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The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

How did you sleep last night? That simple question can make or break your day. When you get a good night’s sleep, you feel like you can take on the world, and getting your fair share means enjoying a host of energizing benefits, including improved memory and creativity, decreased inflammation and improved immune function. But…

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6 Foods to Reduce Stress and Nourish Your Body

6 Foods to Reduce Stress and Nourish Your Body

Six foods to reduce stress and nourish your body. Understanding Cortisol Levels We all have stress from time to time. But when it goes on for weeks, or months, chronic stress can impact all the body's systems—especially the adrenal glands, small organs that rest on top of the kidneys and are responsible for releasing important…

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Hitting snooze confuses your brain more than waking up

Hitting snooze confuses your brain more than waking up

To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us probably use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives. Just a few more minutes under the covers, a time to gather our thoughts, right? While such snoozing might seem harmless, it…

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Sleep Myths, Debunked

Here, we put five common sleep misconceptions to bed — once and for all. Not logging enough zzz’s? Join the club: One in 3 adults doesn’t get adequate sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But before you self-diagnose as an insomniac, there are several sleep myths that need debunking. Read on…

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Are You Getting Adequate Sleep? 7 Ways to Rest Better

Are You Getting Adequate Sleep? 7 Ways to Rest Better

Sleep is an essential body function, but busy working moms aren’t necessarily able to pay it the proper respect. That’s unfortunate because a good night’s sleep is vital for your physical and emotional health. When you manage to get solid and adequate rest, your brain restores itself, and you find yourself much more able to…

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5 Ways Sleep Supports Your Immune System

You’ve felt it before: low energy, weakness all over and that unshakeable brain fog. It’s not your imagination. Skipping sleep takes its toll – and not just on your productivity at work. Sleep has strong ties to the body’s immune system. In fact, a 2009 study found those who slept five hours or less were…

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Why is Daylight Saving Time the Worst?

Are you ready to lose an hour of sleep? Getting enough sleep to function is hard enough without forcing our bodies to “spring forward”. Daylight Saving Time is a great reminder that spring is on its way.  Who doesn’t like warmer weather and longer days of sunshine? However, that tiny one-hour difference shifts our internal…

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