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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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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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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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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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Actions To Avoid When You Are Trying To Sleep

Actions To Avoid When You Are Trying To Sleep

When having a hard time falling asleep some might fall into bad habits. The following are a few actions you should avoid if you want to sleep well. Staying in bed- If you cannot fall asleep within 30 minutes of laying in bed it is not worth the frustration which can just keep you up longer. Take time to get out of bed and do something relaxing, meditation, reading a paper book(not on a device), or listen to relaxing music…

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Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Many people toss and turn and night and long to fall asleep. If you are one of these people who stares at the ceiling wishing for sleep to come, look at the following sleep disruptions and tips to help you understand why you cannot sleep and how to solve the issue.   Snoring– If you or your partner snores it might keep you up. Most snoring has no health consequence. Though it is always good to double check with a…

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How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

We have shared a few sleeping tip articles you can read those past posts here.  In this article we want to share some simple tips on how to help your child get to bed at a decent time during the holidays. School is out and the sun is shinning longer. There are family reunions, friend parties, vacations to other time zones and so much more that happens during the summer break. All these different exciting activities can disrupt a child’s, or…

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Teaching Children How To Sleep

Teaching Children How To Sleep

There have been scary stories online of parents who got overwhelmed and decided to give their children sleeping pills out of desperation and then something terrible happened. However there are also success stories of parents speaking with pediatricians and receiving natural sleeping supplements to help their child short term. There are children who truly do need a sleep aid to help them finally hit the pillow and actually go to sleep. These include children with ADHD, Autism, Insomnia, Eczema etc….

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What is Your Sleep Type?

What is Your Sleep Type?

Many have heard the question, “Are you an Early Bird or Night Owl?” Though recently CBS News reported a study done by sleep specialist and best-selling author Dr. Michael Breus. He stated that there are actually 4 different sleep types. Lions- Early Risers Bears- People who have energy mid-day Wolves- those who enjoy late evening Dolphins- Insomniacs CBS reported these statistics, “It turns out that roughly 15 percent of people are lions (the category more commonly known as “early birds”)….

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