Can Sleeping in on the Weekends Make up for Lost Sleep?

It probably comes as no surprise that Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. From work stress to coping with a new baby at home, there are plenty of reasons why we don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night. But one highly-debated question may finally have an answer: can you catch up […]

What Will Help Me Sleep Better at Night?

Have you ever been lying in bed, trying to sleep, but you just can’t? You look at the clock and think, If I fall asleep now, I’ll get 6 hours of sleep…If I fall asleep now I’ll get 5 hours of sleep… We’ve all had this experience at least once in our lives and there […]

The Serious Side Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Daylight Savings means we “fell back” an hour, which has left many of us feeling a bit off as we adjust to the brighter mornings and darker evenings. An hour may not sound like much, but it is enough to disrupt our brain’s sleep cycle. Our brains are synched with the light cycle of the […]

How to Get Your Child into a Bedtime Routine

Is your child bouncing off the walls? Strangely enough, the cause might be a lack of sleep. Kids always seem to fight giving in to sleep, and instead, their exhaustion tends to manifest in different ways. On the surface, these ways might seem unrelated to their sleep patterns. Over-tired kids might pick a fight with […]

How Sleep Affects Mental Health

Have you ever gone to bed stressed about an important early-morning meeting? You know you need to be well-rested in order to put your best foot forward, so you spend the whole night lying wide awake thinking about how you really need to fall asleep? It’s something we’ve all experienced. No matter how tired your […]

7 Easy Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

Have you ever been lying in bed, trying to sleep, but no matter how hard you try your eyes just won’t close? You toss and turn to no avail. You look at the clock and think, If I fall asleep now, I’ll get 6 hours of sleep…If I fall asleep now I’ll get 5 hours […]

9 Facts You Might Not Know About Sleep and Mental Health

If you’ve ever felt drowsy or “zoned out” in class or at work, then you’re already aware of how important a good night’s sleep can be. What you might not know, however, is that sleep isn’t just important for helping you get through those dreaded Monday mornings, but it’s essential for your mental health too. […]