How Your Furry Friend Can Benefit Your Sleep Cycle

If you’re one of the lucky people who is a pet caregiver, you probably have a pretty strong bond with your animal companion. Your household routine with your pet may depend on a few factors, like the species of animal and even their breed, or your preferences. Maybe your pet has a plush, cushy bed of their very own, or maybe they bunk down with you in the evening. Have you ever wondered if that helps or hinders your sleep quality

How Social Distancing Can Benefit Your Sleep Routine

If you’ve been struggling with interrupted sleep or unusually vivid dreams of late, you’re not alone. You might even be feeling more anxiety than usual right now, and that’s totally normal. At this unpredictable time, creating and maintaining your own routines is more important than ever. If you find yourself with extra time on your hands due to social distancing, you can use it to prioritize habits that assist with healthy, supportive sleep. 

Everything You Need To Know About Your Sleep Issues

Sleep is a vital part of our lives. It offers us a way to decompress from our days, to process any issues in our lives, to physically rest and restore our bodies, and to overall acquire resilience to help us in our daily routine. However, some people experience issues with sleep - not just one bad night, but ongoing difficulties and unsatisfying rest. 

Survive Daylight Savings 'Spring Forward' Without Skewing Your Sleep

It seems like only a few weeks ago we all “fell back” for Daylight Savings. Now, we’re getting ready to “spring forward.” Given the choice between the two, most people tend to prefer falling back, since it means they get an extra hour of sleep! In fact, many people dread springing forward because it effectively means losing an hour.

The Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Weight Gain

Sleep is a necessary component of health. After just a day or two of poor sleep, you’ll probably begin to feel irritable, unfocused or exhausted. After a week or more, your mental health might be in the dumps, you might experience short-term memory loss and your stress levels might be off the charts.

Here's Why Anxiety Hits the Hardest in the Middle of the Night

Anxiety is a common feeling caused by challenges, worry or stress. Unfortunately, some people feel anxiety much more often, even when nothing is wrong. In response to a real or perceived “threat,” the body may generate an increased heart rate, sweating, feelings of worry or panic, rapid breathing and more.

How Traveling for Business Can Affect Your Sleep Quality

Today's professionals make over 405 million long-distance business trips per year, with many taking to the road on a daily basis - as per research compiled by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Rather than catching cross-country flights, most are traveling within 250 miles of home by car - a distance that often requires sleeping away from home for at least a night (or more if further travel is undertaken the next day).

Do Women Need More Sleep Than Men?

Sleep: It’s something we all need, regardless of sex, age or lifestyle choices. However, while most people know that your sleep patterns and needs are likely to change as you age or alter your activity levels, not many people realize that there are some fundamental differences between how men and women sleep, as well.

Easy Ways to Make Holistic Living Part of Your New Year's Resolutions

With the new year only a few days away, you might be locking in your “word of the year,” yearly plans and, of course, your new year’s resolutions. Selecting the perfect new year’s resolution is something that a lot of people struggle with—how do you dedicate yourself to a goal that, one, you’ll actually commit to all year, and two, has the power to improve your life?