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5 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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Podcast: The Importance of Rest, Jessica Alba shares

Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Alba chats with Arianna Huffington about everything from raising a family, work-life balance and the importance of rest. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number.     Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep…

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Warm Nightcap Drinks for Better Sleep

There’s wisdom to that time-worn tradition of having a cup of warm milk before going to bed. The amino acid tryptophan in cow’s milk helps sleepiness set in. Once you drink a cup, the tryptophan is converted to natural melatonin in the body, which helps regulate sleep so that you can drift into dreamland.  …

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Nighttime Yoga Poses to Do in Bed for Better Sleep

If you’re looking for some Om in your home, and need to add a little Zen to your bedtime routine, try this yoga routine in your bed tonight.   “Nighttime yoga is a wonderful opportunity to unwind. It’s a way to quiet the mind and body to balance accumulated stress from the day,” says Ko…

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How Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

When you think of good health, diet and exercise are the first components that come to mind. But as Jill Nystul, one of our guest bloggers noted, sleep deprived people experience as much as 50% less fat loss than people who are well-rested. That’s just one of the 5 Surprising benefits of a good night’s…

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This is Not a Bed, It’s a Fountain of Youth

We think you should take sleep more seriously.   Getting enough shut-eye is like having your own personal fountain of youth. Since skin cells renew during sleep, if you’re not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep, your complexion may show it.   “I educate our clients about how lifestyle and what we…

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Book Club: 6 Books to Help You Make Smarter Decisions

If there’s one thing that keeps us from falling asleep at night, it is running through all the decisions in our lives. It can be the big stuff: where to send the kids to school or how to scale back on expenses and prepare for retirement. But smaller daily decisions carry weight too: what to…

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We Tried This: Sleeping Beauty Skin of Dreams

As a magazine beauty editor for over seven years, I know that night is prime time when it comes to beautifying your skin. It’s not just what I see in bathroom mirror each morning. There’s also bonafide science behind it.   Researchers at the University of California-Irvine have found that new skin cells grow faster…

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The Working Mom’s Simplify-It Guide

Working moms looking for balance, we feel your pain.   Sometimes, that balance between work, family, friends and self-care feels as elusive as a good night’s sleep. But it’s not impossible; simplification is the key. These five tips may help check stress off that to-do list during the day, so you can skip counting sheep…

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Podcast: DJ Khaled on Caring for Mind, Body & Soul

Grammy-nominated producer DJ Khaled talks with Arianna Huffington about everything from raising son Asahd to the key to his success. One simple way he does it? Getting more sleep! The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number.     Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs…

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4 Unexpected Ways to Maximize Summer

DINE AL FRESCO ALL DAY   Outdoor cafes and restaurants are great for people watching and soaking in the summer ambiance, but dining at your neighborhood bistro shouldn’t be the only way to get your al fresco fix. Eat dinner outdoors. Citronella candles and tiki torches create a romantic atmosphere while keeping the bugs away….

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