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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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More Sleep, Less Risk

Life moves pretty fast. Accidents, errors and other unanticipated circumstances can arise quickly and, if not handled correctly, can just as quickly ruin your day, or your year. There is, however, one simple thing that everyone can do to help them anticipate, identify and react to risky situations: sleep! The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation We’ve…

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Back to School Sleep Tips

For most children, summertime means enjoying a more flexible schedule, staying up later than normal, sleeping in and extended play. However, as we approach the new school year, letting your little ones stay up later than usual can come with a price. For many children, this means sleepy mornings and increased irritability for the first…

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This Summer, Limit Screen Time to Improve Healthy Sleep for Your Family

Temperatures are climbing and school is officially out. What does that mean for your family? For many families that means children will more than likely be spending more time on electronic devices; watching more TV, playing more video games and spending more hours on the computer. However, the effects of electronics don’t just impact children,…

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Breathe Easy This Spring

Ah, spring! We all know someone who spends this season fighting allergies and asthma. While there are plenty of ways to find daytime relief, we tend to neglect breathing problems that occur during sleep. In fact, allergies, asthma and smoking increase the likelihood of an entire group of conditions known as Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB).…

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Sleep Right, Eat Right, Feel Right

We tend not to think about sleeping and eating as being interconnected; except for maybe that post-Thanksgiving “food-coma” in November. It turns out that every interaction your mind and body have with food is impacted by how well rested you are. From your mood and motivation to eat, to coordinating brain chemicals that trigger hunger,…

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Take a Moment to Appreciate Sleep

March is a great time to ponder the importance of sleep. World Sleep Day occurs March 16th and Daylight Savings Time starts the morning of March 11th – giving us all an unwelcome added dose of sleep deprivation. It turns out that there is a well-known week-long spike in car and workplace accidents following our…

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