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7-9 Hours of Sleep Reduces Human Errors & Safety Incidents

Sleepiness can make you less effective at work. Sleep deprivation is also linked to increases in preventable human errors, safety incidents, and workplace arguments. FATIGUE We all have felt physical or mental fatigue, from jet lag to a hard day of work, but many fail to understand the constant fatigue our minds and bodies suffer…

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Sleep & Mental Health: Cause & Symptom?

Sleep and mental health are tied closely together. Poor sleep can cause or be a resulting symptom of mental health illness. Research has shown a direct link between chronic sleep deprivation and depression, anxiety and stress, and bipolar disorder. CAUSE Sleep disorders such as insomnia, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea, can lead to the development of…

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How Sleep Influences Nutrition & Weight

Poor sleep can be a cause and result of excess body fat since sleep deprivation disrupts appetite-controlling hormones, insulin management, and blood sugar levels. Put a stop to poor nutrition and lead a healthier lifestyle by improving your sleep. SLEEP INFLUENCES DIET Just one night of poor sleep disrupts our leptin and ghrelin levels, two…

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Spring Into Better Sleep

The benefits of better sleep far outweigh the work necessary to change poor sleep habits. Take the steps towards better sleep by understanding the science and value of sleep and practicing positive sleep habits. THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP Roughly half of the time spent sleeping is focused on physical restoration of the brain and body.…

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Sleep & Heart Health

Sleep is essential. Sleep is essential for improving our overall well-being and performing at our best. This in mind, the most important benefit of sleep is also one of the most misunderstood. Sleep is crucial for reducing our risk of developing life-threatening diseases. Sleep literally saves lives. BIOLOGY When we sleep, our body goes into…

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New Year, New Sleep Priorities

New Year, New Sleep Priorities Studies have shown that poor sleep can drastically increase your risks for developing deadly chronic conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Not to mention poor sleep wreaks havoc on your emotional and mental health, hindering your ability to focus, stay calm under pressure, and think rationally. Let’s make…

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How to Get Better Sleep While Traveling

How to Get Better Sleep While Traveling All the hard work we put into our sleep can easily be undone if we don’t take extra precautions to handle the disruption of traveling. Here are several tips to achieve quality sleep while traveling. Internal Factors Dehydration, too much (or too little) food, new foods, and high…

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Holiday Stress & Sleep

Manage holiday stress by making sleep a priority With temperatures dropping and leaves falling, the holidays must be right around the corner, and with them the excitement and joy of family time and memories as well as social pressures, deadlines and stress. Manage the holiday stress by making sleep a priority and following these quick…

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Scary Sleep Habits To Break

Sleep habits can strengthen or weaken your sleep Duration, Timing, Quality (DTQ). When we build and regularly practice positive sleep hygiene, we set ourselves up for optimal sleep health success. Avoid these scary sleep habits to be better prepared for the upcoming holiday season. Inconsistent Bed/Wake Time What time we lay down to sleep and…

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Mental Health + Sleep

How Mental Health And Sleep Depend On Each Other The quality of sleep you get each night heavily affects, and equally depends upon, the state of your mental health. Think of your sleep and your mental health as yin and yang, two seemingly contrary forces that are dependent on one another. Maintain Balance When proper…

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