americans are affected by snoring (...
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Easy Life Hacks for Better Organization

You're reading Easy Life Hacks for Better Organization, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Organization and productivity hacks are a hot topic right now. From best sellers like Kingston’s “Clear your Clutter with Feng Shui” to the Marie Kondo “Bringing You Joy” method, there seem to be almost as many ways to ditch your clutter as there are plans to lose weight. While studies show t...
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Your Guide To Better Sleep Habits

You're reading Your Guide To Better Sleep Habits, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Nothing can be more frustrating than laying on bed at night and waiting for sleep that won't come. There are many reasons why you're having a hard time dozing off. You may be suffering from insomnia, experiencing immense stress or practicing unhealthy lifestyle habits. It's also possible that ...
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Improve Your Sleep – And Win In Life!

There are so many things that we should not take for granted to lead a happy and healthy life, and sleep is one of them. Your parents always told you to take a nap when you were young, but you would resist because you always wanted to play. It’s the same in your teen years, where you need more sleep, but because you’re always out with your friends sleep is not a priority. As you get older, less time is spent sleeping. Work and having a family have changed your sleeping patterns and often y...
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Dennis McCarthy: Years after ‘Happy Days,’ the guy who played Potsie wants to save lives. Here’s how

No telling how long it would have taken Dr. Henry Heimlich to become a household name in this country if one of Merv Griffin’s scheduled guests on his syndicated TV talk show in the late-70s hadn’t canceled at the last minute, and Anson Williams agreed to fill in. Heimlich and Williams, Potsie Weber on “Happy Days,” were second cousins, and one day while visiting Williams on the set Heimlich confided he was having trouble getting national attention for a new maneuver he had perfected to save the...
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The science of how much sleep you actually need

Getting plenty of sleep each night is important to maintaining a healthy and productive life. But how much sleep do you actually need? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig tackle this question on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it." For the average adult, the National Sleep Foundation recommends 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night. Today, however, many Americans are sleep-deprived, which can have significant adverse effects on physical and cognitive functions. The reason why some people don’t get...
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How Startup Founders Can Avoid Burnout

Running a startup can be both exciting and stressful at the same time and if you are bootstrapping your startup then that adds another layer of complexity because budget is tight and time is running out on the amount of money you have left. This life style can cause a lot of founders to be overwhelmed and stressed. Here are some steps to help you be more productive with your time and avoid burnout. Plan and prioritize your work Kevin Kruse in his book 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time...
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