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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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Wellness Posts

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Podcast: Reducing Burnout, Chelsea Handler

The outspoken and hilarious multi-hyphenated Chelsea Handler talks with Arianna Huffington about everything from politics and reducing burnout to whether or not she’ll ever get married. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number.     Quality sleep will keep you performing your best. Like diet and exercise, sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because…

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Turn Your Midlife Crisis into a Positive Kickstarter

The Midlife Crisis. While it occurs most often to people in the 40- to 60-year-old age range, it is somewhat misleading. Whether we’re twenty or eighty, at some point, we are all experiencing it.

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ICYMI: Olympic & NFL Athletes Chat Sleep & Performance

Sleep Number teamed up with professional athletes and FitFluential to chat about the importance of sleep and performance. See what Olympic and NFL athletes – Sarah Hendrickson, Gwen Jorgensen, Melissa Stockwell, Ryan Switzer and Terence Newman – have to say about how quality sleep helps them perform at their best.  Scroll through to view.

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Tea Time Ideas for Healthy Me Time

Tea time might sound like an outdated indulgence, but with some minor adjustments, this British tradition can offer an energy boost and then some. With less caffeine than coffee, tea also has health benefits. Packed with antioxidants, tea may reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by helping to lower blood pressure and cholesterol,…

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Give Mom the Gift of Sleep

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had this day: You tossed and turned all night and hardly slept a wink. The whole next day was filled with yawns, caffeine, impatience with your spouse and no energy for the kids. You threw together an unhealthy dinner for the family because by the end of the day,…

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Forget Caffeine: Natural Foods That Give Energy

To stay productive throughout your busy day — at work, at home, with the kids, and at the gym — you may need a midday pick-me-up, but coffee risks keeping you awake at night. We asked two nutritionists for their tips on boosting energy in healthy, natural ways. Sally Kuzemchak, from Ohio, works with food…

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Book Club: Best Motivational Books to Accomplish Goals

We all do it: Make “I’m-going-to-change-xxx” resolutions with much determination and then somehow lose our way not long after. But maybe you’ve been going about your life to-do list the wrong way. Whether it’s overcoming your fears, getting your health back on track, or finally writing that novel, these five books offer insights into your…

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Successful Nighttime Routines of 3 Women in their 40s & 50s

Kids, careers, relationships — women are pulled in so many different directions, with so much to juggle, their minds run overtime. The result is often disrupted sleep patterns and sleep debt. If you find yourself in this frustrating cycle, there are ways to help your body and mind relax at bedtime to ensure an optimal…

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Grocery Shopping Tips from a Nutritionist

Are you dragging during the day and not sleeping well at night? Paying attention to what you buy at the grocery store may help. Eating healthy is important not only for nutrition, but also to maintain energy during the day and to sleep well at night. Experts Ilisa Spitzer Nussbaum and Amanda Walker explain how…

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Why Friendships Especially Matter at Midlife

“I have one best friend with whom I’ve been close for more than 30 years,” shares Fran Folsom. “We have laughed and cried together — a lot. We have been there for each other in the best of times — weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and vacations. And we have clung to each other in the worst…

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