Category: Lifestyle Solutions

Quality Sleep for a Quality Life

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30 Ways To Fight Afternoon Sleepiness- And Win Every Time

All the sleep health advice you’ve ever read and learned is wrong. Doesn’t matter from where- doctors, books, class, websites, brochures- all wrong. Not just wrong either, dead wrong. So wrong it makes you want to go back to your 4-hour sleep schedule and toss everything you’ve ever learned about sleep hygiene out the window.…
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July 31, 2018 0
problems with over counter sleep aids

The 6 Problems With Over-Counter Sleep Aids That No One Tells You About

It’s Official, We’ve Got A Problem… Just about a year ago, insufficient sleep was declared a national epidemic by the CDC. Lack of enough sleep is one of those occurrences that everyone acknowledges to be a problem. Unfortunately, due to it being so common, many people see it as less of an issue than it really…
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January 7, 2018 0
why do children nap

Why Do Children Need Naps? This is Why Infancy May Be The Busiest Time Of All

As parents, nannies, and caretakers, our top priority is to give our kids everything they could possibly need to live a happy and healthy life. For young children and toddlers, a big part of this has to do with making sure that they’re sleeping the right amount and in the right ways. A child’s sleeping…
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November 11, 2017 0
women don't snore

What Causes Snoring In Women? 10 Reasons Why Women Snore

Girls don’t snore.  (Or do they?) Snoring is often stereotyped as something that only guys do; and not without good reason. We all know guys that seem to be dreaming that they’re lawnmowers every time they sleep.  Though research on patients with snoring problems shows that males are most often affected, women are not by…
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September 28, 2017 2
what causes nightmares in adults and how to stop them

What Causes Nightmares In Adults And How To Stop Them

For thousands of years, both dreams and nightmares have been of central interest to humans. Very often, dreams and nightmares would be interpreted as a rendering of information between the spirit realm and the human world. In Mesopotamia (circa 3100BC), dreams and nightmares were seen as messages from the gods and prophecies about the future.…
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September 8, 2017 1
How to increase melatonin naturally

How To Increase Melatonin Naturally And Without Supplements

  Melatonin to sleep as a quarterback is to football When playing football, your team needs someone to direct the action in the field. You need a person to execute the coaches directives and lead the offensive. In football, it’s the quarterback’s job to take care of this. In this respect, sleep happens to be…
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August 25, 2017 14
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This Is How You Stop CPAP Nose Irritation For Good

CPAP mask skin irritation was a big killjoy when I started using CPAP After waiting for 3 months to receive the CPAP equipment from my medical equipment provider, I was super excited to finally try it out. That night, I set up my sleep apnea machine, fit my mask to prevent any leaks, and drifted into…
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August 12, 2017 4
how much rem sleep do you need

How Much REM Sleep Do You Need To Feel Remarkable?

One of the common themes throughout the articles in Rested Life is that getting the right amount of sleep is sometimes not as important as getting the best quality sleep.   Unfortunately, quality sleep eludes most of us. Many people live life feeling tired and drowsy, never taking a moment to question whether that should be…
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July 21, 2017 2
best essential oils to sleep better

7 Essential Oils To Sleep Better Than Ever

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my restless weeks in college and my stressful weeks at work, it’s that not being able to sleep sucks… There is no doubt that sleep is one of the most essential human body functions. How well we sleep has a direct correlation with our quality of life. Why…
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July 14, 2017 6
does sleep affect athletic performance

Understanding How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance Is Key To Victory

   Herschel Walker, past NFL and MMA champion once said: “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”   Most pro athletes (except maybe Allen Iverson) would likely agree with this quote. Training, healthy eating, and hard work are HUGE variables in becoming the best athlete you can be.      …
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June 21, 2017 3