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Emailing while asleep

According to a case described in the medical journal Sleep Medicine, a 44-year-old sleepwalker logged onto her computer and emailed out party invitations to friends. Fortean Times magazine looks at this case and several other bizarre episodes of somnambulism. From Fortean Times: The mails themselves were perhaps not up to the woman's waking standard; each was in a random mix of upper and lower case characters, badly formatted and containing odd expressions. — Read the rest
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5 Best Mattresses For Sleep-Deprived Entrepreneurs

Here is a list of the 5 best mattresses for business owners who need to catch up on their beauty rest so they can be at their best. The post 5 Best Mattresses For Sleep-Deprived Entrepreneurs appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Sleep, Others


Women’s Mental Health: 10 Reasons Yours Isn’t Where It Should Be

Every woman appreciates the value of protecting her health. However, millions continue to struggle with mental health issues. In many cases, it can be attributed to a lack of identifying the source... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Health, Parenting, Sleep, Fitness, Finances, Home Security


Seven simple steps to sounder sleep

How I overcome my chronic insomnia with scienceEverything about our day impacts our sleep. How many minutes we spend outside, what and when we eat, what’s happening with our hormones, our habits, emotions, stress and thoughts – all this feeds into the sleep we end up with at night. All of which I was completely oblivious to when battling chronic insomnia for years on end.Sleep anxiety can create a very real and vicious circle. I would spend hours lying in bed, increasingly wired, anxious and exh...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Sleep, Life and style, Health & wellbeing


Mike Flanagan's Midnight Mass Already Has A Fan In Stephen King

In recent years, director Mike Flanagan has emerged as the heir apparent to Frank Darabont, just in terms of his propensity for executing solid film adaptations of Stephen King stories. Though we won't be seeing "Revival," his third planned adaptation, he's got two more under his belt already, and King is still keeping his eye on Flanagan's other projects.It's possible we'll see them team up again in the future, but in the meantime, there's "Midnight Mass," Flanagan's upcoming Netflix series, wh...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Jack Nicholson, Sleep, Stephen King, Netflix, Stanley Kubrick, Kubrick, Rebecca Ferguson, King, Frank Darabont, Rose, Flanagan, Gerald, Mike Flanagan


We tried every Casper mattress: here are the good and bad aspects of each

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. James Brains/Insider Casper is a top name in the bed-in-a-box industry, making mattresses for all types of sleepers. We've tested almost all of its mattresses, including the Original and our favorite, the Nova Hybrid. We've included some Casper models in our picks for the best mattresses. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. Table of Contents: Masthead Stick...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Sleep, California, US, Trends, Features, Bedroom, Casper, Max, Murray, Mattress, Labor Day Black, James Brains, David Slotnick, Insider Picks


What really happens when your foot goes to sleep?

Imagine you've just sat down to watch your favorite TV show. You decide to snuggle in with your legs crisscrossed because you find it more comfortable that way. When the episode ends, you try to stand up and suddenly your right foot isn't working. At first you just can't move it, then it feels like it has pins and needles all over it. For a minute or two it feels uncomfortable and weird, but soon enough you are able to stand up and walk around normally. What just happened? I'm an exercis...
Tags: Sleep, Biology, Sports, Neuroscience, Innovation, Don, Human body, Zachary Gillen, Exercise Physiology Mississippi State University


How you can learn a new language during certain phases of sleep

Participants were given headphones to listen to while asleep. FreshSplash/Getty Images If you're learning a language but are finding it a slow process, there may ways to speed things up. Your brain can establish links between words in two languages while you're asleep. That means sophisticated learning is possible while you're snoozing. See more stories on Insider's business page. While we can't exactly work or cook at the same time as snoozing, our brains are still ver...
Tags: UK, Science, Learning, Sleep, Life, International, Trends, Skills, Nordic, Learning Languages, Tech Insider, Science Contributors, BI General Contributors, Tech Contributors, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


Dream on! The surprising health benefit of a weekend lie-in

An extra hour on Saturday and Sunday may be no substitute for a regular good night’s sleep – but according to new research it may help stave off depressionName: The weekend lie-in.Age: As old as the weekend. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Sleep, Life and style, Depression, Health & wellbeing


