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5 Benefits of a Weighted Blanket 

Weighted blankets are more than just a heavier type of regular blankets; they also provide various therapeutic benefits. Science explains why they produce so much stress-relief and calming effects on the body and mind.  Due

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8 Red Flags that Indicate You’re Sleep Deprived

In this day and age, it’s worth asking yourself “Am I sleeping enough?” from time to time. We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, and when we get the right amount of it, it

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Moving Into a New Place? Traveling? 5 Ideas to Skip the ‘First Night Effect’ 

Many people’s first night’s rest in a new place is usually everything but restful. Even when your body is prepared to get much-needed sleep, you might still struggle to get uninterrupted and restorative sleep. The

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7 Daytime Habits to Improve Your Nightly Sleep

Contrary to the idea that our sleep is at the mercy of what we do in the hours leading up to bedtime, our daytime habits can often have an even bigger impact on our sleep

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How Does Trauma Impact Sleep?

According to the American Psychology Association (APA), about 50% of all people will experience trauma. But we all respond to trauma differently. Many may recover over time, while others may experience long-lasting problems associated with

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What Is Restless Sleep & What Causes It?

When most people go to bed, they hope they can have an uninterrupted night of sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and energized to take on the day. But this experience is not always the

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Did You Know Humans Used to Sleep in Two Phases? Here’s Why We’ve Moved on From the Practice

Electricity came, and humans had to adjust their sleep patterns accordingly.   But before that time, some parts of the world slept in two phases within a 24-hour span. It was common practice in some populations

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What You Should Know About Marijuana and Sleep 

In case you haven’t heard, Americans are having a hard time finding the sleep they need, with more than one-third of US adults failing to get at least seven hours of sleep per night. With

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Sleep is a Major Predictor for a Safe and Productive Workplace. Here’s Why.

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a company with 1,000 employees can lose up to $1 million annually to employee fatigue resulting from poor sleep.   While some employers are getting wise and taking steps

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