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What to Binge When You Just Can't Sleep

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We live in the age of binging. Books, podcasts, and TV shows — due to the age of the internet, they're all at our fingertips all the time. We've compiled lists of our favorite binge-worthy media. Take a look, select a few likely candidates, and keep them on hand for the next lonely night when you can't sleep.

Sleep Deprivation: 7 Lifestyle Changes to Get More Sleep

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than one-third of Americans are not getting enough sleep regularly. Sleep deprivation is a medical issue—and not a minor one. Here's what you can do to get more sleep—every night.

Why You Wake Up in the Middle of the Night (and What to Do About It)

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After following your bedtime routine and falling asleep as usual, you can’t help but wake up in the middle of the night. Does this sound familiar? We'll cover seven of the leading reasons why people wake up in the middle of the night and a few tips on how to achieve relaxing, continuous sleep.

Insomnia Isn't One Size Fits All: Understanding 5 Types of Insomnia

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If you've ever had insomnia, you know how frustrating it can be to lie awake for hours wanting so badly to fall asleep. Because there are different types of insomnia, not everyone is going to react the same way to the same treatment. If you struggle with sleep, read on to learn more about the five types of insomnia.

How Common Mental Health Issues Affect Your Sleep

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Did you know insomnia is linked to mental health? However, continued insomnia also leads to depression, anxiety, and stress. So, once a person's sleep is interrupted, you could potentially end up in a vicious cycle of insomnia and psychological stress. We’ll examine how common mental health issues affect your sleep.

Insomnia 101: What NOT to Do When You Can't Sleep

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As experts on great quality sleep, we are practically brimming with tips on how to get to sleep more effectively and more deeply than ever before....

5 Ideas for What to Watch When You Can't Sleep

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Insomnia is a pain, but sometimes you can't get to sleep. You've tried counting imaginary sheep, counting backward from 1000, and merely pretendin...

I Can't Sleep: 5 Sleep Tips To Help You Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

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Have you ever been so tired that you fall into bed, but your eyes stay wide open and you just can’t fall asleep? You're not the only one. In fact, more than 30% of the population suffers from insomnia. Here's a quick guide to 5 things you can do tonight to fall asleep and stay asleep.

7 Steps to Feng Shui Your Bedroom and Sleep Better Tonight

Feng Shui your bedroom to sleep better tonight
Do you struggle to get cozy and fall asleep at night? It might be because of something you haven’t thought of before. Space, color, light, and distractions influence our sleeping patterns. For a better night’s sleep, try following this simple guide to Feng Shui your bedroom.

Can't Sleep? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Tips to help you fall asleep when you can’t sleep
What do you do when you just can’t sleep? Here are 7 techniques to try at home to help you fall asleep and stay asleep.

Everything You Need to Know about Melatonin and Sleep

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Melatonin and sleep go together like coffee and donuts. But if you’re taking melatonin supplements to doze off, here’s a glimpse at how the hormone affects your mind and body.

The Sleep Doctor's Tips To Falling Asleep

  There are better ways to spend the night than counting sheep every night, waiting to finally doze off into the sweet splendor of slumber, only t...

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