• Does Sleep Impact Work Habits

    Does Sleep Impact Work Habits

    If it seems like everyone around you is highly overworked, technology-tethered, coffee-fueled, and sleep deprived, you might be right. According to the CDC, a third of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Sleep deprivation increases our risk for a multitude of metabolic disorders like obesity and heart disease, but it can also impede our abilities to concentrate and perform at work. We take a deeper look into sleep deprivation effects and how this simple yet costly behavior affects your productivity, and possibly your career.   Sleep Deprivation Causes Lack of sleep can be attributed to a number of factors both behavioral and physical. Many people suffer from sleep apnea – a…

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    How to Fall Asleep

    Falling asleep seems like such an easy thing to do after a long day of work, and yet many of us lie awake staring at the ceiling, or tossing and turning at night. Sleep is a somewhat complex and yet vital part of life There are many factors that affect how quickly we fall asleep, and the quality of sleep that we get after nodding off. Here are a few sleeping tips to help you catch more zzz’s, and stay asleep throughout the night.   Create a Bedtime Of all the sleep tips you’ll ever hear, even the ones in this article, possibly the most important tip is to stick…

  • Why Can’t I Sleep Through the Night

    Why Can’t I Sleep Through the Night

    Every night millions of Americans watch the morning sun come up after a restless night of tossing and turning and wonder “why can’t I sleep through the night?” There is a myriad of reasons for sleeplessness that include physiological,mental, environmental, even dietary factors that can hinder a night of recuperative sleep. Here are 5 reasons why you aren’t sleeping through the night, and simple sleep remedies to help you overcome trouble staying asleep. 1.Stress Stress is a natural part of life, but most of us experience chronic stress on a day to day basis that wreaks havoc on our well-being. Unfortunately chronic stress and sleeplessness go hand in hand. Without…

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  • How to Sleep When Pregnant

    How to Sleep When Pregnant

    Carrying a baby for 9 months comes with a number of unexpected changes and challenges that no one ever tells you about. One of the most basic and yet significant challenges is sleeping during pregnancy. Trying to get comfortable while maintaining a safe position for baby makes night time feel like the night shift on the job of growing a baby. Every trimester will bring about new challenges, but with the right sleep positions and techniques, a more restful night’s sleep is possible. Here are just a few suggestions to help you sleep like a baby while growing your own. First Trimester In your first trimester if you’re a stomach…

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