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Nov 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Why Napping Longer Than 20 Minutes Could Be Bad for Your Health
Finding the best nap length can be the trickiest part of a midday snooze. Is 20 minutes OK? What about 30, or even 60? In order to make waking easy (we all know that terrible groggy feeling that...
Nov 9, 2018 5:30 pm
The Best Mattress Toppers for a Restful Night's Sleep
How can you make sure you hit the pillow every night to get the rest you need? Create a soothing environment by adding the best mattress topper for your bedroom. The right one can help alleviate...
Nov 7, 2018 9:30 am
Women Who Prefer Mornings Have a Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Suggests
If you're an early riser, then give yourself a pat on the back. New research suggests that women who are morning people have a lower risk of developing breast cancer. The November 2018 research,...
Nov 2, 2018 8:30 pm
The 4-6-7 Breathing Technique Will Knock You Out in 10 Minutes Flat
It's not surprising that millions of people are interested in breathing techniques to fall asleep faster, as these methods can quiet your mind and prepare your body for sleep after a busy day....
Oct 29, 2018 9:30 am
Light Therapy Might Help Relieve Insomnia Caused by Perimenopause, Study Suggests
You might be familiar with light therapy for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression linked to the shorter days of autumn and winter. But now, recent research suggests that...
Oct 28, 2018 6:30 pm
Sleep Apps Can Help You Beat Insomnia — But Only If You Use the Right Ones
If you're one of the millions of Americans suffering from insomnia, you may have tried dozens of apps for sleep to find nighttime relief. While these sleep apps may send you off to dreamland in a...
Oct 24, 2018 4:30 pm
10 Best Weighted Blankets Every Member of Your Family Will Love
If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted blankets. For years, they’ve been touted for their...
Oct 23, 2018 5:30 pm
7 Doctor-Approved Tricks for Better Sleep
Chances are, you've spent some time wondering how to get more sleep. Even though women are more tuned into their sleep needs than men, we still sleep less — and suffer more for it — than they...
Oct 16, 2018 5:30 pm
12 Best Winter Bed Sheets for the Coziest Sleep of Your Life
With temperatures quickly dropping and cold weather here to stay, chances are you've been on the hunt for the best winter bed sheets. Just like your favorite winter blanket or winter comforter,...
Oct 9, 2018 2:30 pm
Napping Before a Big Decision Could Help You Make the Right Choice, Study Suggests
If you’ve ever said you'd "sleep on it" before making an important choice, you might have been on to something. According to new research, taking a little catnap may help you pick the best option...
Sep 27, 2018 5:30 pm
Is Taking Too Many Naps Bad for Your Health?
Young children often fight off their daily naptime like it’s the worst punishment you could inflict on their tiny lives. Meanwhile, most adults would gladly take the opportunity for some midday...
Sep 23, 2018 7:30 pm
Having the Same Bedtime Every Night Could Improve Your Heart Health, Study Suggests
When you hear the word “bedtime,” you probably think of young children getting ready to catch some zzzs. After all, we certainly remember tucking the kiddos into their covers at a certain time...
Sep 9, 2018 7:30 pm
Beat Insomnia With an Old Military Trick That Promises to Knock You Out in Minutes
If you have frequent trouble drifting off to dreamland, you've probably Googled all sorts of tricks for falling asleep. For people who still struggle to get some shut-eye, why not try this old Navy...
Sep 8, 2018 4:35 pm
8 Best Pillows for Side Sleepers With Neck and Shoulder Pain
Side sleeping is one of most popular sleeping positions around, but if you're not using one of the best pillows for side sleepers with neck and shoulder pain, your pillow might stop you from...
Aug 16, 2018 4:00 pm
7 Simple Bedroom Changes That Will Help You Catch More Zzzs
Considering you spend a third of your life in bed — sleeping, reading, resting, talking, or whatever else you like doing — your bedroom should be a restful sanctuary where you feel comfortable and...
Jul 7, 2018 10:00 am
Fix Your Sleep Troubles on a Budget With the 9 Best Mattresses Under $1,000
Sleep is necessary for having a good day, and it's not always cheap, but several manufacturers did the impossible and created the best mattresses under $1,000. Your bedroom should be a relaxing...
Jun 29, 2018 5:00 pm
Frozen Sheets and Bedtime Yoga: Some Tips to Help You Sleep Through a Heatwave
As much as we love summer's warm weather, the time spent outdoors, and everyone being in a better mood, we have to admit we don't quite enjoy the uncomfortable night's sleep that happens right when...
Jun 5, 2018 7:00 pm
10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life
Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore muscles at the end of a long day. Because our...
May 8, 2018 3:00 pm
9 Best Pillows for Stomach Sleepers With Neck Pain
Aches and pains in the morning can throw off your whole day, but relief might be one small step away with one of the best pillows for stomach sleepers with neck pain. Whether you have shoulder...
Apr 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Tart Cherry Juice's Fat-Loss Benefits Are Anything But Sour
If all the foods that help you burn fat were the players on a football team, tart cherry juice would be a linebacker. It's not scoring the touchdowns, but it encourages the other members to play...
Apr 25, 2018 2:00 pm
How Christina Applegate Fought Back Against Insomnia
A self-confessed night owl, Christina Applegate knows all too well the pain that comes from a lack of sleep. The Emmy-winning actress recently opened up to FirstforWomen.com about her struggles...
Apr 18, 2018 3:00 pm
11 Best Sleep Masks for the Most Satisfying Slumber
You can finally put an end to those restless nights of tossing and turning thanks to these best sleep masks for every occasion. Getting enough Zs ensures that you feel your best. On the other hand,...
Apr 10, 2018 2:29 pm
There's a 'Right' Way to Sleep, Experts Say
We all have different ideas about the best sleeping position. Every night, people cozy up in various different bed types, with an endless variety of pillows and mattresses, and all try — despite...
Apr 6, 2018 7:00 am
Humans Used to Sleep Twice in a Day and We'd Like to Try That
We have to admit that sometimes we get a bit envious of preschoolers. As much as they protest taking naps, they always seem to doze off so peacefully. What we wouldn't give to have a second chance...
Mar 7, 2018 11:49 pm
Wearing Socks to Bed Can Improve Your Sleep, Experts Say
There are two kinds of people in this world — people who like wearing socks to bed, and people who loathe the very thought of being so confined that their toes barely have room to wiggle. If you...
Mar 6, 2018 5:00 pm
The Déjà Pillowcase Is a Dream for Busy Moms Who Forget to Change Their Bedsheets
According to Australian cleaning expert Shannon Lush, your pillowcases should be changed every two days without fail. But with our busy schedules, we can hardly be expected to remember where we put...
Feb 19, 2018 6:00 am
I Tried Acupuncture for a Better Night's Sleep
I never thought "floating" would be a word I'd use to describe walking through (the crazy) Piccadilly Circus in London, England. However, after an hour spent with acupuncturist Ka Hang Leoungk at...
Jan 26, 2018 11:51 am
Food Can Fix Your Life: What to Eat to Treat Every Problem You Have
It's no surprise that your diet affects your health, but being informed about what foods you eat can help treat issues like constipation and anxiety. If you haven't been feeling well lately, what...
Jan 25, 2018 5:45 pm
Your Sleeping Position Says a Lot About Your Relationship
A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re asleep, so it makes sense that the positions you and your partner sleep in say a lot about how you really feel about each other. From spooning to...
Jan 12, 2018 6:29 pm
Get Enough Sleep to Properly Manage Stress
You might have thought that not getting enough sleep only depleted your energy and put you in a bad mood. A lack of sleep can actually be much worse for you. Several recent studies have found that...