Fall Cleaning: Strategies to Get Whole Family Involved

Nothing screams “adulting” like cleaning your house. Creative ways to spice things up so even your kids want to help clean … gamification cleaning??? Tell me more … Spring cleaning gets all the glory. There’s something about tulips and extended daylight that makes us want to scrub baseboards and overhaul our closets. But fall can…

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What is Hygge?

What is the popular Hygge Danish craze and can it help you sleep & feel better? Hygge is the Danish concept of coziness and contentment that has caught on big time. In Denmark, where winters are long, days are short, and living space compact, hygge (pronounced somewhere between hoo-guh and hue-guh) has become almost a…

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How Sleep Helps Fight the Flu

What’s the best way to naturally ward off the flu? And, how much sleep do you need? Chicken broth can feel comforting when you’re laid up with the flu, but the best medicine you can give a body battling influenza is even simpler: sleep. Did you know, it can actually take 2 to 3 times…

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Is It OK to Sleep with a Bra On?

Whatever your reason for wearing a bra to bed – sometimes or all the time – is it wise, or worrisome? It’s late, you’re wiped, and taking your bra off is one extra step between you and snooze land. So you do the unthinkable: sleep with your bra on. Maybe you’ve heard celebrities talk about…

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Is Quality Sleep The Foolproof Diet?

Diets come in all different shapes and sizes. Leaving millions of people constantly searching for the right one. But what if even the most perfect balance between eating healthy and exercising isn’t enough? The quality of our sleep actually has a direct impact on how much food we consume, making even the most perfect diet a…

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9 Months Of Major Changes To Your Sleep

In pregnancy, the body undergoes major changes: muscles and organs have to adjust to make room for a growing baby, which can lead to issues like heartburn, backaches, and insomnia. We’ll take a look at nighttime yoga moves, optimal sleep positions, dietary tips, and a few other tricks that can help a mother-to-be get better…

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What Bodybuilders Know About Sleep’s Importance

Bodybuilders structure their lives around three main tenets. The first two are obvious: diet and exercise. But the final one might surprise you – it’s sleep. What can you learn from them? Poor sleep is associated with obesity, and that’s the antithesis of what these athletes need to be stage ready. “Sleep is an extremely…

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Lack of Sleep Can Hurt Young Adults—Literally

School is back in session, yet your teen texts into the wee hours. Your college student pulls all-nighters to prep for big exams. You probably know these practices aren’t healthy, but you might not realize the long-term impact these bad habits could have. A new study from the Netherlands found that young adults who don’t…

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Seeking Fountain of Youth? Try Sleep

As you get older, you’re more likely to sleep less and wake up more. What are you to do? Loss of sleep has consequences. A recent review of scientific literature published in Neuron found that aging adults may be losing their ability to produce deep, restorative sleep. And that affects both their mental and physical…

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The Truth About Midnight Snacking

We’ve all heard the warnings: indulging in a late-night snack is a one-way ticket to weight gain, insomnia and poor eating habits. But if your stomach is grumbling as the clock chimes midnight, eventually you’re gonna go with your gut. Is that really so bad? We partnered with The Huffington Post to talk to some…

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