Category: Healthy Sleep

You already know that healthy sleep is crucial for your overall well-being. But, it’s not always easy to get a great night’s rest. There are a ton of reasons why you might not be able to achieve the rest you desire: neck pain, anxiety, you name it. In addition, it’s hard to tell whether your sleep patterns are normal compared to “what’s normal.”

That’s why we created this section on our blog. It helps break down ways to improve your sleep, as well as give you an understanding of how most people sleep, on average. For example, some people feel best with eight consecutive hours of sleep, while others do well with six to seven hours at night and daytime napping.

9 Different Nap Types – Which One is Good for You?

9 Different Nap Types – Which One is Good for You?

Most children view naps as punishment, but as adults, some long for the days when resting in the middle of the day was a major accomplishment that was met with praise. Now, ...

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8 Benefits that Weighted (Heavy) Blankets Have for Adults with Anxiety & Insomnia

8 Benefits that Weighted (Heavy) Blankets Have for Adults with Anxiety & Insomnia

Feeling anxious? Can’t sleep? You might think you’ve tried everything to calm down and get a peaceful night of rest. Meditation, herbal tea, a warm bath, sleeping pills, ...

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Reading a Book Before Bedtime – 8 Common Benefits for Your Health and Sleep

Reading a Book Before Bedtime – 8 Common Benefits for Your Health and Sleep

Did you know that Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, learned how to build rockets by reading books? And he’s not the only CEO that makes reading a regular habit. Warren Buffet admits to ...

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How to Take a Coffee (Power) Nap The Right Way

How to Take a Coffee (Power) Nap The Right Way

We know what you’re thinking. There’s no way that drinking a cup of coffee and then taking a nap would work. After all, isn’t caffeine a stimulant that keeps us awake? Although ...

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How Ancient Humans Slept Before Electricity – Full History Guide

How Ancient Humans Slept Before Electricity – Full History Guide

One out of every three people reports struggling with insomnia. They lie awake at night, unable to drift off to sleep. Or, they suffer from something called maintenance ...

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11 Easy Tips to Help You Reset (Fix) Your Sleep Schedule Today

11 Easy Tips to Help You Reset (Fix) Your Sleep Schedule Today

Do you ever go to bed saying to yourself, “tomorrow is the day that I’ll wake up when the alarm goes off?” And then, the clock strikes six, the alarm buzzes, and you fumble ...

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How to Relieve Shoulder (Rotator Cuff) Pain Caused From Sleeping

How to Relieve Shoulder (Rotator Cuff) Pain Caused From Sleeping

They say that time heals all wounds, but whoever said that never tried sleeping with shoulder pain. For those suffering from shoulder pain or rotator cuff injuries, it can seem ...

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Is Too Much Sleep (Oversleeping) Bad? – The Effects, Causes and Prevention

Is Too Much Sleep (Oversleeping) Bad? – The Effects, Causes and Prevention

Do you ever wake up in the morning and wish that you could press snooze and go back to bed for about a week? Do you feel like even after eight, or even nine, hours of sleep that ...

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Is Segmented (Polyphasic) Sleep Healthy – 6 Things That You Should Know

Is Segmented (Polyphasic) Sleep Healthy – 6 Things That You Should Know

Have you ever thought about the time you spend sleeping and wondered if there’s a more efficient way to occupy the nighttime hours? Scientists, high performers, and bio-hackers ...

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Does Sex Help You Sleep Better? Or Worse?

Does Sex Help You Sleep Better? Or Worse?

Feeling stressed? Having trouble falling asleep? A roll in the hay may be just what you need to chase away insomnia and catch some z’s. Most people are aware that experts ...

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