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Sleep Solutions: 14 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

Sleep Solutions: 14 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

Though sleep disorders are hardly new – even Aristotle wrote about them – our modern round-the-clock lifestyles, plus caffeine, alcohol, lack of exercise, stress and a myriad of other factors have conditioned our bodies to stay awake. So is there hope for the bleary-eyed? Absolutely! But first, you’ll need to brush up on your sleeping skills and make a few simple daytime changes so you can sleep better tonight. Here’s where to start:

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6 Simple Exercises Proven to Reduce Snoring

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 0 Comments
6 Simple Exercises Proven to Reduce Snoring

A study finds that these easy mouth and tongue workouts significantly reduced the frequency and power of snoring, no devices or surgery required.

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Can’t sleep? Try This Amazing Breathing Technique by Dr. Andrew Weil

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Prevention, Sleep, Videos with 1 Comment
Can’t sleep? Try This Amazing Breathing Technique by Dr. Andrew Weil

In this video, Dr. Weil demonstrates the simple yet incredibly effective 4-7-8 Breathing Technique, which can be used to calm the nervous system, counteract stress, and help you fall asleep. This exercise is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. Do it at least twice a day. You cannot do it too frequently. But, do not do more than four breaths at one time for the first month of practice.

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8 Tips on How to Get Better Sleep for Improved Health & Wellbeing

8 Tips on How to Get Better Sleep for Improved Health & Wellbeing

While most studies suggest that it’s best to get 7-8 hours of sleep per night, most don’t talk about all the different factors that affect the quality of your sleep. In other words, not all sleep is created equal.

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How To Sleep Your Way To Better Health

Posted by on April 26, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 0 Comments
How To Sleep Your Way To Better Health

Sleep is the time when our body repairs from the mental and physical stress of the day.

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Love Napping? It Could Improve Your Memory Fivefold, Study Says

Posted by on April 22, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 0 Comments
Love Napping? It Could Improve Your Memory Fivefold, Study Says

If there is one thing everyone loves in this hectic society we’ve created for ourselves, it’s a nice nap. But like drinking coffee or a glass of wine, some people feel guilty indulging in an afternoon slumber. But the good news is that napping can actually have numerous positive effects on the mind and body – with one recent study suggesting that taking a nap can improve memory fivefold.

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Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Posted by on March 5, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 0 Comments
Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Dr. Mercola For Americans, it’s that time of the year again—time to move your clocks an hour ahead; losing a precious hour of sleep in the process. For many, the time change associated with daylight savings time1 (DST) also means spending several days or even weeks feeling generally off-kilter.   As reported by Prevent Disease:2 “A […]

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A New Year & New Positive Energy: How To Remove Old Negative Energies In Your Home For Health & Well Being

A New Year & New Positive Energy: How To Remove Old Negative Energies In Your Home For Health & Well Being

Clearing the energy in your home and workspace makes it lighter and more positive, removing toxins and improving your overall health and well being. Just opening windows brings in fresh, positive energy. Other space clearing techniques include dowsing; smudging with herbs or incense; clearing with bells, cymbals and singing bowls; and clearing with chanting.

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Top 10 Supplements to Boost Energy

Top 10 Supplements to Boost Energy

Constant energy relies on three key factors: sleep, exercise, and eating natural, organic food. For a bigger boost, you may want to try any one of these 10 supplements to help the body clear out the toxin overload.

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Let the Body Rest, for the Sake of the Brain

Posted by on October 26, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Prevention, Sleep with 0 Comments
Let the Body Rest, for the Sake of the Brain

We take it for granted, but most people have to wake up for work (or school or other morning obligations) long before they want to. Sleeping in is treated as a cherished luxury—it’s somehow become normal that people wake up still exhausted, and anything but is a notable exception.

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Sustainability and Green Living

Written by on June 2, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Sleep, Sustainability with 1 Comment
Sustainability and Green Living

Sustainability is not a onetime affair. It is a string of efforts made consciously to build and retain. A sustainable green environment requires certain measures, such as switching to bamboo and silk bedding, offering advantages not just to nature but also to individuals.

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A Commonsense Approach to Mastering Your Health

A Commonsense Approach to Mastering Your Health

When it comes to health, the contrarian view is not always best. Some health practices can have a huge impact while others, while popular, don’t deliver much.

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Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

Posted by on March 17, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 1 Comment
Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

As our day wears on, even when we get enough sleep at night, our focus and alertness degrade. While this can be a minor inconvenience in modern times, it may have meant life or death for our ancestors. Whether you are finishing up a project for work or hunting for your livelihood, a nap can rekindle your alertness and have your neurons back up and firing on high in as little as 15 to 20 minutes.

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22 Natural Ways to Awaken Refreshed

Posted by on February 24, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention, Sleep with 0 Comments
22 Natural Ways to Awaken Refreshed

Good sleep is essential for optimal health. Dietary habits, hormone balancing, herbal remedies and pre-bedtime routines all can enhance the quality of your sleep – naturally.

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8 Foods to Naturally Increase Melatonin for Better Sleep

Posted by on August 20, 2013 in Health-Wellness, Sleep with 12 Comments
8 Foods to Naturally Increase Melatonin for Better Sleep

Several foods can naturally increase melatonin production, eliminating the need for a supplement. According to GreenMedInfo, researchers with Thailand’s Khon Kaen University found that some tropical fruits have significant effects on melatonin production.

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