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Melatonin for Your Cute Cat

Melatonin for Your Cute Cat

There are several benefits of taking melatonin supplements for humans, though what about feline friends? Some cats might suffer from anxiety, noise sensitivity, or insomnia. The following are notes on how melatonin supplements might be helpful to your furry buddy. First thing first always speak to a vet. Once you notice that your cat has certain anxiety or is up all hours of the night it is time to make an appointment. Make sure to list all the questions for…

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Home Remedies for S.A.D

Home Remedies for S.A.D

We have written past articles on the different treatments for Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder (S.A.D).  You can read past articles here. The following are some home remedies that might help you or a loved one who is suffering from symptoms of S.A.D. Create a sunny environment  Open blinds, cut tree branches if needed, and sit by windows as often as possible. Sunshine might help with mood. Enjoy the outdoors  Even on colder days sunshine and fresh air might help decrease S.A.D symptoms….

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Sleep Tips from CNN Health

Sleep Tips from CNN Health

We have written many sleep tips articles and have hoped our readers have enjoyed them. We receive inspiration from many different sources. In this post we are summarizing an article from CNN, posted last year. They shared tips and advice from Russell Foster, director of Oxford University’s SCNi -Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute. The following are some tips that might help you or a friend sleep better. Turn off the Screens As we stated in previous articles turn off screens when it…

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How to Prepare for An Appointment if You Have S.A.D

How to Prepare for An Appointment if You Have S.A.D

In a previous post we wrote about how to know if you might have S.A.D. Read this article here.  If you ever feel that you might have Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder it might be time to set an appointment with either a primary doctor, psychiatrist or psychologist. To prepare for this appointment do the following.    Create a List of  Symptoms – feeling down, lack of energy etc Depression Patterns– What makes it better or worse, when depression starts Any other physical…

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Sleep Better With These Tips

Sleep Better With These Tips

We have written sleep tip articles in the past and you can read those here. In this article we will share our thoughts  on a post from NBC health on how to sleep better. Many people struggle with trying to fall asleep. Some cannot sleep with out taking a pill. However NBC News shared the following expert sleeping tips. Create and Stick To A Routine-  Going to sleep and awaking at the same time each night and morning can help your body…

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Items In Your Room That Might Disrupt Sleep.

Items In Your Room That Might Disrupt Sleep.

Quite a few adults suffer from not being able to sleep well at night. Sometimes the sleeping environment can make a difference. If you have any of these items in your room it might be time to rethink the design and remove the following. Pets – Furry friends can be great at cuddling. Though these adorable fluff balls should not join you in bed. Animals have different sleeping schedules. When a puppy or kitten wakes up it can disrupt your…

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Back To Sleep and Back To School

Back To Sleep and Back To School

In America “Back To School” sales and signs are popping up everywhere! Parents and kids might be starting to realize that “fun in the sun” is ending and soon it will be time to go back to the books. Many kids might avoid the school night bedtime routine since they have been enjoying the freedom of Summer. So how can a parent help their child get back into the school year night and morning routine? Here are a few tips….

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What To Do When You Cannot Sleep- Tips from Experts

What To Do When You Cannot Sleep- Tips from Experts

Are there nights when you just lay in bed wishing you could fall asleep? If yes than here are some tips from sleep experts. Relax Your Muscles- Flex and relax each muscle group. Start from your toes and go all the way to your face. Then imagine a relaxing scene. Go to a “happy place” that calms anxieties or stress. Create a Snooze Smoothie- Make this “magical” smoothie mix with dairy and fruit that have nutrients that promote sleep. Greek yogurt and…

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Jet Lag Tips from Flight Attendants

Jet Lag Tips from Flight Attendants

Many people know that traveling to new time zones can cause jet lag. This is a condition that disrupts the sleep pattern and can cause symptoms such as drowsiness, or mood changes etc. To learn more about Jet Lag read our What Is Jet Lag? article. The best people to give advice about how to defeat jet lag would be Cabin Crews who fly often. The following are tips to overcome jet lag are directly from flight attendants. Stay Hydrated Airplanes are…

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Start Your Morning Right With These Bedtime Tips

Start Your Morning Right With These Bedtime Tips

Do you stay up late at night worrying about the hectic morning rush of getting ready for work? If so here are a few tips on how to boost your nighttime routine to create a smoother morning. Quick Clean- Sometimes a disorganized bedroom can make it hard to sleep or cause stress in the morning. Take a few minutes each night to do a “quick clean” put things away,do dishes etc. You can listen to an audio book or relaxing music…

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