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In recent years Canadians have become more and more averse to rest. A recent global study conducted by Insurance company Aviva suggests that nearly a third of Canadians feel as though they don't get e...
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Nap rooms > vending machines
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And it's not the only factor you should be aware of.
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It only gets worse as you get older.
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You might not even get to them all 'cause you'll be so sleepy.
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Some tea before bed is a good idea.
Parents, in particular, often feel hardest-hit by the daylight saving time-shift -- when there are more hours of daylight and fewer hours of dusk and dark -- and children simply refuse to stick with their bedtime routine. Here are five tips that can save your family from daylight-saving-time disaster.
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If you have a hard time suppressing your yawns, in spite of your excitement for longer days and warmer weather, then feast your eyes on these coffee-infused recipes to help you stay awake.
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There are many benefits to getting up earlier than usual.
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As a busy entrepreneur growing two businesses, I travel for work on a weekly basis. After hours on planes, speaking on stage, or doing media interviews, it's tough for me to wind down at the end of the day. However, I know how important it is that I get enough sleep when I'm staying in a hotel far away from home.
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These tips will help get you through the day.
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These simple tricks make bedtime so much easier.
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None of us want to deal with a sleep-deprived child.
One step to starting the new school year off right is making sure that our kids are getting the sleep they need to succeed at school. A well-rested child will display better cognitive abilities, a more pleasant mood and temperament, and a stronger immune system so it's important that your child start off their new school year well rested and prepared.
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Many people have trouble getting a decent's night sleep, myself included. When I first heard about melatonin, it sounded too good to be true. A pill that would help me ease into the land of nod, and keep me there. And it was natural, to boot. What's the catch, I wondered? Well, seemingly none, it turns out.
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Don't waste time napping when you get to your destination.
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Four hours is not enough, people.
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Bonus: you'll have lower body fat, too!
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Rethink your nightstands.
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Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep, contributing to a "global sleep crisis," according to a new study based on research collected through a smartphone app. It enabled scien...
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As the days were getting longer, my kids' bedtime was getting later. "But the sun's still out!" was the complaint, so a few extra minutes here and there, what could it hurt? Oh... it hurt. A few days of later bedtimes resulted in cranky, tired, whiny kids. No amount of sun and exercise is worth that.
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The spring time change is approaching, and on March 13th at 2:00 a.m. we will move our clocks forward by one hour. But instead of rejoicing about more daylight and the cue that winter is almost over, parents everywhere will await this moment in horror. Yes, just when you have your baby on a great sleep schedule, daylight saving time (or daylight savings time, as some know it) hits and screws it all up!
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Everyone knows humans need sleep. Adults need on average just under eight hours of sleep per night for good brain function (although this varies from person to person, with some needing as little as 6.5 hours and some needing as many as 10). To find out why sleep is so important, I talked to Dr. Andrew Lim, neurologist.
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Too much time Facebook stalking means not enough time sleeping.
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Because you know "sleep more" is on your list of resolutions.
From sleep apnea to brain drain, from too much melatonin to not enough magnesium -- it's hard to know what can really be causing your sleep issues. Sleep is one of the most important things we do for ourselves, and may be the most important. Lack of sleep can lead to lowered concentration, increased stress, and even greater susceptibility to colds and flus.