The Cost of Cutting Sleep

The Cost of Cutting Sleep

An hour shaved from shuteye here, twenty minutes there. What are the dangers of insomnia? The cost might be larger than you think. When a team at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar evaluated the sleep patterns of over 500 participants over the course of a...
The Right Way to Boost Sleep with Supplements

The Right Way to Boost Sleep with Supplements

Certain herbs and tinctures have long been associated with relaxation and improved sleep. While modern science has explained the mechanism behind some of these remedies, others remain elusive; but in either case, countless people have found they can make a positive...
Does Losing Sleep Mean Losing Strength?

Does Losing Sleep Mean Losing Strength?

Sure, one late night might make you groggy, but here’s something we weren’t expecting: According to a study published in Biological Rhythm Research, when a group of football players reduced the number of hours they slept, their physical performance —...
Getting Better Sleep with a Bedroom Makeover

Getting Better Sleep with a Bedroom Makeover

Stress can rob us of our most precious sleep. But what if the bedroom — where we supposedly go to try to relax and escape the daily grind — is actually a source of some of that stress? Whether you’re looking for quick, affordable sleep makeover or full on feng shui is...
Get More Sun – Why Indoor Light is Ruining Your Sleep

Get More Sun – Why Indoor Light is Ruining Your Sleep

Do you feel groggy in the mornings but still struggle to fall asleep at bedtime? Do you often have trouble sleeping through the night and then suffer for it the next day? Since the advent of electricity, scientists have studied the effects of light on sleep. Electric...