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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…
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    At each stage of life, people sleep for different durations. Newborns sleep on and off all day. Kids are up at dawn and on the go until sundown. Teens sleep late and stay up even later. Most adults do well with between seven and nine hours a night. Later…
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    Infants from 6-9 months sleep about 12 hours per night, plus naps. Parents may start consolidating three daytime naps into two. Babies often wake up during the night at this age. Reaching the half-year mark is a milestone for both parents and babies. Infants between six and nine months are…
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    If you didn’t know already, sleep trackers are trending in the world of tech. These trackers reveal a myriad of information about your sleep, but some of this information is more useful than others. For instance, data on when you hit each REM stage of sleep, your respiration rate, and…
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    Stop staring at the ceiling and start dozing off faster with these simple strategies. For people who struggle to fall asleep, that whole “as soon as your head hits the pillow” description sounds mighty appealing. But not only is instant sleep not realistic, it’s quite possibly not healthy: Drifting off…