#Sleep

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 11.29.2016 | 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.

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.

How To Stay Healthy Over The Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

We wait all year for long summer days filled with BBQs, pool parties, cottage weekends and food festivals. But these endless social events can have you overindulging in food and drink more than any other time of year. So how can you stay healthy over the summer? We asked our experts for their advice.

Asleep In Da Club? Tips For Early Birds

Posted 08.01.2016 | Canada Living

If you tend to nod off by 10 p.m., you need to read this. From the AOL Partner Studio

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.

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!

A Baby Changes Your Life - And Your Sleep

Mike Gettis | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Mike Gettis

When a woman is pregnant, she's constantly reminded to cherish her sleeping hours while she can. My wife Noelle was told of what seemed like endurance experiments involving no sleep combined with non-stop feeding, diaper changes, constant laundry and hosting visits from well-meaning friends and relatives.

Secrets To Getting A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

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

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...

Experts Debunk The 9 Most Damaging Health Myths They Know

Dr. Rhea Mehta | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Rhea Mehta

There are far too many "health gurus" preaching so-called "health advice." Problem is? Most of it is just not true. I reached out to the REAL leaders in this industry and asked them ONE simple question: "What's the most sabotaging health myth you wish the mainstream world had not been exposed to entering 2016?"

Your Missing Health Link Is Recovery

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Being under-recovered is just as bad as being under-trained; being under-recovered leads to exhaustion, lethargy, muscle aches, trigger points, and stiffness, and left long enough it will lead to injury. Recovery allows the body to become stronger, leaner, and generally healthier; it puts that extra little energetic pep in one's step. It is not something "extra" you do when time allows.

Healthy Ways To Get Your Pre-Pregnancy Bod Back

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Parents
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

Excessive weight loss worries and an overly restrictive diet can cause heath problems for both you and your baby, interfere with maternal-infant bonding and disrupt the supply of breast milk. So, forget the crash diet and consider instead these 10 doctor- and mom-approved tips to getting your body back after baby.

Why You May Need To Sleep More To Stay Slim

Marc Davis | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

If you're trying to shed a few unwanted pounds in time for summer, you may be sabotaging yourself without realizing it. Scientists have now discovered that a shortage of sleep can make you gain weight, regardless of what you eat and how much you exercise.