Do you toss and turn all night? Well - I do, and I am getting dang tired of it - pun intended. So - I am turning to the internet to blog about what can be one about these constant all-night struggles. Stay tuned!
Do you believe that going through life drunk will improve your productivity? You could be living in a drunk condition if you push yourself through long days.
The chart in this article shows that your performance goes down with every hour of wakefullness past 10 hours/day. So - by the 12th and 14th hour, you are operating in a "drunk" condition. But yet, people applaud those that regularly burn the midnight hours. You have to wonder what these people gain. more »
We spend thousands of dollars in medicines, lotions and potions to improve beauty, reduce depression, reduce obesity, and improve memory. But, Americans just are not getting what they really need to improve all of these: good sleep.
Most people don't even believe that they need more sleep. In fact, many are trying to adjust their lives to get less sleep - nore more. You do have to wonder what these Americans are giving up for a few more, tired, hours per day of "producutivity".
Do you know that you spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping? Your body becomes oblivious to the outside world and regenerates itself. In addition, sleeping for six to eight hours is optimal for your body and mind to function efficiently. more »
Isn't it strange how you can start making just a little more time for something when you truly understand and believe how important it is?
Missing one night of sleep is not fatal and you would generally feel irritable the next day. But not getting sufficient amount of sleep for more than 2 days can prove to be unhealthy and create severe problems over time. So, while we all know that we need good sleep to reduce sickness, improve concentration levels, look better, feel better, etc., there are some surprising reasons to sleep that are less known. Here are the reasons why you need sleep that you might not have known: more »
Do you find yourself tossing and turning and never really getting to sleep? So do I, and I will tell you that I have gone through many a sheep trying to get back to sleep.
I have recently discovered a pillow that has helped at MyPillow.com. Before, I had to roll up several flattened feather pillows to get the support I needed. Then, I found out that I was allergic to feathers - so the whole "pillow system" failed. more »
Think you will gain a lot by skimping on sleep? Arianna Huffington, is finding the opposite. After 6 days of her one-month sleep challenge, she is now getting 8 hours of sleep. How is it affecting her? Well - in her words:
"It's well known, of course, that regular exercise helps you sleep better, but what I was shocked to discover is that it's a two-way street: regular sleep also helps you exercise better." more »
Women get ready to sleep if your New Year's resolve is to be more productive. Women get a lot less sleep than men and we suffer from it. For, we have more health problems and more accidents - not to mention being generally crabby and less able to deal with what life gives you. In fact, the article: Huffington Post's Sleep Challenge 2010: Women, It's Time to Sleep Our Way to the Top. Literally says: more »