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Power Your Mind Down and Get Amazing Sleep

Posted by Linda Gimmeson on Dec 8, 2020 4:30:00 AM

Sleep is vital to life and essential for overall good health. It's your body's way of recharging. Every system of the body is affected by the amount and quality of sleep you get each night. Despite its importance, it's often the first thing to be sacrificed when life gets busy. Sleep deprivation can not only be caused by emotions like anxiety and depression, but it can also cause these issues. It can suddenly turn into a vicious cycle and lead to other major illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The first step to getting the sleep you need is determining the leading cause of your insomnia. If your mind tends to race at bedtime, the solution could be as simple as adding brain-calming strategies to your daily life.

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Topics: deep sleep, mindfulness

How Do Your Night Clothes Affect Your Sleep?

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Sep 1, 2019 1:20:00 PM

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in our health and well-being, so it’s natural to want to put yourself at every advantage possible to get a good rest every night.

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Topics: deep sleep, pajamas

The Best and Worst Bedroom Colors for Sleep

Posted by Sally Norton on Aug 27, 2019 1:29:00 PM

Sleep matters. There are still disputes on how the lack of sleep affects us. But, one thing is for sure, and that is that you need to give yourself a good night’s sleep. Not only is it necessary for your physical health and for recharging your energy, but it is also vital for proper mental health. So, how do the colors of your bedroom come into the picture?

There are multiple ways in which a bedroom color can influence the quality of your sleep. So much so that there are even the best and the worst bedroom colors for sleep. And, since this is not common knowledge even among people who know a thing or two about sleeping, let us take a closer look.

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Topics: relax, bedroom, deep sleep, colors

Why Deep Sleep is Important and How to Improve It

Posted by Kristin Goad on Aug 20, 2019 5:07:00 PM

Human beings spend about one third of their lives sleeping. Your body cannot function properly if you don’t get quality sleep. In fact, sleep is a basic need just like food and water. Scientific studies have shown that people who do not sleep adequately are highly likely to experience physical, emotional and psychological problems. Sleep deprivation can also lead to death. In America, sixty percent of adults are not sleeping properly. Most of them are sacrificing their sleep for work. But is it worth it?

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Topics: deep sleep, getting beter sleep

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