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4 in 5 People in Relationships Are Losing Sleep

A third of Americans look forward to nights their partner isn’t home — because they get the bed to themselves, according to new research....




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What Country Gets the Best Night’s Sleep? 2023 Worldwide Sleep Habits

Getting a good night’s rest knows no borders — after all, all human beings...

The Legend of Worry Dolls

The Guatemalan tradition of placing a small handmade toy under a pillow at night...

These Poor Sleepers Need Bedding Retailers’ Help

A U.S. News & World Report study finds resident of Philadelphia have worst sleep...

Try Hypnosis to Fall Asleep

Is hypnosis all in your head? This age-old technique often is shrouded in mystery. What is it, how does it work and can it help...

What Keeps Teenagers Up at Night?

It's not Instagram. According to the Better Sleep Council, it's homework, which impedes their sleep and tanks their school performance According to research from the...

Puppy Love

New research suggests women may sleep better with dogs in the bed rather than with human partners A dog may be a man’s best friend,...

The Legend of Worry Dolls

The Guatemalan tradition of placing a small handmade toy under a pillow at night is said to eliminate children’s worries while they sleep Editor’s note:...

How to Be a Morning Person

There’s no better way to start the day than to wake up early and full of energy. These 6 steps will make you bright-eyed...

Vitamin Green

Spending time in the great outdoors not only affords you the opportunity to stretch your legs, but it also helps with a good night’s...

Electronics Made Me Do It

National poll reveals 43% of parents say their teen has trouble sleeping; social media and cellphones cited as top reasons It’s no secret that many...

Poor sleep can lead to unhealthy eating

A recent study finds link between sleep loss, nighttime snacking, junk food cravings and obesity  Nighttime snacking and a craving for junk food may contribute...

The purpose of sleep

Why do we need rest anyway? These scientific insights reveal why it’s necessary and what happens in our bodies while we’re snoozing Editor’s note: Savvy...

Understanding sleep difficulties

BY DR. REBECCA ROBBINS While sleep disorders should be treated by a medical professional, this cheat sheet of common sleep problems can help you help...

How to get a cool night’s sleep in a heat wave

Much of the country has been suffering through a heat wave and when it lifts, we’re still facing the hottest time of the year:...

To nap or not to nap?

BY LISSA COFFEY That is the question many consumers ask. Share these suggestions on how, when and where to take a siesta so it won’t...

Can’t sleep? Count your to-dos instead of sheep

Jotting down your to-do list for tomorrow can help you fall asleep more quickly tonight, according to researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Researchers...

Why women are tuckered out

The list of reasons they can’t sleep is enough to keep anyone awake From stress to physical discomfort, a host of things are keeping women...

Feng shui fixes for fab sleep

BY LISSA COFFEY Follow these strategies recommended by this ancient Chinese science to improve the energy in your bedroom and the quality of your sleep Editor’s...

Winter wonderland of rest

Better Sleep Council survey reveals cold weather is the perfect time to sleep, snuggle and smooch A little more than half of Americans (51%) sleep...

U.S. at its highest stress level yet, poll shows

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the future of the nation has them freaked out—and is keeping them awake at night Are you losing sleep over...

New year’s (daily) resolutions

BY JULIE A. PALM Looking for ways to be more productive during the next 12 months? Try small changes to your routine to make every...

Are you keeping up with your new year’s resolutions?

NEWS RELEASE A study from the Better Sleep Council says better sleep may be the key to making 2018 goals stick. ALEXANDRIA, VA – January 9,...