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    Think about some of your favorite things to do on vacation. Maybe you love to see cultural sites, eat amazing food, explore nature, or read while relaxing by the beach. But for a growing number of people, going on vacation is all about catching up on sleep. This idea—taking time…
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    Are you tired of tossing and turning each night? Wish you could nod off peacefully when you turn in? There are a lot of things that can keep you awake at night. For example, maybe you have high levels of stress and anxiety (over, say, your financial situation, your…
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    Often, sleep issues can be resolved with lifestyle changes. For those that cannot, your doctor may suggest a sleep aid. There are many sleep aids on the market, including prescription sleep aids, over-the-counter sleep aids, and natural sleep aids. Each has its own benefits and works better in certain situations.…
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    For occasional sleepless nights or short-term help with sleep struggles, some people turn to sleep aids. One of the most common options is melatonin, available both as a prescription medication and as an over-the-counter supplement. Melatonin has been shown to help people who have difficulty falling asleep as well as…
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    Yoga nidra is a specific type of yoga that promotes rest and relaxation through meditation. Because it focuses on decreasing anxiety and increasing feelings of calmness, many people use the practice to help with sleep. If you experience a lot of stress or anxiety in your daily life, learning…
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    There are lots of reasons you might wake up during the night, from drinking a little too much wine before bed to hearing a loud noise outside your window. In fact, you may wake up as many as six to eight times each night without even realizing it.…
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    For millions of Americans, the idea of being able to close your eyes at work and take a quick power nap sounds like, well, a dream. Good news: More and more companies are taking the connection between sleep and wellness seriously, based on information that shows well-rested workers are
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    While many people are at their energy peak during the middle of the day, for people who work the night shift, it’s imperative that these sun-filled hours are spent sound asleep, recovering and rejuvenating body and mind for the work-night ahead. The trouble is that unless you’re a really good…
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    A new job is exciting, but it can also mean a shift in your regular routine, especially if the commute is longer or work begins earlier. The good news? Beginning a new job as an excellent opportunity to set new, productive habits, including waking up at an earlier hour. After…
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    When it comes to sleep and energy, the relationship works both ways: If you’re satisfied with the sleep you got last night, you’re more likely to feel energized when you wake up. And feeling energized in the morning (and during the rest of your day) leads to greater sleep satisfaction.…