How to Get the Most Out of Your Sleep

We all know getting a good night’s sleep is important, but too often, we just settle for the “night’s sleep” part and leave out the “good.” Maybe that’s because we think how “good” we sleep is mostly out of our hands—but there are ways to maximize your sleep so your waking hours are even better.Read more...
Tags: Sleep, Biology, Lifehacks, Dream, Sleep Deprivation, Caroline Kryder, Branches Of Biology, Neuroscience Of Sleep, Neurophysiology, Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Non Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Parasomnias


"I am monitoring this trend of MSM comments that make anything into an occasion to bring up Trump."

I said, in the comments to a post yesterday, because I felt that I needed to explain why I saw fit to quote a comment that appeared in the NYT: "I find that imagining I am going to wake in the morning and read in the NY Times that Trump is dead puts me to sleep immediately."  It was an article promising tips on how to get back to sleep when you wake up in the middle of the night. Trump doesn't belong there! Maybe someone who loves Trump could get back to sleep contemplating Trump, but here's a...
Tags: Death, Sleep, Law, Washington Post, ANN, Trump, Ny Times, Scott Adams, MSM, Ann Althouse, Trump derangement syndrome, Retail Lawyer, Insty


What to Do About Your Broken Android Alarm Clock

Most of us rely on our smartphones to wake up in the morning. Unless your battery really sucks, we don’t encounter a Home Alone situation very often. But when your alarm isn’t reliable, and you have someplace important to be, you have a big problem. and that is what going on with Android’s Clock app, as a new bug…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Sleep, Smartphones, Computing, Lifehacks, Alarms, Operating Systems, Clock, Alarm Clock, Redditor, Computer Architecture, Google LLC, Alarm Device, Sleepbot


Losing sleep could be making you unpopular, lonely, and ruining your relationships

The past few decades have seen a marked increase in loneliness and an equally dramatic decrease in sleep duration. Domaskina/Shutterstock Sleep loss can badly impact your social life, a team at University of California at Berkeley found. It can lead to antisocial and reclusive behavior but it can also affect how others treat you. If you're sleep-deprived, it may also cause others around you to shy away from you too. See more stories on Insider's business page. Whether it's cryi...
Tags: UK, Networking, Sleep, Life, Relationships, Friendship, International, Trends, Nordic, Sleep Deprivation, Nature Communications, University of California at Berkeley, Matthew Walker, Ben Simon, University of California In, BI General Contributors


The best mattress sales happening in September 2021 - including deals on DreamCloud, Leesa, and Casper

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Save big on popular mattress brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Casper, and Sleep Number in the summer. Right now, save $200 on the DreamCloud Premier mattress, the top mattress reviewed by our team. Read more about how the Insider Reviews team evaluates deals and why you should trust us. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Purchasing a mattress is a tough process. Doing so while balancing a budget can make things...
Tags: Reviews, Deals, Home, Sleep, Sale, Trends, Features, Bedroom, Helix, Bedding, Emma, Simmons, Sealy, Mattress, Leesa, James Brains


The 5 best mattresses for back pain we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The ideal mattress for back pain will feel medium firm and offer great pressure relief and support. The Leesa Hybrid is our top pick with its medium firmness and impressive cooling and edge support. If you want a different firmness level, check out our guide to the best mattresses. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. According to the Health Policy Institute, eight percent of all adult Americans suffer from chronic back pain...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Sleep, California, US, Trends, Georgia, CSR, Features, Buying Guide, Bedroom, B Corp, Jain, Bedding, Huff, Johns Hopkins Hospital


Eight Sleep raises $86M as its smart mattress and ‘sleep fitness’ technology approaches $500M valuation

The venture world is — quite literally — waking up to the potential of applying artificial intelligence to a wider variety of real-world, consumer-driven problems, and today comes the latest development on that front: Eight Sleep, which makes “smart” mattresses and mattress covers for regular mattresses that use machine learning and other artificial intelligence-based algorithms to improve your sleep both by changing temperature and monitoring other physical parameters to provide an overall pict...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, TC, Europe, UK, New York, Hardware, Sleep, Funding, Tech, Kevin Hart, J D Martinez, Zeit, Kyle Vogt, Gracias


