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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Why Everyday Athletes Need Sleep for Better Workouts

Six sleep-boosting steps that can make your workouts more effective.   It’s true: Quality sleep can make or break an athlete’s performance. Whether you’re tackling an event like a marathon or simply want to exercise more consistently, it all starts and ends with your shut-eye.   We have compiled six sleep-boosting steps that can make…

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Immune Boosting Snacks for Feeling And Sleeping Better

Turn these 5 immune-boosting kitchen staples into tasty snacks that promote well-being and quality sleep.   Looking for ways to naturally boost your immune system? The easiest and tastiest way, of course, is through the foods we eat and the quality of sleep we get.   Most of you have likely read or heard about…

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Tired? 9 Lifestyle Changes to Increase Energy

Once you’ve ruled out a medical problem by seeing your doctor and assessed how many hours of quality sleep you’re getting per night, you may need to make some lifestyle changes to increase your energy levels. In the meantime, focusing on the following nine tips for good energy may help reverse feelings of exhaustion.  …

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How To Understand And Honor Your Circadian Rhythm

Confused about what role your circadian rhythm plays in helping you sleep better and wake up energized? Keep reading for more on what it is and how to track it to improve your sleep quality, boost immunity and regulate metabolism.   If groggy mornings and sleepless nights are the norm for you, it’s time to…

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Bedding Guide to Help Those Who Sleep Hot or Cold

What you put on your bed can hinder or enhance your sleep quality. Believe it or not, your bedding may be to blame for your nighttime sweats and chills.   Self-proclaimed hot sleeper Kristen Hicks makes reducing heat at night a priority, otherwise insomnia sets in for her.   “It’s less about when I crawl…

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Overcome Hot Flashes at Night — And Those Cold Chills

Discover the reasons behind nightly hot flashes and cold chills, and try these tips for keeping them in check.   You wake up suddenly, drenched in sweat and feeling as though a heat wave has blown through the room. Then you get chills from the sweat clinging to your skin. Now that you’re awake and…

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How to Disinfect Your Pillow

If you’ve recently been sick, or want to clean your bedroom, people have asked us how to disinfect their pillows.   Wash your hands, wipe the doorknobs — that’s common advice for keeping germs at bay when the flu virus hits, or at least helping contain a breakout. But surfaces aren’t the only place flu…

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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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