Overcoming Insomnia: Why Generic Sleep Tips Don't Work
 
Here's something most sleep experts won't tell you.
 
Saying something is good for sleep doesn't always mean it's good for YOUR sleep.
 
There's a difference between someone who sleeps okay but would like to sleep a bit better and someone who regularly has difficulty falling...
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Discover Your Chronotype: The Key to Better Sleep and Optimal Productivity
Have you ever been labeled an “Early Bird” or a “Night Owl"?
 
You might think that means you prefer to stay up late or wake up early... but guess what?
 
This is actually determined by something in your biology called your “chronotype” and it has a huge...
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The Golden Rule of Sleep: How to Beat the Insomnia Cycle and Overcome Racing Thoughts at Bedtime
Do you struggle with racing thoughts at bedtime?
 
Maybe you're dozing on the couch one second, then you get in bed and all of a sudden you're wide awake and you have no idea why. Here's a look at why this happens and why it's keeping you stuck in what I call "the insomnia cycle."
 

Why...

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The Problem with Sleeping Pills and a Better Way to Treat Insomnia
Have you ever considered taking sleeping pills to help with your sleep problems?
 
Maybe you've even been prescribed some by your doctor (like I was)!
 
I know they seem like a quick and easy fix, but you might want to think twice before taking sleeping pills outside the guidance of a...
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Boost Your Sleep Confidence and Break the Insomnia Cycle with This Simple Trick! health and wellness sleep management
Do you have trouble sleeping if you don’t have the perfect sleep setup? Maybe you feel without your specific sound machine, pillow, sleep gadget, or special tea you'll be doomed to a night of insomnia? If so, you might have low "sleep confidence."
 
Sleep confidence is just the...
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Transform Your Sleep Routine: The Power of a Consistent Wakeup Time
 
Do you often find yourself too awake at bedtime or too sleepy at wakeup time? Or maybe both?
 
If you're looking for natural remedies to sleep better and improve sleep quality, I have a great first step for you (or maybe the only step you need!)...
 
...But you might not like it:...
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How Napping Impacts Your Sleep: Understanding Napping and Insomnia circadian rhythm sleep management
Have you ever been frustrated that you can't just "take a nap" like everyone else seems to?
 
My husband is one of those people who can basically nap on command, and enjoy all the benefits of napping.
 
I, on the other hand, end up tossing and turning or lying perfectly still for an...
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How Eating Before Bed Impacts Your Sleep Quality - Tips and Insights health and wellness sleep management

 

If you're searching for natural sleep aids to help kick your insomnia, you have to look no further than your own kitchen.
 
You've probably heard that you shouldn't eat within 3 hours of bedtime in order to sleep well.
 
But does eating before bed actually affect sleep?
 
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Don't Let Daylight Saving Time Mess Up Your Sleep - Try These Tricks!
 
It's that time of year again!
 
Daylight saving time is here and the clocks are about to "spring forward".
 
But if you're thinking "Ugh, not that stupid clock change again." Don't worry, I've got your back!
 
While this is the clock change where lose an hour, there's still...
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8 Strategies to Overcome Jet Lag During Holiday Travel circadian rhythm health and wellness holiday travel jet lag sleep management time zone adjustment travel health travel tips
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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