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Boost your Brain Power

In a world where we all seem to be on the go all the time, exhaustion and anxiety feel like they are running at an all time high. It is hard to process everything going on all at once, leading to forgetfulness and feeling overwhelmed. Luckily there are super simple ways to boost your brain…

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Tips and Tricks for overcoming Jet Lag

With the summer in full swing, it seems like more and more people are hopping in the car, jumping on a plane and heading to vacation. With lots of fun planned for the road ahead we often forget to factor in the most important part: Sleep! Getting enough sleep is the key to being able…

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Forget the Alarm: Don’t Feel Guilty about Those Lazy Weekends

Science says sleeping in on the weekend may help you live longer—especially if you don’t get enough rest during the week. We’re wrapping up Better Sleep Month with a look at a bit of “catch up” sleep could be a major boost to your health. Scientists have long known about the connection between how much…

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Are Men Really Better in Bed?

May is Better Sleep Month Better sleep can lead to a better life. When you’re well rested it’s so much easier to meet goals, choose healthier foods, and feel energized to exercise. Last week the Better Sleep Council (BSC) released its findings from a new survey on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep…

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Awakening the Mysteries of an Abnormal Sleep Disorder

It’s been featured in many magazines, most major newspapers, and on TV: a good night’s sleep plays a crucial role in our overall health. In addition to fostering muscle growth, protein synthesis, and tissue repair, sleep is vital in helping manage our stress and emotions1,2. While these rejuvenating functions can occur throughout sleep, the most…

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May is Better Sleep Month

May is Better Sleep Month How’s Your “Sleep Hygiene?” Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent the CDC calls it a public health epidemic. Do you need that extra cup of coffee to get going in the morning? Are you longing for a nap after lunch? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that…

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Sweet Dreams Elusive for Many Americans

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-8 Most Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Why? Life just seems too busy: We wake up early to get the kids off to school (all while drinking copious amounts of coffee); drive them to school; drive another 30 minutes to work; work a full eight- or nine-hour day (while…

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