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    When it comes to acing your end-of-semester exams, every minute of studying counts, right? Maybe not. It turns out that staying up too late (or all night!) memorizing facts and formulas can actually backfire. Did you know that following up a study session with a sleep session actually helps the…
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    Whether you’re a former college athlete who loves playing sports or someone who cares about staying fit and healthy, joining an amateur league is a great way to exercise and have fun. But since many clubs schedule games around traditional workdays, you might find yourself lacing up your sneakers as…
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    Spending a night under the stars can be a beautiful experience—but only if you’re actually able to fall asleep. And that’s easier said than done: Getting comfortable on the ground instead of a plush mattress, blocking out weird sounds all around you, and dealing with no temperature…
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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