Here’s how early school begins – and why it is bad for students

This map shows when school starts across America — way too early according to specialists.Due to early school starts, America's students are "chronologically sleep-deprived."California is spearheading a change, which should result in improved academic results. A student napping in a lecture hall. American adolescents are "chronically sleep-deprived and pathologically sleepy."Credit: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLouisiana's state bird is the brown pelican. It shoul...
Tags: Transportation, Maps, Texas, Minnesota, Sleep, California, Cdc, Washington, America, United States, Wyoming, New Hampshire, Alaska, Iowa, Innovation, Schools


Keep it short and before 3pm: what the sleep scientists say about naps

Napping is a symbol of laziness but it can improve our memory, creativity, empathy and problem-solvingNapping has long been a symbol of laziness, but actually it is an essential bodily function that improves our memory, creativity, empathy and problem-solving abilities.Sleep scientists say the gold standard for good physical and mental health is making sure you get between seven and nine hours’ sleep every day, but not necessarily all in one go. Related: National Trust to give staff siestas in...
Tags: Health, Science, Sleep, Life and style, Mental Health, Health & wellbeing, University of Oxford


‘Sleep is venture capital’: employers wake up to benefits of a nap

After lockdown some businesses understand better how flexible working hours enhance productivityA three-hour break in the middle of the working day for a languorous lunch, followed by a restorative nap sounds like the Mediterranean dream, but employers in Spain are increasingly moving away from this rigid schedule, which for many workers feels more like a nightmare. The merits of introducing the siesta in the UK have been hotly debated this week after the National Trust unveiled plans to move to...
Tags: UK, Sleep, Spain, Life and style, UK News, Work & careers, Health & wellbeing, Work-life balance, National Trust, Mediterranean


Q&A Sessions: ‘I cannot fix Eskom. But we can fix this’ — André de Ruyter

Meet the father, the cook and the chief executive of Eskom, who wakes up at 3am and writes speeches. André de Ruyter speaks to Athandiwe Saba about the future of the power utility, balancing its debt and how to make the best bully beef toast The post Q&A Sessions: ‘I cannot fix Eskom. But we can fix this’ — André de Ruyter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Energy, Cooking, Sleep, Employment, Reading, Dancing, South Africa, Nursing, Treasury, Clean Energy, National, Sustainable Energy, Fatherhood, Power Outages, Green Energy, Family Life


Here's what NASA says is the perfect length for a power nap

A Navy chief sleeps between exercises near Azusa, California. Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Peter Blair/US Navy Everyone gets groggy around mid-afternoon, and a nap is usually the best way to recharge. Now NASA has found the ideal length for some midday shut-eye. See more stories on Insider's business page. Everyone gets that "2:30 feeling."Military personnel happen to get it at all times of day. Maybe you're on mids. Maybe you're in transit from Afghanistan to Japan...
Tags: Japan, Sleep, Navy, Trends, Nap, Nasa, Afghanistan, Italy, Sleeping, Cote, US Marine Corps, Brock University, Power Nap, Azusa California, Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense


Struggle To Sleep at Night? You May Suffer From One of These Common Sleep Disorders

Do you find yourself lying awake at night, unable to fall asleep? When morning comes, and you are still exhausted, it may be because you suffer from a sleep disorder. Not getting enough sleep can make it difficult to do your job productively, make it unsafe for you to drive, and contribute to chronic health problems and obesity. Read on to learn more about some of the most common sleep disorders and what you can do to stop this cycle of sleeplessness. Restless Leg Syndrome Restles...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Sleep, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Sleeping, Melatonin, Sleep Problems, Home Life, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Solutions, Restless Leg Syndrome


Want to remember something? Maybe eat some chocolate

Sleep is essential to how we function, and one of its more important aspects is how it consolidates memories.The brain decides for us which memories we ought to keep. It does so based upon the strength of an emotional experience, either positive or negative.New research suggests that during NREM sleep, our brain is more likely to store positive memories.Sleep feels great. After a long day, there is nothing quite so welcoming as a warm, comfortable bed. We hardly need science to tell us that ever...
Tags: Sleep, Neuroscience, Innovation, Delta, Gerry, University of Geneva, Matthew Walker, NREM, Virginie Sterpenich, Sterpenich


