Sleep Matters!

Sleep Matters!

Here’s why sleep really matters Sleep matters even when your schedule is packed and you’re trying hard to fit it all in. Losing a few hours of sleep now and then can’t make any difference. Right? Not exactly. Sleep is a lot more important than it may appear. It’s a restorative process that is vital to your […]

Teenagers and Sleep

Teenagers and Sleep

Teenagers and Sleep Article Teenagers and Sleep is as important as good grades. An article today in USA titled “Most Teens Start the Day at School Too Early”, really is an important study. Growing teens need a lot of sleep. It is a must that parents of teens require their kids to get to bed […]

Facial Spa The New Sleeping Pill

Facial Spa The New Sleeping Pill

Facial Spa The New Sleeping Pill Facial spa, I can barely stay awake during one. I actually took my husband with me one time and we had side by side facials. I was so embarrassed. He started snoring! It is sooooo relaxing. I do not know why but it is the best stress reducer around. […]

Go Camping For a Week to Learn Your Body’s Natural Sleep Cycle

Go Camping For a Week to Learn Your Body’s Natural Sleep Cycle

Lifehacker had this great article posted on their website. I love camping, so naturally, I loved this article. Is this a great photo by Eric Ravenscraft or what?   We know that our sleep schedules can shift to unnatural states in urban settings. To reset your body’s clock and learn your natural sleep patterns, try going […]

Rethinking Sleep

Rethinking Sleep

This was a very interesting article from The New York Times:   SOMETIME in the dark stretch of the night it happens. Perhaps it’s the chime of an incoming text message. Or your iPhone screen lights up to alert you to a new e-mail. Or you find yourself staring at the ceiling, replaying the day in your […]

5 Ways Summer Affects Sleep

5 Ways Summer Affects Sleep

It won’t be long before the dog days of summer are in our midst. But each season has its own unique way of affecting one of the most important health behaviors: sleep. Nearly a third of Americans report sleeping six or fewer hours a night, despite the fact that long-term deprivation has been linked with […]

Magnesium Supplements: Do They Help with Insomnia?

Magnesium Supplements: Do They Help with Insomnia?

It’s important to take a Calcium product with Vitamin D and Magnesium or add these to your daily regimen if your Calcium tablet does not contain them. Insufficient absorption of Vitamin D and Magnesium produced by Calcium supplements can be lessened if you take your Calcium before going to bed which would give the Calcium […]

Which Pillow do I Need?

Which Pillow do I Need?

Sleeping Positions Side Sleeper If you sleep on your side you will need a pillow that fills the space between the bed, your shoulder and your head. The pillow will need to support your head so that your spine is parallel to the mattress. If you find yourself sleeping with a hand or arm under […]

It Needs to be Dark!

It Needs to be Dark!

To block outside lights – such as street lamps or light in neighboring homes, try using window blinds, blackout curtains, or heavy drapes. An eye mask can provide your personal zone of darkness – and could be helpful if your partner’s reading light keeps you awake. If you tend to wake up during the night, keep the […]