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Where Are the Best Places to Grab a Power Nap?

Talia April 17, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he benefits of a power nap are reaching the level of common knowledge in the world today. Talk shows chatting about them, Harvard conducting studies on them, and hordes of eBooks and other literature all addressing the many benefits of taking a daily power nap. It’s hard to argue with such a consensus, so now the only…

When is the Best Time to Take a Power Nap?

Talia April 20, 2015 2 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]lthough it may seem counter-intuitive at first, the fact is that healthy people often take naps. While some may think naps are for little kids, convalescents and the elderly, the truth is that a healthy human body, functioning properly, actually thrives off of power naps. But, since most people work basic 40-hour weeks under a boss, it…

The Invasion of Tech on Our Sleep Schedules

Talia April 27, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he average person rarely pays attention to how poorly they’re sleeping until it becomes a legitimate problem of sleepless nights, grogginess during the day, and other sleep-related issues. While few want to admit it, one of the biggest reasons so many people are suffering with sleep issues today is that electronics have infiltrated every aspect of our…

Battling Jet Lag

Talia May 4, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]illions of people from all across the globe travel frequently via planes and are constantly going back and forth through time zones. While New York and LA’s three-hour difference may be easy enough to adjust to, once you get from, say, LA to the UK, and have to deal with an 8-hour difference, or even more for…

Adult Napping: A New Sweeping Trend

Talia May 11, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]H[/su_dropcap]ave you ever heard the phrase, “A dog’s life”? If so, you may have wondered what makes a dog’s life so leisurely. It is perhaps the fact that a dog can just up and nap during the day, and be ready to bark as soon as he wakes up. In fact, over 85% of all mammals have…

A Good Night’s Sleep: The Thin Line Between Happiness and Depression

Talia May 20, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]hether you heard your grandma say it or heard it in your favorite song, “Everybody gets the blues.” But just how true is that? Of course, let us first distinguish between the blues, as in feeling down in the dumps, and legitimate depression. Everyone has most likely been bummed out before; but when speaking about depression, that’s…

Is the Latest Sleep Tech Really Helpful?

Talia May 25, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]O[/su_dropcap]ur bodies and brains need sleep. And while the debate rages on concerning how many hours one should sleep per night—e.g. 6, 8, more, etc—the fact is that sleeping recharges our brain, helps our muscles recuperate and heal, and it restores our bodies’ energy levels. Healthy sleep can aid in maintaining a healthy weight, helping with back…

Yoga for a Better Sleep

Talia June 1, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]any are undoubtedly skeptics when it comes to claims, particularly eastern claims, pertaining to the abilities of the body to tap into existentialism; e.g. tapping into chi or mysterious spirit energy. And such is to be expected in this age of instant communication and boundless information. Most people prefer to see facts before believing.So, when you hear…

The Worst Pre-Bedtime Sleeping Habits

Talia June 8, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]I[/su_dropcap]f one were to take all the many millions of people in America alone who suffered from regular sleeplessness, you would find more people unable to sleep than residents of nations like Canada and the UK. Sleeplessness is a huge problem all across the globe, and unfortunately sleeplessness is often self-inflicted. Of course, as one might say…

Beauty Sleep: Fact or Fiction?

Talia June 15, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]I[/su_dropcap] need to get my beauty sleep!” – One of the most popular turns of phrases. The concept of beauty sleep basically relies on sleep being a factor of restoration to a person’s physical appearance: Those fine lines, taught skin, etc, all improving with the correct amount of sleep. But how true is beauty sleep as a…

Is Sleeping Naked Actually Beneficial?

Talia June 30, 2015 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]here are numerous old wives’ tales, remedies and urban legends revolving around sleep. Some insist you should wear socks to sleep. Some believe that a good night’s sleep requires sleeping on your side. The meme generation and its lifehacks believe that you should blink about 400 times to make your eyes very tired. And, some people even…

The Wonderful, Beneficial World of Naps

Talia July 6, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or many years, it was considered a colloquialism that naps were for children and the elderly; and that young, healthy, strong adults did not need naps. However, as more is uncovered about naps, their many health benefits and medical uses, it’s becoming clearer that these short bursts of rests taken during the day are actually very advantageous,…

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