How it's possible to learn a new language during certain phases of sleep

Participants were given headphones to listen to while asleep. FreshSplash/Getty Images If you're learning a language but are finding it a slow process, there may ways to speed things up. Your brain can establish links between words in two languages while you're asleep. That means sophisticated learning is possible while you're snoozing. See more stories on Insider's business page. While we can't exactly work or cook at the same time as snoozing, our brains are still ver...
Tags: UK, Science, Learning, Sleep, Life, Germany, International, Trends, Nordic, Deutsch, BI International, Learning Languages, Tech Insider, Business Insider Deutschland, Science Contributors, BI General Contributors


I've tested almost every Casper mattress, and this one is by far the best

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Casper Side-sleepers usually need a soft mattress to support shoulders and hips without additional pressure. The Casper Nova Hybrid Mattress (starting at $1,195) has a softer-than-average feel that cradles my body. Nova Hybrid Mattress (Queen) (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Casper has been one of the top bed-in-a-box brands since it first hit the market in 2014. One reason why the compan...
Tags: Reviews, Sleep, US, Trends, Bedroom, Casper, APR, Mattress, James Brains, Home (Reviews, IP Freelance, IP Reviews, In line recirc, Masthead Sticky Casper, Insider Reviews 2021, James Brains Insider Though


These are the only linen sheets that fit over my deep mattress - they keep me cool at night and have only gotten softer after years of use

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Magic Linen MagicLinen's sheets blew me out of the water with their breadth of colors and deep-mattress option. Two years after I initially wrote this review, my sheets have aged so beautifully, getting softer and cozier with every wash. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Deep Fitted Sheet (Queen) (small) Linen sheets may be a weird thing to have strong feelings about, but I have many opinions -...
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Interior designers swear by these 8 luxury bedding brands for creating a cozy and attractive bedroom

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We asked interior designers about bedding brands they use for client projects and their own homes. Parachute and Pom Pom at Home are designer favorites. We included specific product recs from these brands, from linen sheets to alpaca throws. Frette/Instagram Bedding - the sheets, comforters, throws, and pillows that make a full and inviting bed - are a big part of ...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Sleep, Trends, Designer, Bedroom, Marriott, Pom Pom, Bedding, Blair, Bloomingdale, Coyuchi, Connie Chen, Shelby Girard, Insider Picks, Product Card


The Thuma bed frame is one of the best products I've ever tested, and its puzzle-like pieces easily assemble without tools

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Thuma bed frame took 30 minutes to assemble, starting from the moment my husband and I laid out all the pieces to placing the mattress on top of the frame and making the bed. Emily Hochberg/Insider Thuma is a direct-to-consumer brand; its flagship platform bed frame can be assembled easily without tools. It's made from solid, repurposed wood and all the pieces interlock, with just two hand-tight...
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How waking up without an alarm clock improved my fitness and productivity

Research suggests people who switch between day and night shifts are more likely to develop certain chronic illnesses. Getty Images / Hirurg Social jetlag is a condition that arises partially due to rising at an "unnatural" time on weekdays. People who switch often between day and night shifts are more likely to develop Type II diabetes. Those who suffer from social jetlag have a higher risk of heart disease, depression, and obesity. See more stories on Insider's business page. I loath...
Tags: UK, Sleep, Ebay, Life, International, Trends, Strategy, Austria, Netherlands, Oxford, New Zealand, Sleep Cycles, Rocky Mountains, Nordic, University Of Colorado, Alarm Clock


I've tested 19 sets of sheets, and L.L.Bean makes the softest cotton sheets I've ever slept on

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Connie Chen/Insider I love percale sheets because they're light, crisp, and soft. I've tested 19 sheet sets (and counting), and L.L.Bean's percale sheets are hands down the best. Made from smooth and durable pima cotton, they're the most comfortable sheets I've tried. Pima Cotton Percale Sheet Set (Queen) (small) The softest, most comfortable, and most durable sheets I've ever ...
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