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Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there's a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists pro

Writing to-do list with cup of coffee and croissant in top right corner

Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists provides more benefits than you may think. According to researchers, it helps relieve stress…

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How Often Should You Wash, Clean, and Replace Pillows

How often should you wash, clean or replace pillows?   Pillows are an important piece of your sleep experience. They support you from the shoulders up, about 20 percent of your body.   Having a clean pillow also affects your slumber. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, dirty pillows can make your symptoms worse,…

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Everything About Temperature and Sleep

Now’s the perfect time for a refresher course on staying cool and well slept.   SLEEPLESS SUMMER NIGHTS: TELL ME MORE   You’re lovin’ summer and havin’ a blast. Whether it’s staying up later or quenching your thirst with cold cocktails that can disrupt your sleep, chances are your sleep schedule is a tad off.…

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5 Surprising Signs You’re Sleep Deprived

Does Daylight Saving Time push you from getting by to sleep deprived? Look for these unexpected signs.   Must. Have. Sugar. Drawn to sugar? Lack of sleep disrupts blood sugar levels and causes your body to produce more of the hormone that stimulates hunger.   You keep getting colds Less than seven hours of sleep…

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Feeling the Drag of Daylight Saving Time?

Hit Refresh in 5 Easy Steps   Having trouble adjusting to the time change? Like jetlag, it can take at least a day or two—or even up to up to three weeks—to fully recover from a one-hour shift in your sleep schedule.   Try these tips to bounce back faster.   Go toward the light….

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It’s Time You Knew: Daylight Saving Time Myths Revealed

Myth: Daylight Saving Time (DST) was established to benefit farmers.   Fact: When DST was first proposed, many farmers actually opposed and lobbied against it. Farming is largely dependent on daylight hours, not clocks, so they found it disruptive.   If not for the farmers, why did DST really come about? The United States implemented…

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Daylight Saving Time: Help Pets Adjust

Your puppy can’t tell time, so how can he be affected by Daylight Saving Time? In the wild, animals are naturally in tune with the rhythms of day and night—think of the birds at your feeder every morning. But pets follow the schedules we create for them. If you wake at the same time every…

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5 Tips to Prevent Sweets from Wrecking Your Sleep

The arrival of fall means a lot of things: pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters, football, Halloween and a lot of candy

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Reasons Better Sleep Can Lead to Weight Loss

Getting more (and better) sleep can curb our appetites, help us control cravings that lead to late night snacking and can boost our metabolisms. Sounds like the best diet we know about! Keep in mind, though, to be well, proper nutrition and a healthy balance of exercise combined with good sleep is still key.  …

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Sleeping Tips During Pregnancy

“Sleep while you still can, before the baby is born.” Sounds like great advice, if you’ve never been pregnant. Turns out the little person growing inside you has a huge impact on your sleep long before he’s out in the world. Who knew? Everything from the ups and downs of bathroom trips to late-night worrying…

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