Sleep Tips

Is Melatonin Safe For Kids?

Julie M Green | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Parents
Julie M Green

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.

16 Tips To Help You Sleep While Travelling

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Living

Don't waste time napping when you get to your destination.

10 Ways To Style Your Bedroom For A Better Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Living

Comfort is key.

Arti Patel

Your Burning Questions About Getting A Good Sleep, Answered

HuffingtonPost.com | Arti Patel | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Style

Four hours is not enough, people.

Changing This Crucial Routine Can Lead To A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living

Turn off your phone!

Why You Should Take One 15-Minute Nap Everyday

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living

Time for a nap!

Secrets To Getting A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Living

Bonus: you'll have lower body fat, too!

Give Your Bedroom A Makeover And Sleep Better

Houzz.com | Laura Gaskill | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Living

Rethink your nightstands.

Why We're Not Getting Enough Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Living

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 co...

Longer Days Are Sabotaging Your Kids' Sleep Schedule

Lindsay Gee | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Parents
Lindsay Gee

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.

Get Some Sleep For Your Heart And Brain

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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.

Is Your Baby's Sleep Schedule Ready For Daylight Saving Time?

Alanna McGinn | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Parents
Alanna McGinn

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!

Facebook May Be To Blame For Your Insomnia

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Living

Too much time Facebook stalking means not enough time sleeping.

11 Hacks For A More Restful Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living

Because you know "sleep more" is on your list of resolutions.

Maximizing Your Workout By Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Brent Bishop | Posted 10.31.2015 | Canada Living
Brent Bishop

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.

The Secret To Falling Asleep Is Up To Your Feet

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada Living

This good old trick never fails.

How to Sleep Better While Traveling

Julia Rosien | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

Thick into the heat of summer travel, there's a whole lot of fun days ahead -- and they don't need to be as sleep deprived as you're worried they might be. With a few adjustments to your sleep habits while traveling (and some smart accessories), you won't have to check your sleep at the gate.

How I Get my Son to Sleep on Planes

Angie Campanelli | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Parents
Angie Campanelli

Some travelling parents totally spaz over getting their baby to nap (on schedule or not). On point, I stressed over this issue for nights leading up to our first family trip. Throughout our travels, my husband and I tried many different methods to get our son to sleep in transit. Here are some tips that helped us succeed.

Blue Is Better For The Bedroom

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you sleep too much or sleep too little, it's the quality of sleep that counts. After all, sleep has been linked to weight loss, a stronger ...

13 Things That Will Keep You Up Tonight

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Living

After a long day, the only thing you want to do is crawl into bed for a good night's rest. Unfortunately, for 3.3 million Canadians, that isn't going ...

5 Ways Food Can Impact Your Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Living

March is World Sleep Month, which means research institutes around the globe are releasing reports on the importance of shut-eye, as well as tips on h...

Surprising Reasons You Can't Fall Asleep At Night

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Living

You're tossing and turning, wired, worried or just can't sleep to get yourself tucked into bed at a decent hour. Sleep is crucial, as we all know,...

How To Cheat Sleep (And Get Away With It)

Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Style

Late nights are sometimes unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean you have to walk around looking as tired and weary as you feel. With a few tricks up yo...

15 Stretches That Will Help You Sleep Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Living

You're overcompensating in the bedroom and you don't even know it. Whether you revert to a fetal position or just throw your arm over your head, th...

How Much Sleep You Should Get In One Handy Chart

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Living

Many of us forget what it's like to be well-rested. Sleep is often the last priority in our daily routine, and by the time we're actually in bed, our ...