Keeping a Sleep Diary

Sleep is one of the most important requirements in your life. It has restorative effects that go beyond just waking up feeling alert and ready for your day. It allows hormones to be produced that reduce depression, inflammation and improve immune function. Good sleep helps regulate weight and can ward off heart disease and strokes. … Read more

How To Stay Awake At Work Without Caffeine

Staying up because your mind is racing a hundred thousand miles an hour from that afternoon coffee? Now regret has set in, but you can’t turn back time. Caffeine was needed, right? We all know that feeling. If you’re in desperate need to stay awake and alert at work, but you’re not into caffeine or … Read more

What Causes Vivid Dreams?

If you have ever had a Vivid dream, then you know how intense they can be. You might remember every detail, or just bits and pieces.  Though,  if it wakes you up, it can leave you feeling anxious making it harder to sleep. Sleep deprived But sleep you must! Not getting enough sleep can cause … Read more

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: Stop Putting Off Sleep

What is an example of revenge bedtime procrastination, or otherwise known as sleep procrastination? It is 8 p.m. and you are keenly aware that your night is coming to an end. The plan is to start your “get ready for bed” routine at 8:30. Then, be in bed by 9 to do a little reading … Read more

Best Weighted Blankets – Covering Every Category

Temple Grandin a professor, animal aficionado, autism spokesperson and inventor of the “hug box”. After spending time with livestock, notably cattle, who displayed sensitivity to certain situations, she became determined to find a way to calm anxious animals. She then used her personal experiences and insights to design a tool to calm anxious people. The … Read more