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7 Sneaky Sources of Drowsiness and Fatigue

7 reasons why you're exhausted

Feeling tired is a national epidemic – it’s time to stop the suffering!   And that drowsiness doesn’t just affect productivity- it can be a serious safety factor too. Approximately 15% of work injuries can be attributed to fatigue. And some of the latest data raises red flags around getting behind the wheel of a […]

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40 Dietitian Approved Bedtime Snacks

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Americans love to nibble post-suppertime – here’s what you need to know to make better snack choices Dinner seems like it happened ages ago and the subtle pangs of hunger are becoming increasingly louder. Your stomach is telling you it’s time for a snack before bedtime. But the question is what should you eat? Too […]

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What Your Sleep Position Says About Your Personality

Have you ever wondered what your favorite sleep position says about your personality? A lot, according to all the research! When talking with a friend, do you stand with your arms straight by your side or with them crossed in front of your chest? Do you cock your head when listening or lean in or […]

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How to: Transition from Awake to Asleep

Having a good night’s sleep is not always easy especially after having a busy day. The constant need to feel connected to the world 24/7 gives people increasing levels of stress and “busyness” which makes getting a good night’s sleep difficult. Thankfully, nature has many cues for us to follow to help us settle down […]

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6 Best Gift Ideas for Those Who Love to Sleep

Is there anything better than the gift of great sleep? (The answer: Nope. Absolutely not.) If you still haven’t figured out what to buy for friends and family members this year, consider giving them something that will help them score better zzz’s. Useful, thoughtful, and even fun, these presents will be adored by all—yes, even […]

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5 Way to Get Your Family to Sleep on Christmas Eve

It can be hard to get your kids to fall asleep on a normal night, but Christmas Eve? Forget about it. Anticipation over a visit from Santa Claus, excitement about the soon-to-be-opened presents, lots of sweet treats, and a complete shift from their normal schedule can make even the easiest kid impossible to put to […]

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How to Go to Bed Earlier

Sleep, sweet sleep. We all say it “oh I am going to bed early tonight,” but do we actually make that commitment? It can often feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get enough of it to wake up feeling refreshed. What can you do about it? Many times, the answer is […]

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How Sleep Affects Memory and Learning

A good night’s sleep is essential for learning new info and remembering it later. When you’re trying to learn new information or study for a test, you might be tempted to stay up late and review the material again and again. Hello, cramming! It’s a popular tactic, but not a smart one. By burning the […]

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How Sleep Can Help Save Your Memory

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Feeling foggy and forgetful these days? One key to sharpening your memory may be reworking your sleep schedule so that you get more shuteye, since your brain works overtime while you’re in bed to help boost your ability to remember. A healthy dose of sleep can help you… Learn new skills. Whether you’ve just been taught how to play […]

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What is Sleep Talking and Should I be Concerned?

Say what? Find out why some people talk in their sleep. Are you quite the gabber during the night, or is your sleeping partner? Learn more, below, about why people chatter during slumber. Sleep talking is a sleep disorder defined as talking during sleep without being aware of it. Technically called “somniloquy,” talking while you […]

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