sleep

Schedule Sleep In Your Calendar To Protect Your Sleep Cycle

One of the perks of becoming a grownup is you no longer have an imposed bed time. It still might not hurt to schedule one for yourself if you want to keep your sleep cycle steady though.


Track Your Sleep Efficiency Number To Analyse Your Sleep Habits Better

If you’re having trouble sleeping, finding out what the problem is can be hard. Sleep trackers can help. To really get a fix on what’s keeping you tired, focus on your sleep efficiency number (and, specifically, how it changes).


There's More To Sleep Cycles Than Being A Morning Or Night Person

It has long been thought that most people fall into one of two categories when it comes to sleep: morning people and night people. However, the British Psychological Society points to a small bit of research that suggests there might be more to it than that.


Take Naps On Saturday Afternoon To Avoid Monday Grogginess

Sleeping in on Saturday may be a common indulgence, but it’s bad for your sleep schedule. If you want to get in some extra snooze time on Saturday but don’t want to ruin your Monday morning, nap in the afternoon instead.


How To Prepare Your Body For Jet Lag (And Get Over It Quickly)

With long distance travel comes the insomnia, dizziness, and just out-of-it feeling we all know as jet lag. Luckily, just because you’ve been on a plane for several hours doesn’t mean you have to lose a day. These tips will help you before, during and after your trip to beat back jet lag as quickly as possible.


Press The Bridge Of Your Nose To Stay Awake

Whether it’s an all-nighter or a boring meeting at work, we’ve all caught ourselves fighting to stay awake. Press the bridge of your nose to stay awake in a pinch.


Use Your Phone Or Tablet In Bed Without Wrecking Your Sleep

You’ve probably heard before that the blue light from your digital devices can interrupt your sleep if you use them too close to bedtime, sapping your productivity the next day. Good news: Research shows a way you might be able to get away with using your phone or tablet in bed without affecting your sleep.


Choose The Right Mattress For Your Body Type

Just as you should select a pillow based on your sleeping style and to correct body problems, choose the proper mattress that will support your spine (and not cause pain).


Go Camping For A Week To Learn Your Body's Natural Sleep Cycle

We know that our sleep schedules can shift to unnatural states in urban settings. To reset your body’s clock and learn your natural sleep patterns, try going camping for a week to see how you sleep in the wilderness.


Get Better Sleep By Sticking To Your Bedtime

You go to sleep when you’re tired, right? That seems like the best way to go about it. However, as The Wall Street Journal points out, sometimes forbidding yourself from doing that is the best way to get a good night’s sleep.