Contrary to popular belief, sleep is not for the dead, it’s actually a really productive way to spend your time. More
A new survey suggests that sad caffeine-addicted Americans aren’t the only ones with sleeplessness problem–this is world wide exhaustion and it’s getting worse. More
From sleep sweating fears to sex to anxiety, there are tons of reasons napping is rough. Here’s a few that you might relate to — and some tips to try. More
I’m not sure if I’ve ever had a “good night’s sleep.” Sure, I’ve slept for 16 hour stretches after letting both ends burn until I’m practically hallucinating, but I’ve never been the kind of person that could yawn, stretch and … More
If anyone ever asks me “How do you sleep at night?” after finding out what a scummy human I am, I could easily say “I don’t” without skipping a beat. More
Sometimes, science tells us things we do not necessarily want to hear. This is one of those times. More
I mean, has anyone ever made a healthy decision at 3:00 a.m.? More
Do you have a harder time sleeping on any particular night of the week compared to the other nights? Me neither–all nights are equally sleepless. But if I did have a particularly rough night for sleeping it would obviously be Sunday. More
You’ve probably heard various claims that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is being over-diagnosed in Americans, particularly in children, who are then medicated and labeled as having a “learning disability” at school. However, this recent NYT article presents an even more interesting … More
A study shows that night owls perform worse at school than morning people, but not because they’re any less intelligent. More
Why call this mix of chia seeds, pumpkin seeds and Greek yogurt a ‘sleepytime parfait?’ Because it’s super rich in tryptophan, an amino acid the body needs to make sleep hormone melatonin and mood-booster serotonin. More
If you find yourself popping sleeping pills and still tossing and turning all night, you may want to look at a few foods you can add into your diet that will help you get a longer, deeper sleep.
Melatonin supplements are my favorite sleep-aid these days (and I say this as a former NyQuil fiend). They could also be good way to protect against diabetes, according to a new study.
In the wake of Daylight Savings Time, chances are you’re feeling a little groggy this morning. That’s why, in 1999, Boston University professor William Anthony and his wife created National Napping Day. The first Monday after the time change can be a bitch, but napping can help with the transition. Taking a nap can actually make you a better thinker, a better employee and might even help cut the risk of heart disease. More