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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.…
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    In a perfect world, we would be able to fall asleep and stay asleep without any trouble. For many people though, a solid night’s sleep requires a little help. Luckily there are a host of products that have been created to solve a wide range of sleep needs. Learn how…
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    You’ve tried everything from cutting out caffeine to subbing in meditation for your usual pre-bed phone scroll. And yet, you’re still not getting the quality sleep you need to function on all cylinders in the morning. What else can you do? Turning your attention to your sleep environment may reveal…
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    The joys of retirement are plentiful, from having the chance to spend time with family to being able to frequently travel. Another perk to add to the list: More sleep. On average, people sleep approximately 20 minutes longer at night after retirement. Those who skimped on sleep the most during…