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    Find out how daytime snoozing habits vary in other cultures. In some parts of the world, life practically comes to a grinding halt in the early afternoon. People head home from work for a siesta, as it’s known in Spain, or a riposo, as it’s called in Italy. Whether that…
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    How to help your eyes rest easy so you can relax and nod off A dark room can be the difference between slipping off to sleep easily and tossing and turning for an hour. If your curtains are porous and thin, or you’re a shift worker who needs to…
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    You sleep on it every night—but have you ever wondered how your pillow came to be? Pillows date back thousands of years, and even then, your ancestors understood their importance. In ancient Greece, wealthy people rested their heads and feet on lavishly embroidered cushions; the Egyptians, who believed the head…
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    These workplace strategies will help you sleep better and work better, too. Google, Ben and Jerry’s, NASA, Zappos: What do all of these companies have in common? They recognize that well-rested employees make for a happy, healthy, and productive staff. They also provide the pillows—or at least a comfy chair—to…
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    Choose a comfortable sleeping position that keeps you and your baby healthy and safe. One thing you can almost certainly expect when you’re expecting: understanding that getting to sleep—and staying that way—may be no easy feat! Women are accustomed to sleeping in whatever position feels most comfortable and familiar…
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    You may be shocked to discover exactly how many dreams you have while you’re fast asleep. Dreams may be a secret window into your feelings, act as inspiration for a creative project, and even help you solve problems.Whether you recall many of your dreams or none at all, read…
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    How to figure out if your teen is getting enough shut-eye — or too little If you have to force your teen to hit the sack at a decent hour or practically need a cattle prod to get him or her out of bed in the morning, you’re hardly alone.…
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    See how America compares with other countries when it comes to sleep. You may think that not getting enough sleep every night is an American problem, thanks to this country's on-the-go culture and tendency to work around the clock—but that actually isn’t the case. People around the world aren’t getting…
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    Fill your medicine cabinet with these buys to wake up looking—and feeling—your best. They don’t call it beauty sleep for nothing: A good night of shut-eye (for most people, that's seven to nine hours) can help you look your best. While you snooze, your body goes into repair mode, so…