Get Your Baby to Take Longer Naps0

I’ve worked with a lot of parents who are under the impression that, if their baby doesn’t sleep during the day, they’ll sleep better at night. After all, he’ll be so tired when bedtime rolls around that he’ll just conk out and sleep peacefully until late the next morning. Right? Wrong! Naps are an essential […]

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SleepTalking – How To Sleep Better with Alexa Chung – Ep 1. 'Bediquette' | ALEXACHUNG0

Yes my friends, I am back! As you will see I have just designed my first sleepwear collection, and it was a dream (pun entirely intended)… I might have the pyjamas (or pajamas) but as someone who is yet to perfect the art of sleeping well, I have embarked upon some a journey to find […]

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035: Sleep paralysis explained – Professor Chris French0

Throughout human history, across different cultures, people have told tales about supernatural visitations during the night. We now know that these stories refer to a condition known as sleep paralysis, a hybrid sleep/wake state whereby our muscles are largely paralysed but our brain ‘wakes up’. Today we speak to psychology professor Christopher French about this […]

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034: The Sleep Charity – Vicki Dawson0

 After experiencing chronic sleep deprivation after the birth of her first child, Vicki Dawson identified a need for social support services to people with sleep issues. Today, Vicki heads up the Sleep Charity, an award-winning organisation that reaches thousands of families with sleep needs, and offers accredited training to individuals and health professionals to […]

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Discover Sleep Tools in the Eight Sleep App0

We are excited to announce the launch of Sleep Tools, an entirely new section in the Eight Sleep app featuring everything you need to wind down and wake up. This growing library of unlimited content is exclusively available to 8Plus members, as a guide and support in their journey to sleep fitness.   We worked closely with experts […]

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Sleep And Exercise A Necessary Partnership0

This might come as a surprise to my readers, but people often choose fitness and nutrition over sleep. According to a 2018 poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 35% percent of people say they prioritize fitness and nutrition over everything else. Sleep (10%) narrowly beat out Social Life (9%) for the second-to-last place spot. Career […]

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Why Good Employers Want You to Put Down the Phone and Get More Sleep0

The Boston Globe reports that more companies are recognizing the importance of having a well-rested team. Some are even hosting seminars so their staff members can learn about sleep hygiene. <p class="paragraph | gutter_20_0<br /><br /><br /> “>More than a third of American adults fail to regularly get at least seven hours of shut-eye. In […]

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Healthy Sleep Linked to Brain-wave Bursts that Mathematically Mimic Earthquakes0

New research in rats shows that cortical arousals and brief awakenings during sleep exhibit non-equilibrium dynamics and complex organization across time scales necessary for spontaneous sleep-stage transitions and for maintaining healthy sleep. Plamen Ch. Ivanov, PhD, a professor at Boston University, and colleagues present these findings in PLOS Computational Biology. Sleep is traditionally considered to […]

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Feeling Sleep Deprived? Doctors and Police Officers Are Too, Study Says0

About one-third of Americans are sleeping less than seven hours a night – and some of the people most affected could be the ones responsible for your safety. Among working American adults, health and safety professionals reported the highest rates of insufficient sleep, according to new research. The study, funded by pharmaceutical company Merck, analyzed self-reported […]

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Myths & Facts About Your Sleep Position [Podcast 77]0

In this episode, Kathy and I will discuss a very intimate topic: your sleep position. Over the years, I’ve seen a wide variety of explanations for why certain people like to sleep in certain positions, and even personality type differences. In this podcast, you will discover: Which sleep position is most healthy for you The […]

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