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5 Simple Habits Of The Most Energetic People

We all know someone with seemingly boundless energy. You know, that person who wakes up with the sun, who actually goes to the gym before 8 a.m., who is always up for an after-work adventure or weekend-long excursion. But chances are, you are not one of those people. According to a 2015 survey from YouGov,…

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Crocodiles Can Nap With One Eye Open

Crocodiles can sleep with one eye open, a recent study suggests. Researchers suspect that parts of crocodile brains remain vigilant during sleep. John Lesku of La Trobe University and his team filmed young saltwater crocodiles in a tank over a 24-hour period and saw that they typically slept with both eyes closed. But in the…

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How Does Humidity Affect Your Sleep?

Humidity – both too much and not enough – can plague sleep. Do any of the below culprits bother you? Ultra-low humidity can cause dryness that makes sleep tough. On the flip slide, too much humidity can lead to allergen growth, more congestion, or worse. A study in Indoor Air, the international Journal of Indoor…

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Sleeping After Eating: Nighttime Snack 411

Should you sleep after eating? And what snacks are best to eat before bed? It’s as familiar as hearing you shouldn’t eat just before swimming: Don’t eat before bedtime, either. But is there any evidence to show that sleeping after eating is actually harmful? Well, that depends. For people who suffer from reflux, lying down…

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4 Best RV Road Trips

Here are four great routes for getting that rig out on the open road. Part of the appeal of a road trip is serendipity. Yes, you need a campground or a parking spot and, eventually, a dumping station, but for the most part, because you’ve got everything you want in your well-designed mobile home-away-from-home, you…

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Does Your Bed Help You Sleep?

Despite the proliferation of sleep apps and other technology, many people don’t realize the role their beds play in how soundly we snooze. Your bed helps you sleep well. Terry Cralle, a certified clinical sleep educator in Washington, D.C., and coauthor of “Snoozby and the Great Big Bedtime Battle,” and “Sleeping Your Way to the…

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Surprisingly, 1-in-4 Couples Does This In The Bedroom

Humans have slept in social groups from the beginning of our ancestral past, particularly for warmth and safety from predators. Today, however, 1 in 4 couples sleeps alone, for all kinds of reasons, from noisy snoring, to different sleeping climates, to blanket hogging. When we sleep alone today, however, we aren’t worried about physical predators,…

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Camping Could Reset Your Biological Clock

Need to rejigger your internal alarm clock? An outdoor camping trip may help. It happens to the best of us: We stay up too late too many nights or sleep in too many weekends, and our biological clocks get out of whack. Once the circadian rhythm is disrupted it can be tough to reset. Fortunately,…

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5 Hacks to Make RVs Feel Like Home

The glamour of the open road is exactly why you love traveling with your home on wheels – the spectacular sunsets, the roadside diners, the serendipity and possibility at every turn. But, you don’t want to rough it, do you? That’s why you have an RV and not a tent and backpack. You want your…

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Waiting on Baby Luke

Brought to you by our featured guest blogger, Emily Ann Gemma, author and founder of The Sweetest Thing. Back in December I did a post (HERE) about choosing a Sleep Number® bed and why I love it. Now I’ll review the bed and share our experience with it. As I said in my post, I had heartburn issues…

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