Once upon a time, so the story goes, a young prince was looking for a princess. A real princess. But there were just too many fakes in the group. Even when he found a real princess well she was disappointing too. But that was not the worst of the young princes problem. The young prince
Everyone knows that getting a good night’s rest has a bunch of health benefits. Lack of sleep can lead to everything from morbid obesity to schizophrenia. But this week we’re looking at a slightly more obscure benefit of sleep—its effect on your creativity. 00 Be the 1st to vote.
There has been quiet a bit of discussion lately about which is more important. Is the amount of time we sleep more important or the number of sleep cycles we go through? Why is that sometimes I can sleep 5-6 hours and wake up refreshed and ready for a challenging day? Yet some days I
How far are you willing to go to get a good night sleep? I mean beyond the usual sleeping pill, Valerian tea, and tart cherry juice. Are you willing to step into the unusual and bizarre world of cures for insomnia? We’ve all had trouble sleeping and know how crazy that can make us feel…but
In this short talk, Arianna Huffington shares a small idea that can awaken much bigger ones: the power of a good night’s sleep. Instead of bragging about our sleep deficits, she urges us to shut our eyes and see the big picture: We can sleep our way to increased productivity and happiness — and smarter
I love reading about alternative medical practices when it comes to my health. I have tried acupuncture and shiatsu massage for pain, and Ayurveda medicine for my blood pressure and heart issues. I find that the alternative solution, for treating medical issues, works great and without side effects. Although western medical science has made many
A big part of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia is learning exercises to help your body relax before bed. One way to do this is through progressive tensing and relaxing of your muscles while lying in bed. “Start at one end and work your way up or down your body,” says Joyce Walsleben, PhD, assistant professor
Scientists have directly observed the behavioral and cognitive effectiveness of the coffee nap and say that it’s more productive than coffee or naps on their own. In Japan, scientists found their subjects scored higher on memory tests after coffee naps. Subjects also claimed they felt less tired.
Many people feel that at nighttime they sleep great. But during the daytime they suffer from excessive sleepiness because of a host of underlying medical conditions. That’s right. A sleep disturbance me be a symptom of an underlying medical condition you may not even be aware of or if you are aware it may be
In a recent article published by NBC news, it was discussed how sleep trackers are causing people distress. It seems that people have become so fixated on getting their numbers just right, in the hopes of a good night’s sleep, that they have become stressed out and the sleep they wanted to improve has evaded