Now before you go down to your favorite package store and buy a case of your favorite brew, I am not talking about drinking beer for better sleep. We are discussing a compound in beer that gives it its heady flavor, hops. The herbal remedy known as hops is prepared from the female flowers of
Jacobson’s relaxation technique is a type of therapy that focuses on tightening and relaxing specific muscle groups in sequence. It’s also known as progressive relaxation therapy. By concentrating on specific areas and tensing and then relaxing them, you can become more aware of your body and physical sensations. Relaxing tension in the body will help
I do not know about you but I am tired of reading endless studies of what can happen if I do not get enough sleep. Everything from Alzheimer’s, to obesity and everything in between. Just knowing all these things doesn’t help me sleep any better, if at all. So today I want to take a
To help you determine if ASMR can help you sleep, listen to the video provided. Put your head on your pillow, close your eyes and see for yourself if it works for you.
As I am writing this blog for the newsletter I am listening to this seductive voice of a woman whispering in my ear. Her voice is gentle, soothing, and is relaxing me. You may think it a little strange, but I am listening to this wondering if all the hype about ASMR is true or
I understand that some people genuinely have difficulty falling asleep. I really do. But sometimes I think that the reason we do not fall asleep is that we have done it to ourselves. Who says that we have to be tuned in 24 hours a day? I go to family get together during the holidays and quiet
Which foods can help you sleep better? NutriBullet RD Sarah Lefkowitz shares her top 5 sleep-promoting foods, including almonds, decaf green tea, bananas, tart cherry juice and raw oats. These ingredients are tasty.
If you or someone you love suffer from insomnia, the consequences can be far more serious than being grumpy or tired. Studies are revealing that lack of sleep may result in Alzheimer’s. According to the “Center for Disease Control and Prevention” lack of sleep has become a health epidemic. It is estimated that about 50-70 American
Sleep trackers monitor your sleep session giving you a report in the morning of how good or bad you slept the previous night. Some device are monitoring air quality, heart rate, respiration, noise levels, how many times you tossed and turned, how many times you got up, and how many minutes you slept or didn’t
There is a cabin in the woods that is nestled on the sleepy shore of a crystal clear mountain lake. The waves lap the shore with a relaxing melody. The loons call as I sit on my front porch rocking chair. . . Drifting off to sleep.