How Exercising and the Right Timing Could Improve Sleep

Regular workout helps improve health and promote better sleep. However, the time you work out during the day may affect your sleep quality at night. A study by Appalachian State University researchers found that men who lifted weights at 7 in the morning fell asleep much faster than those who did not work out at […]

The Benefits of Keeping a Sleep Diary

Trouble falling asleep? Do you find yourself sleepy all day but is unable to sleep at night? Does the sleep you get feel un-restorative? Do you depend on caffeine to stay awake in the morning? If you no longer feel well rested in the morning despite getting enough sleep, you may be suffering from a […]

Simple Lifestyle Changes that Help You Sleep Better at Night

Plagued by bouts of sleeplessness? Having trouble staying asleep? Before you consider taking sleeping pills or other medications, we recommend making small changes in your lifestyle instead. The fact is, your lifestyle makes a huge impact on sleep. By making positive lifestyle changes, you can improve your health and enhance your overall well-being without spending […]

How Much Sleep Do I Need Every Night?

Just like eating and breathing, sleeping helps promote optimum health and well-being. However, the old adage about getting at least 8 hours of sleep every night is not always true because this does not apply to everyone. The fact is, every person has unique sleep need and many factors affect a person’s sleep health. To […]

How to Develop a Sleeping Schedule

A consistent bedtime routine helps ease the transition between wakefulness to sleepiness and if you’re having trouble falling asleep, you need to establish a sleep schedule. The fact is, erratic sleeping patterns can leave you feeling tired and sluggish the next day. By establishing better sleep routines, you can get the most out of a […]

How Electronic Devices Affect Sleep

In a report by the National Sleep Foundation, 89% of adults and 75% of children keep a mobile device in their bedroom. The same report noted that 95% of people use their mobile devices an hour before bedtime. Suffice it to say, most of us are addicted to technology and this addiction may inevitably lead […]

9 Things that are Disrupting Nighttime Sleep

Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at night? More often than not, sleeplessness or sleep deprivation is caused by poor sleeping habits or bad sleep hygiene. Certain activities could be delaying sleep and you might not know it! Below are some of the most common reasons why you are not getting enough rest at night: […]

10 Unexpected Causes of Disturbed Sleep

For most people, getting 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep is easy but there are others who just can’t fall asleep or stay asleep at night no matter how hard they try to set the mood. If you are one of the unlucky few who spends most nights tossing and turning in bed, you’re probably desperate […]

Sleep Hygiene: Tips on Developing Better Sleep Habits

What is sleep hygiene and how can it affect your overall health and well-being? Sleep hygiene is comprised of different habits and practices that are important to achieve high-quality sleep at night and prevent daytime sleepiness. When the body is getting enough sleep, you are more productive at work, the quality of your life improves […]

How to Effectively (and Healthily!) Use Caffeine

Caffeine is a stimulant that boosts mental and physical performance. When taken in moderate amounts, caffeine improves mental alertness, endurance and enhances performance. This stimulant is found naturally in coffee, tea, and certain herbs. The ill effects of caffeine are well documented. Taken in excess, caffeine can disrupt sleep, cause high blood pressure, increase the […]