While the holiday season brings joy and excitement to many, it also serves up a double portion of stress. With meals to plan, shopping to complete, gifts to wrap and family reunions to arrange, sleeping through the season becomes challenging for everyone. Here are a few ways to get the rest you need this season.
Not everyone has time for a leisurely eight hours of sleep every night. Many people survive on four to six hours of sleep a night. But when your schedule is slammed from alarm-sound to bedtime, the worst side-effect is that it can be hard to get proper rest from the little time you do have for sleep.
While military culture and sleep deprivation do go hand in hand, there could be other reasons for lack of sleep among service members. One is a Permanent Change of Station or PCS move. Here are some common sleep challenges associated with a PCS move, and ways for our men and women in uniform to deal with them.
Deep sleep and meditation have many similarities in terms of the benefits they provide to the body and mind. But there are also some crucial differences between them. Let's explore meditation vs. sleep and their impressive power to restore and revitalize the body and mind.
Stress is a killer. Your blood pressure goes up, your muscles are always tense, and lack of sleep can lower your immune system. There are a surprising number of ways for relieving stress at home. And they're a lot more entertaining than the few deep breaths you take at work to make it through a stressful day.
Many people don't think much about their breathing because it's something we do automatically. Yet, not everyone knows they can breathe better to sleep better. As we learn to breathe properly throughout the day, we can rest easier at night. Here's what you need to know about breathing and sleep.
There is no avoiding stress. But when stress and lack of sleep take over your day-to-day, it's time for a change. Here's how stress affects your body and little changes you can make tonight to get a better night's sleep. Chill out and sleep on!