Eight Sleep Tips from the Experts
Most people have trouble getting to sleep every once in a while. But if you’re having trouble on a regular basis, here are some helpful hints from a variety of sleep experts to help you quickly and easily fall fast asleep.
1. Make sleep a top priority.
According to Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Kerrin Edmonds sleep is a biological necessity, not a luxury. Therefore, the first step in getting healthy sleep is to make it a priority. “Our society doesn’t place enough emphasis on sleep,” explains Edmonds. “Yet, when we don’t get enough sleep, the human body can’t properly rest and rejuvenate itself. Insufficient sleep also changes how we respond to stress, weakens our immune system, and affects our overall health. To sleep better, we need to change how we think about the importance of sleep.” Continue reading
Five Tips for Sleeping with Your Pet
Americans love their pets – so much so that many people like to sleep with them at night. In fact, according to a recent survey by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, about four out of ten dog owners allow their beloved pooches to sleep with them in their beds. Continue reading
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Have you ever thought about how different animals get their beauty sleep each day or night? Since we, as humans, just plop in our bed and doze off, it’s very interesting to learn how various animals and sea creatures have such different approaches to getting sleep. Continue reading
Do you feel like you’re always trying to catch up on sleep? There is a growing list of distractions that are always around us when we’re crawling into bed for the night. These distractions can make it difficult for our minds to settle from all of the day’s activities, and they often result in the deprivation of sleep. Read on to see which distractions might be affecting your sleep and why sleeping is so different than it was ten years ago.