Topic: sleep

It’s National Napping Day! Celebrate With A Snooze

It's National Napping Day! Celebrate With A Snooze

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 »

Why Can’t You Remember Things As You Age? Science Is Beginning To Understand The Answer

Why Can't You Remember Things As You Age? Science Is Beginning To Understand The Answer

As humans, our memories are one of the most powerful and distinctive things about us as individuals. But as we grow older, we seem to have trouble remembering things, which can be incredibly frustrating for ourselves and our loved ones. Science has never actually know why the aging memory of humans declines, but researchers are beginning to figure out the reasons via a new study. More »

This Eye-Opening Study Will Make You Sleep More…And Weigh Less

This Eye-Opening Study Will Make You Sleep More...And Weigh Less

Sleep, those precious hours that often get cut short in the midst of our busy, over-scheduled, over-stressed lives could be the real culprit behind our nation’s obesity epidemic. According to new research, sleep is just as important as diet and exercise when it comes to weight loss. Here’s why.

Reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers touted the benefits of sleep and how a lack of it can contribute to our waistlines: More »