Insomnia May Have a Cure: Talk Therapy

Talk therapy, known as cognitive behavioral therapy, can help treat issues such as depression and anxiety. And now, sleep. About 10 percent of the population has chronic insomnia, lasting over three months and having some negative impact in their life. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) specifically targets that problem, as recommended by the American…

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This May Explain Why You Get Sick When You’re Overtired

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. If you want to skip the misery that comes with fighting a seasonal cold or flu, new research explains why sleep is some of the best preventive medicine. We already knew that not getting enough sleep can lead to an increased risk of getting sick, but…

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Can you become a morning person?

Two years ago Gene Caballero noticed that he needed three or four cups of coffee every morning to get his brain going. Caballero, co-founder of GreenPal, a Nashville business that is like Uber for lawn care, wanted to have more get-up-and-go in the early hours of his day. There’s a perception that early risers are…

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8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder. How do you move forward? If you don’t purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve — without question, your time will get…

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These 9 Numbers Show Just How Americans Sleep At Night

Unsurprisingly, Americans are among the most sleep deprived people in the world. We’ve partnered with The Huffington Post and rounded up nine surprising statistics about Americans’ sleep habits. From stress and insomnia, to game-changing overtime scores and unanticipated election results, there are far too many reasons Americans are often up well past their bedtimes. Take a look,…

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Preschool Bedtimes May Impact Teens’ Obesity

As parents know, getting a preschooler to go to sleep early can be quite a feat. But new research suggests a health payoff down the line: Young kids who are tucked into bed by 8 p.m. may be less likely to be obese later in life. In a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics,…

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The Worst Jobs For Sleep, Ranked

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. Many people can relate to that feeling of getting home from the office later than normal and getting to bed behind schedule because of it. And whose alarm has never gone off before you may have wanted it to on a workday? But some jobs are…

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This Is What It Actually Means To Get A ‘Good Night’s Sleep’

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health care fields have issued new metrics that spell out exactly what high-quality slumber means. The National Sleep Foundation,…

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SHIFT WORKERS + DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME DON’T MIX

Losing an hour of sleep due to daylight saving time can be hard on us all, but most challenging for 25% of U.S. workers with nontraditional work hours, including police officers, firefighters, nurses, pilots, restaurant servers, early-morning reporters and truck drivers. See tips below to help you take inventory of your personal sleep habits. When…

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