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6 Surprising Foods that Make You Sleepy

No, turkey is not (fully) to blame   Yes, the big bird can make you tired, explains Bils, but a lot of it has to do with everything else on the Thanksgiving table.   “Turkey, along with a lot of foods, supplies an essential amino aci

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6 Surprising Foods that Make You Sleepy

No, turkey is not (fully) to blame   Yes, the big bird can make you tired, explains Bils, but a lot of it has to do with everything else on the Thanksgiving table.   “Turkey, along with a lot of foods, supplies an essential amino acid,” he says. “It’s something your body needs but can’t…

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Help Your Body Recover: The Game of Your Life

It’s hard to think of another job with more bumps & bruises than being a professional football player in the NFL.  Recovery is a huge aspect of the game to help players stay healthy and do their best on and off the field.  Minnesota Vikings player Pat Elflein shares what he does to help his…

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STUDENTS FEEL HELPLESS: WHY SLEEP GETS AN ‘F’

“I have a student that was a fourth grader last year who was continuously disrespectful in class and did not care about doing any work. He would often sit and put his head down. Discipline did not seem to help. One day he was spending his recess with me as a consequence, and I started…

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Our mission is to cover home, wellness and tech with an eye toward helping people get quality sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help make your home a haven for you and your partner; improve your whole family’s mind, body & soul; and make tech accessible for real people.

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY: WHAT MAKES THE GAME

Pro athlete or average Joe/Josephine), we all need to take care of our bodies.  Watch this video to learn what Minnesota Vikings player, Harrison Smith says wasn’t always a part of his wellness routine, but now is a huge part.   “When I came into the league, I didn’t know enough about it,” said Harrison…

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Insider Story: Get Moving With a Military Family

In the past twelve years, Erica Tiggs has lived in six different cities. Though she’s originally from Alabama, she had been living near Atlanta before she married her husband, Gabriel, who serves in the U.S. Marine Corps. The military moved them to southern California, then to North Carolina and—six years and one child later—back across…

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BIOMETRICS COMES TO NFL: WHAT FINGERPRINTS CAN DO

When Seattle Seahawks’ fans descend upon CenturyLink Field this season, they’ll be able to skip the concession lines thanks to biometrics. They won’t have to spend 20 minutes shushing hungry kids in line or fumble for their IDs to buy beer. Instead, they can scan their fingerprint in a separate checkout lane and instantly pay…

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Tips for Surviving Flu Season

Nothing can make your winter days and nights as miserable as a bout of flu. Fever, aching muscles, chills, congestion and unrelenting fatigue are some of the telltale signs of the dreaded infection. Flu season isn’t a quickly passing phase. It begins in early October and lasts through April, or even May.   The flu…

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Help Your Body Recover: The Game of Your Life

It’s hard to think of another job with more bumps & bruises than being a professional football player in the NFL.  Recovery is a huge aspect of the game to help players stay healthy and do their best on and off the field.  Minnesota Vikings player Pat Elflein shares what he does to help his…

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SELF-CARE IN HARD TIMES, KATIE COURIC & SHELLY IBACH

“We all spend so much time and energy thinking about our future and believing we have sight-line to it. The reality is we really don’t. We have the day we’re in.  One of my life lessons, has been to stay present. Live your life for the day you are in. I lost my husband a…

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Insider Story: An Architect Sees the Light

Kurt Beres helps people see the world in a different way, literally. They probably don’t know it—they don’t see him, just the subtle results of his handiwork as an architect specializing in lighting design. “I can make your brain think a space is brighter than it is, even if it’s pretty dim just by evening…

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Be Inspired to Unlock Your Potential, Colin-Style

  Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep Number 360® smart beds, with SleepIQ® technology inside, sense your movements and automatically adjust firmness, comfort and support to keep you both sleeping comfortably. Find your Sleep Number®setting for your best possible night’s sleep.

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