Getting Better Rest on Vacation

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Vacations are supposed to be restful, right? You don’t have to be at work. Most people don’t even have to set an alarm clock while they’re on vacation. You have long, peaceful days to spend in the location of your choice, whether you’re lounging on the beach, hanging out by a lake, or taking the scenic route through your favorite … Read More

Sleeping Through Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is an exciting time in anyone’s life. From getting a nursery ready to shopping for all those itty-bitty baby clothes, nothing could be more thrilling. Unfortunately, growing and preparing for a baby is exhausting work, and many times the symptoms of pregnancy can leave expecting women unable to get the sleep they need to recover from the hard work … Read More

Do You Need to Nap or Do You Need to Sleep?

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We all know that sleep is vital for keeping our bodies and minds operating at their full capacity, but sometimes you just can’t fit in a full night’s sleep. New parents are especially prone to restless nights of sleep, often only catching an hour or two (if they’re lucky) at a time rather than the recommended 7-8 hours. People who work night … Read More

Learn to Relax from Celebs Emma Watson, Hilary Swank and Christina Aguilera

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We all know that relaxation is important for a balanced life. You can’t just keep working all the time or you’re going to get burnt out. Unfortunately, while we’re working, we tend to ignore this piece of wisdom. We get so caught up in being productive, making money and building a reputation for reliability that we completely ignore ourselves and what … Read More

What Effect Does Relaxation Have on Serious Illnesses? You’d be Surprised

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The 20th century was remarkable for discovering how preventive measures in agriculture, medicine, industry and a lot more caused serious illness in the body. At the same time, curative measures were discovered for formerly “big” illnesses like polio and epilepsy. The 20th century was also notable for the “discovery” of the mind-body-spirit connection.  The medical and psychological world embraced ancient … Read More

The Science Behind Naps: Fixing Sleep Deprivation in America

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It’s not reported enough how many people in the United States have continual deprivation of sleep. Even the CDC declared it a chronic public health problem that never seems to get an adequate solution. Yet, the media frequently touts how naps easily alleviate the problem. This doesn’t necessarily mean everyone can shake the old stigmas of thinking a nap looks bad … Read More

How to Use the Right Relaxation Techniques for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Relaxation is a challenge for many people. Lying in bed, wide awake, thinking about life’s little nuances leads to exhaustion and reduced production the next day. Many people find themselves lying awake at night, worried over family, work, money, relationships, or health. It’s difficult to get to sleep when these worries take over the brain, however, nearly everyone has something to worry … Read More