#Sleep

This Sleep Calculator Finds You The Perfect Time To Go To Bed

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Living

Forget eight hours — your sleep cycles are what counts.

The Growth Of The Online Mattress Industry

Leah Morrigan | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada
Leah Morrigan

The North American sleep industry is being turned on its head. Traditional brick-and-mortar coil mattress bed stores now compete with a growing online mattress trend driven by sleepers who research their buying decisions and make purchases based on social media and online reviews, and not by awkward 15-second lie-downs on bare mattresses in public.

Natural Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Living

Some tea before bed is a good idea.

How To Get Your Child To Sleep Through The Night

Michele Kambolis | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Parents
Michele Kambolis

The connection between children's sleep and their overall brain health is undeniable. Without the requisite 10 to 12 hours of sleep recommended by The Canadian Pediatric Society (most children are getting only nine), schoolchildren aren't just facing a cranky day -- if the problem continues long-term, their development is at risk. Their brains will lack the rest needed to grow optimally, their insulin levels and metabolism may become imbalanced, and their immune functions can become compromised.

Coffee Recipes To Help You Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

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.

How To Get Your Children To Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A. | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Parents
Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A.

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.

Love Sleeping? You're Doing Your Company A Solid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2017 | Canada Business

"Well-rested employees are better employees."

What Is The Right Amount Of Sleep?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.14.2017 | Canada
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The importance of getting enough sleep is undisputed among experts. But research also suggests that too much shut-eye may do just as much harm as too ...

Why Nap Rooms Are The New Conference Rooms

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Business

Why sleeping on the job isn't such a bad thing.

Canadians Are In The Midst Of A Sleep Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Living

"We all share a common need for sleep."

The 5-Point Plan For A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Living

It all starts before you even enter the bedroom.

Retirement Helped Me Discover My True Passion: Napping

David Martin | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Living
David Martin

I'm often asked what I enjoy most about retirement with the unstated assumption that it must have something to do with pursuing new passions, travelling the globe or writing the great North American novel. But they're really not up my alley.

8 Sleep Training Myths Busted

Meaghan Grant | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Parents
Meaghan Grant

Nothing can cause an argument faster in a group of parents than when someone brings up sleep training. Opinions range from "do it as early as possible" to "only terrible parents sleep train." With so many myths about sleep training out there, who do you believe? Let's examine the eight most common myths about sleep training and see what holds up.

How Microbes May Control Our Body's Inner Clock

Jason Tetro | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Though the circadian rhythm is hard to control directly, researchers have learned it can be trained indirectly through diet. By switching the timing and content of meals, we can change that inner clock to better reflect the world outside. How exactly food can change our rest patterns happens has been difficult to figure out yet over the past few years, one particular culprit has been identified: our microbial population.

3 Small Steps To Make Life Go A Long Way

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Living

Meditation is key.

5 Hacks To Avoid Extra Calories This Holiday Season

Jane Dummer | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

It's that time of year when extra calories lurk around every corner. So what's the harm in a little holiday weight gain, especially if it's just a couple of pounds? Well, the fact is those pounds can add up year after year, making holiday weight gain an important factor in your overall weight.

Are You On Autopilot? Wake Up!

Rhonda Scharf | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Business
Rhonda Scharf

Have I started doing my job on autopilot? Have I started taking my relationships for granted, not giving them my full attention? I applied it to my eating habits, my exercise, my sleep... even the way I clean my house. I realized that unless we get scared into paying attention to what we're doing, we often think we are committing 100 per cent to a task when we are not.

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of Vitamin B

Mike Gettis | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Living
Mike Gettis

Many experts recommend dream journaling as a way to tap into the power of our dreams. This could, for example, reveal recurring patterns which would then reveal something that we can then address in our waking hours, such as hidden fears or desires.

There's A Reason Why Women Get Less Sleep Than Men

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Living

Grrrr.

5 Tips For Powering Down And Sleeping Better

Amber Mac | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Living
Amber Mac

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.

Life Hacks For Sleep Training Parents

Linnie von Sky | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada
Linnie von Sky

We adored every sleeping and waking minute of sharing our bed with our mini miracle until all of a sudden -- somewhere between molar two and three and...

How To Have The Best Sleep Of Your Life, Naturally

Andrea Sarjeant | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Sarjeant

Have you ever been so exhausted that you can't wait to get into bed? You cancel all plans. You have a quiet night. You slather your face with a rich night cream, put on your jammies and prepare to say goodnight. You get into bed, and... you can't fall asleep. So what's wrong?

Your Mattress Has A Lot To Do With Your Sleep Quality

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Living

If you suffer from backache, it's better to rest on foam.

Use Your Phone To Help You Get A Better Night's Sleep

Daniela Andrews | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Daniela Andrews

Sleep is amazing for our bodies and incredible for our minds. It slows the aging process, improves your memory, heals inflammation, and can help maintain a healthy body weight. The problem is, how many of us are getting that restorative rest every night? Or even most nights? Not nearly enough. So let's fix that using the power of MODERN TECHNOLOGY.

Back-To-School Sleep Tips: From Kindergarten To High School

Alanna McGinn | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Parents
Alanna McGinn

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.