When the News Cycle Disturbs Your Sleep Cycle.

Watching the news lately can be traumatic and scary. We feel agitated, frustrated and sometimes just helpless. Our eyes are bombarded with disturbing images that replay in our mind. We don’t know how what we see will impact us or our families, or how to get involved. Viewing traumatic news can hamper our ability to process the information … Continued

No Sleep, No Peace: Honoring Our Veterans on National PTSD Awareness Day.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It is what happens to your mind, body and soul after you have experienced an incomparable amount of stress that you are unable to cope with. 3.6 percent of U.S. adults (5.2 million people) have PTSD during a given year. Of that percentage, 30% of the men and women who spent … Continued

Baby Bedtime Blues

Why is it that our relationship with sleep matures into a deep, committed love as we get older– But when we’re born, it seems we’re sworn enemies? It is a point made incredibly clear and enunciated in its finest irony when we as sleep-loving adults, bring home a newborn. Something that comes so naturally to … Continued

Eat to Sleep: How Diet Determines Your Sleep Health.

Tired, grumpy, bad day at work, chaotic welcome home and all you want to do is…eat; To gorge, or graze on something high-carb, sugar-frosted or salt-crusted.  Scientists now say that there is a direct connection between what you eat and how you sleep, and…what you eat when you don’t sleep. We’ll review why this happens … Continued

Intentional Sleep Health and Wellness: Effective Sleeping.

In part 1 of this series, Intentional Sleep Health and Wellness, we reviewed the science of sleep, what happens when you sleep and how your body restructures and recovers, ridding itself of harmful toxins in your brain and throughout your body. During the second part of this series, we’ll explore how you can be more … Continued

Change Your Routine in 2016! Be Intentional About Your Sleep Health.

In mid-December 2015, Ariana Huffington announced that she would include a new section to her popular online publication, The Huffington Post. After years of struggling with sleep deprivation, and learning the value of a good night’s sleep, as well as promoting countless research and studies that underscore our sleep deficit as a nation, she decided … Continued

Why Sleep? A Look At Why ‘Sleep’ Is In The Spotlight.

  Talk about sleep has reached a fever-pitch in most health wellness circles and now mainstream news. From educational reasons to pop-psych theories; whether we are sympathizing with those suffering from a lack of sleep, hearing worldwide pundits share how a good night’s sleep affects their quality of life or general awareness about the benefits … Continued

Cold or Cozy? How Room Temperature Affects Your Sleep.

Ever wonder how photographers help infants pose so adorably? We know that babies are unpredictable as they are cute, so how is this even possible? Is it Photoshop? “Before I start a session, I make sure the room temperature is a balmy 28 degrees (82 degrees Fahrenheit), says photographer, Bex Pidgeon.” “…This is the optimum … Continued