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Summer Vacation. A Sleep Guide for Kids.

As kids, we were excited about summer vacation. No school. No homework. Just relaxing and fun for three months. Fast-forward to you being the parent; summer vacation is not as exciting. Without school, what are your kids going to do all day? Sleep the days away and stay up all night? Without the structure of Read More »

Better Sleep Month 2017. 31 Tips to Celebrate.

May is Better Sleep Month. Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? (Well, small children but they can’t read this.) We’ll be publishing a tip a day for the entire month of May. Each tip is to help you sleep better through minor changes to your daily life. So come back daily to sleep better Read More »

The Pleasure of REM: Sleep Tracking

Both as a neurobiologist and human, I love REM sleep. REM sleep is a special stage of sleep. When we are asleep, our bodies and brains cycle through different kinds of sleep every couple hours. At the beginning, the cycles contain more deep sleep and slow wave sleep, both of which help reset the body Read More »

Why Skimping on Sleep Is a Major Career Mistake

Sleep Deprivation and Your Work There are a number of questions that an interviewer typically asks a potential candidate for a position. “What relevant experience do you have?” “Do you work better collaboratively or on your own?” “What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?’ An increasing amount of data indicates that it would behoove hiring Read More »

Advanced Bedroom Feng Shui

Feng shui centers around the idea of Qi, which is a flowing life force that basically rules the earth. Qi (pronounced chee) swirls all around us, the vital energy of life. Everything and everyone on earth gives off Qi and is affected by it. The words feng and shui are Chinese and literally translate into Read More »