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The Importance of Self Care – Best-Selling Author Glennon Doyle Melton

The busyness of life can be daunting at times and sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. But taking the necessary steps to improve ourselves—healthy eating or going to bed early – can make us feel better. Momastery founder and best-selling author Glennon Doyle Melton chats with Arianna Huffington about the importance of taking…

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From Rocky Beginning to Restful Bliss: Katelyn and Bryan’s Story

First impressions are important. But fate has a way of overcoming even the worst initial encounters. Katelyn and Bryan Hendrickson got hitched a year ago. The couple shares a home in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, where they are raising two kids. They both love camping and fishing. They seem well matched. Their first meeting, however,…

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How College Students Can Manage Time to Get More Sleep

College life can be tough: all the studying, working and partying leave little room for sleep. No wonder 50 percent of college students feel sleepy during the day and 70 percent don’t get enough Zzzs, according to Nature and Science of Sleep. (You read that right – 70 percent!) Brushing up on time-management skills can…

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Checklist: Does Your Bed Do That?

Why your current mattress is probably archaic & you’re missing out on some seriously smart slumber. Considering you spend one-third of your life in BED, our question is:  Why on earth are you still sleeping on innerspring technology created 200 years ago (no joke), or on a slab of foam that just lies there?! One…

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The Hunt For Today’s Most Sleep-Friendly Home

This post is sponsored by Sleep Number. The hunt for a good night’s sleep has gone digital, which is unsurprising considering a full 35 percent of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. From classic sleep saboteurs like indoor allergens and pollen, to their modern counterparts like phone screens and noise pollution, there are endless ways we…

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How to Battle Mid-life Insomnia

Do you suddenly find yourself wide awake at 3 a.m., or tossing and turning half the night before sleep finds you? Men and women ages 40 to 60 may have some degree of mid-life sleep woes due to stress, hormones and family and work worries that turn sleep into an elusive pursuit. Hopefully, some of…

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The Perfect Temperature for Sleeping

Temperature has a profound affect on sleep. Too hot and you’ll wake up sweating. Too cold and you’ll shiver yourself awake. So what’s the right thermostat setting for solid sleeping? And what else can you do to maintain an optimal temperature throughout the night? Read on. Your brain and body temperature Your brain regulates your…

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Good Sleep Starts Before Bedtime

This post is brought to you by FitFluential.  It begins much earlier in your day. Your entire lifestyle affects your sleep. Your diet, your habits – they all tie together to either help you sleep … or to keep you lying awake at night, wondering what to do for better sleep. By making a few…

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Respect Sleep: Business Mogul Says

Success in the entrepreneurial world requires quick decision making and attention to ever-changing trends. Making sure you get the right amount of sleep at night—whether it’s 7, 8 or 9 hours—is vital to be at your best. Listen as a business mogul chats with Arianna Huffington about his respect for sleep and his love for technology. This episode…

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Impact of Not Getting Enough Sleep

It’s late at night, you’re watching the clock –Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock—and you begin to wonder why you haven’t yet fallen asleep. This is you, right? Our very own Pete Bils, Vice President, Sleep Science & Research, tells us what factors can lead to inefficient sleep (temp, obesity…) , and what you can do to sleep better.…

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