Woman doing yoga in bed. Kneeling, lying forward with one arm out and one behind back in a twist.
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Morning Yoga Poses To Do In Bed

Los Angeles-based certified yoga instructor Laurel Erilane, a teacher on the Yoga Wake Up app, offers a simple sequence you can do in bed to kick-start your morning. She recommends holding the below postures for one to two minutes. That’s less than 10 minutes added to your morning routine.   RECLINED BUTTERFLY (Supta Baddha Konasana)…

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Wellness Posts

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Go to Bed Mad!

“Never go to bed mad.”   These five words are among the most common relationship advice couples get.   But is it true?   According to couples therapists, that answer isn’t so simple.   Yes, Peace Reigns   “It’s not good to go to bed furious at each other,” says Sherry Amatenstein, a New York…

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What to Eat for an Energetic Day and Restful Sleep

Tired? Tips on what to eat for more energy and more restful sleep.   You know that sleep is important — but did you know that the foods you eat throughout the day can have a big impact on how you’re feeling, and how well you sleep at night?   Think about the way you…

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Focus on Quality Sleep During the Pandemic

Ever heard the saying, “Sleep is the best medicine?” A similar worded proverb exists in almost every culture — and for good reason.   Sleep is an important pillar of a strong immune system. It’s nature’s way of helping your body fend off attackers — something we all need right now during the COVID-19 pandemic….

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5 Ways To Prevent Caregiver Burnout With Better Sleep

Every day as the sun goes down, nearly 44 million caregivers across the country are facing another night of restless sleep. These are unpaid individual (for example, a spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor) involved in assisting others with activities of daily living and/or medical tasks. While science points to healthy rest as the…

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Trade Up Your Breakfast With Pudding

Starting your morning with a healthy breakfast can reduce hunger all day long, boost energy, and help you make healthy choices throughout the day, according to the Mayo Clinic. Going to bed knowing your breakfast is already made also sets you up for a good night’s sleep.   But in the interest of eating healthy…

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4 Ways to Increase Mental Resilience for Better Sleep

Some people make and revise endless to-do lists. Others find themselves going down the rabbit hole of “what-ifs,” or they can’t help thinking of things they haven’t dealt with yet.   A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates 30% of American adults fail to get enough sleep each night and that…

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When Self Care Feels Too Heavy, Laugh It Up

Self care can be serious business. Finding supportive practitioners, eating well, exercising, and getting quality sleep yield fabulous results, but these practices can also feel heavy when you’re working too hard to do them right.   But as multiple memes and Twitter threads attest, laughing at the sometimes silly lengths we go to in the…

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Why Do I … Drool When I Sleep?

Embarrassing, maybe, but drooling while you’re sleeping is generally no cause for alarm. If you don’t like the sensation of waking up to a damp pillow, the sleep experts at Sleep Number explain why people drool, and how to reduce its occurrence.   Reasons for Hypersalivating   Drooling, or hypersalivating, is a result of having…

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How To Get Great Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

The what, why, and how to survive daylight saving time… (or is it daylight savings time?) Keep reading to find out. Fall back into bed for an extra hour, spring up early to meet the sun — or hide under the covers. However you greet the news of daylight saving time, the majority of Americans…

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Could This be Your Year of Saying No to Diet Trends?

From fad diets to the latest hot restaurant to recipes that take three hours to polish, it’s all too easy sometimes for a sense of FOMO — fear of missing out — to feel all encompassing, with stress about where to eat, what and when. The antidote can be as easy as just saying no….

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