sleep

Eight Common Sleep Myths That Can Affect Your Slumber

You probably know that you don’t really eat eight spiders every year in your sleep, but did you know that there are several other sleep fallacies floating around that could be affecting your slumber?


How Do You Deal With Having A Different Sleep Schedule To Your Partner?

Everyone has different sleep schedules. Some of us are early-to-bed types, others prefer to stay up late. Sometimes, you’ll meet someone with a completely different schedule than you. So, we want to know, how do you deal with that kind of inconsistency with a partner?


Sit Next To A Window At Work For Better Sleep At Night

Lack of sunlight could be harming your sleep cycle. A study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows a difference between the amount of sleep of window side and windowless workers.


The Perfect Sleeping Positions To Fix Common Body Problems

The amount of sleep you get every night is important, but what’s even more important is that the sleep you’re getting is good sleep. If you have aches, pains, indigestion or tend to snore, these are the positions that can help cure what ails you.


The Best Time To Work When You're Sleep-Deprived

You had a light night of sleep and you know the next day is going to be rough. You’ll likely be dragging all day, but there is still a small window of time when you’ll be most alert that you can take advantage of.


The Science Of Napping Explained [Infographic]

A quick power nap can determine the difference between staying productive and coasting through the day like a brain-dead zombie. But how much rest do you actually need to boost your energy levels? Is it possible to nap for too little or for too long? And how does REM fit into it all this? This information-packed infographic from Patio Productions explains all.


The Best Colours To Paint A Bedroom For A Good Night's Sleep

You need about seven hours of sleep to be productive. You can increase the chances of getting those by sleeping in a bedroom that is coloured blue, yellow, green, silver or orange.


Interrupt Your Sleep Cycle To Generate More Creative Ideas

We all understand that there is a roughly 90-minute sleep cycle your body goes through while you’re unconscious. Waking up at the end of it is great for productivity, but if you need to generate ideas, try waking up about 30 minutes before the end.


How Sleep Changes As You Age, And Why You'll Need Even More Of It

Not sleeping as well as you used to? Maybe it’s just you’re naturally getting older. Unfortunately, since sleep is so important for protecting your mind and body physically, it’s a Catch-22.


Overcome Jet Lag By Skipping A Couple Of Meals

Jet lag can be completely debilitating, and it may take you days to recover. Rather than struggling with fatigue, you might find you can reset your body clock just by missing out on a meal or two.