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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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How to Fight the Blue Monday Blues

Do you know what Blue Monday is? And no, we’re not talking about the song by New Order.  Blue Monday is the name given to a date in January, usually the third Monday of the month (in 2020, Blue Monday falls on January 20) which is supposed to be the most depressing day of the…

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Sleep and Academic Performance: Sleep Your Way to Better Grades

Sleep and Academic Performance Does your child seem to be struggling in school? Is college starting to feel more overwhelming and frustrating than it needs to be? Are you (or your student) getting enough sleep? If not, poor sleep may be the culprit. The more you get a full eight hours of restful sleep with…

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress in 2020 (Hint: Sleep!)

Did you know that “be less stressed” is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions? In fact, it comes in 5th place for 2020, after exercising more, saving money, eating better, and losing weight.  Stress can negatively affect your body, your feelings and thoughts, and your behavior. Left unchecked, it can even contribute to…

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