Sleep Well

Historically, the medical community hasn’t been trained to talk to patients about sleep, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be having the conversation. Sleep expert Michael Breus discusses why we need to talk to our doctors about sleep, because it plays a significant role in our overall health.
Here are some of the ways daily mindfulness will assist you in the awareness of living a better, more fulfilling and healthier life. You may have heard this before, so now I ask you to try to adopt it into your day so that you can implement it into your lifestyle for positive results.
By Madeline Vann, MPH Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Talk to your doctor. Sometimes sleep problems aren't simply
For many people, getting enough restorative sleep is much easier said than done, even though we know sleep deprivation can
On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your bedroom as a sleep-friendly environment? Have you created a sacred space exclusively used for sleep, sex and self-care? If not, here are some practical tips I've learned to turn your sleep space into the sacred space of your dreams.
Approach bedtime with a ritual like meditation. Maybe meditation sounds scary to you, but all you have to do is breathe. Try
A new study shows that in a hospital setting, nocturnal noises can slow down the healing process. Ironic, isn't it? The place where people go to heal may actually be set up to slow the healing process.
The study suggests that rocking does indeed have an effect on our ability to fall asleep -- as well as on the quality of the sleep itself.
After committing to my new sleep habits, I began to see a huge change in only a few weeks.
Some of the best strategies to meet our contemporary sleep challenges date back to 4,000 to 1,000 B.C., arising from Babylonian and Sumerian cultures.
As if we really needed anything else affecting a teen's mood and sleep, recent research shows that Internet use and texting can have a serious, detrimental effect on both sleep and mood.
For the first time in probably 10 years, I've only fallen asleep when I meant to, as opposed to on planes, trains, automobiles, over romantic dinners or during family events.
Just one of the startling things I've learned over the last two weeks of the Sleep Challenge is that apparently, when it comes to good health, what you do in the hour right before you go to bed really matters.
Here's a question for all of you: What are you doing less of to make more time for sleep?
As a couples therapist I've observed that when a couple is angry at each other, one partner often deals with it by avoidance and falls asleep while the other glares, sometimes feeling the urge to smack 'em.
We have a greater chance to achieve our highest potential -- including getting a fantastic night's sleep -- when our "chi," or human life force energy, is in balance and harmony with the energies of the earth.
All of a sudden, there I was in the pitch-black, mentally scrolling through my to-do list. I did end up eventually falling back asleep, but when I went for a run this morning, I accidentally locked myself out of my own house.
As of this morning, we've emerged victorious from what some experts consider the biggest test of American women's sleep habits: that 48-hour health menace known as the weekend.