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The holiday season is here and for many of us that also means holiday travel.
 
But while seeing your nearest and dearest can be awesome, the jet lag definitely isn't.
 
Thankfully there are several effective strategies to overcome jet lag and manage sleep while traveling -- even when...
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How to Maximize the Benefits of Caffeine and Limit Its Downsides on Your Sleep

The conversation around caffeine and sleep is usually a short one: Caffeine is bad for your sleep — so avoid it. 

But the truth about caffeine is much more nuanced.

In fact, did you know caffeine can sometimes be used to help you beat insomnia? More on that in a second.

First,...

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The Truth About Self-Care and Sleep: What You Need to Know

If it takes you a long time to fall asleep or you wake up a lot overnight, you could use some sleep self-care. The problem is most people don't know what that really means.

In our fast-paced world, self-care has become a buzzword, often associated with bubble baths, scented candles, and indulgent...

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Conquering Anxiety-Related Insomnia: 5 Tips for Better Sleep

Living with anxiety has many challenges, but arguably one of the most frustrating is insomnia. Anxious thoughts not only make it hard to fall asleep they make it hard to stay asleep throughout the night, and they make it hard to fall back asleep if you do wake up overnight. Plus bad sleep makes...

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8 Sleep Tips for Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school season can be an exciting time, but it can also bring about stress and disrupt sleep patterns. Without those early school start times and given those late sunsets, it's hard to resist staying up a little later and sleeping in a little later whenever possible. But as the summer...

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5 Reasons You Can't Sleep at Night

Sleep is essential for our physical and mental health, but many people still struggle to get the sleep they need -- even though they try. Sound familiar? Here are five reasons why you might have trouble sleeping:

1. Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety can make your mind race at night, which...

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Quality sleep is so important, and many of us aren't getting enough of it. 

Wondering if you’re getting enough sleep? There's more to this answer than “Yes, I'm getting my eight hours!”

The truth is, we don't all need eight hours of sleep.

The real question is, are you...

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The Sleep Fix
Practical, Surprising Solutions for Insomnia
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Practical, Surprising Solutions for Insomnia

Tips for insomnia, snoring, shift work, and so much more.

Check out this Episode of Optimist Daily Now

Diane and Kristi talk about adjusting to life as a shift worker and parent.

So many things in life can interrupt our sleep schedule while our bodies struggle to adjust.

In this interview, Diane...

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How to Optimize Your Sleep

Learn how to better optimize your sleep.

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In this episode of The Ultimate Health Podcast, we discuss:

  • Diane's journey from struggling with insomnia to writing The Sleep Fix
  • Changing the narrative of sleep problems
  • Why sleep disorders so often go undiagnosed
  • Identifying your sleep...
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Discover Strategies for Getting Better Sleep

Check out Diane's interview with Verywell Mind podcast and discover strategies for getting better sleep. 

What You’ll Hear on the Show

  • How Diane went from sleeping three hours a night to six-and-a-half hours sleep
  • The biggest misconceptions about sleep and how those...
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