What happens when early birds and night owls get together as romantic partners? They find themselves sleeping and waking at vastly different times. It's not an option for one or the other to change to accommodate the other, however. When it comes to primary sleep cycles, our bodies set the rhythm more than our wills.
Have you ever wondered if you or someone you know is sleeping too much or too little? Each of us has an individual biological clock that tells us when to sleep and how much sleep is enough, but that clock isn't always correct. Let's take a look at the data.
Most of us are aware there is great strength in following routines. Whether it's an exercise routine or a sleep regimen, our bodies seem to respond best when they can predict what's coming next. If we are going to set a sleep schedule, we need to know how much sleep we need and how to get it. Let's break it down.
Your teen slept through his alarm again. You go through this every morning. "There has got to be an easier way!" you think to yourself. But how do you make him get out of bed and out the door for school? One of these four tips just might show him the tough love he needs.
If you have kids, you already understand the importance of a nighttime routine for your children. The more routine, the easier it is to escape to dreamland. But did you know the same is true for you? Here's how to establish a nighttime routine for yourself and why it matters.
Mondays are the worst. But in reality, we all have a propensity to be tired at work. During the worst possible moments, we long for a quick snooze to make it through the rest of the day. Sometimes it’s just hard to stay awake at work without caffeine. We get it. Here are 10 tips to try next time you're dozing at work.
Oh, the bliss of awakening after a night of deep, restful, uninterrupted sleep. The power of a good night's sleep is undeniable. In fact, when you learn to fix your sleep schedule and set healthy habits, you have the power to improve your life every time you crawl into bed. Here's how.