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Health and Sleep: What is Sleep Paralysis and Why Does it Occur?

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Sleep disorders adversely affect our sleep. Conditions such as sleep apnea, night terrors, and restless leg syndrome may stem from our DNA but worsen with poor lifestyle choices. Sleep paralysis is a less common disorder that has some of the most bizarre symptoms. What is sleep paralysis, and how can you prevent it?

Can't Sleep? Nod Off With One of These Movies About Dreams

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According to Psychology Today, dreams are the stories our brains tell during sleep. Dreams have fascinated humans throughout history. Theories abound about the meaning of dreams. It is no wonder that movies sometimes delve into the mysterious realm of dreams. Here are a few of our favorite movies about dreams.

The Concepts of Deep Sleep and Dreaming in Yoga Philosophy

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Exploring the four states of waking, dreaming, deep sleep, and meditation can be quite profound. Learn more about the relationship between deep sleep and meditation.

11 Benfits of Lucid Dreaming: How to Boost Creativity and Sleep Better

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Accounts of lucid dreaming go back as far as Aristotle. But what exactly is lucid dreaming? And—aside from improving your sleep—why would you want to do it? As it turns out, it’s not only enjoyable—but there is a wide range of health benefits of lucid dreaming. Here’s how to expand your mind while you’re fast asleep.

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