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How To Get A Good Night's Sleep In Hotel Rooms

Sleep is important, however when you’re traveling across country to conferences or a wedding, you need to stay somewhere. Hotels are generally the best option for any stay, however it can be hard to get a good amount of sleep to keep your mind sharp and to keep you from getting tired throughout your busy day. So how do you get a good night sleep when you’re away from home? Here are some of the best techniques that you can use to help you get a better night sleep.


Top 10 Myths And Misconceptions About Sleep

You’d think the human race would have sleep down to a science by now, but many of us are still sleeping poorly (and so we need top 10 guides to getting better sleep). Part of the problem is we have outdated information and beliefs about this all-important health need. Let’s set the facts straight. Here are 10 things you might have been told about sleep but aren’t completely true.


How Much Sleep Do You Really Need To Work As Productively As Possible?

Every one of us, on average, will be sleeping for 24 years in our lifetime. Still, there are many unanswered questions about sleep and how much we need of it. With this post, Leo Widrich sets out to uncover what the most important research has taught us about sleep. And of course, how you can use this knowledge to create an unbeatable daily routine.


How White, Pink And Brown Noise Help You Sleep And Focus

You might find it hard to focus when it’s too quiet. As this video from SciShow explains, that’s because when it’s quiet, a single sound is accentuated, diverting your attention. White noise can help with that, and there are other colours of noises, too, depending on the frequency.


How To Sleep In Any Position When You Have Back Pain

Our spines secretly hate us. Approximately three million Australians suffer from some form of back pain. That number is expected to greatly increase over the next few years, thanks to a combination of the desk-bound life and our generally inactive society. Night should seemingly bring relief, but the discomfort doesn’t lessen when we lie down.


Six Ways Night Owls Can Thrive In A Nine-to-Five Work World

Crack-of-dawn conference calls, breakfast meetings, or even the fact that the office coffee maker is always turned off by noon are just a few examples of how the work world really is designed for early risers. Night owls, on the other hand, flourish on a different timetable.


Try A Bi-Modal Sleeping Pattern If You Frequently Wake Up At Night

It’s a common misconception that the only way to sleep is to stay in bed for seven to eight straight hours until you’re done. If you have trouble staying asleep for that long, try sleeping twice at night.


Why Using Your Phone In Bed Can Cause Temporary Blindness

You’ve probably done this: Roll over in the middle of the night, or in a dark room, turn on your phone, read a few emails, scroll through some tweets, or check Facebook. Then later, your vision is fuzzy in one eye, or worse, you roll over and can see out of one but not the other. Here’s why.


Get To Sleep Earlier By Setting A Bedtime Alarm

If you want to stop hitting the snooze button every morning, you need to get to bed earlier. Setting an alarm at night will remind you that it’s time to hit the hay, no matter how preoccupied you are.


Avoid Your 'Second Wind' For Better Quality Sleep

You get an early night, wake up at a reasonable hour and you still feel tired. Getting good-quality sleep is more than just going to bed at the right hour — how you drift off and what you do while in bed can affect how you are the next day. So, here are a few tips you can try to wake up feeling more refreshed.


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