We Enjoyed this One! This article is about how the lack of sleep is actually very similar to being drunk. The effects of sleep deprivation on your mind, body, and safety are very serious. "We discovered that starving the body of sleep also robs neurons of the ability to function properly. This paves the way for cognitive lapses in how we perceive and react to the world around
Tips for Your Routine Winding down You need to have a period of relaxing before bed. During this time you should avoid screens and things that stimulate your body and mind. Try things such as reading a book, having a cup of calming tea, taking a warm bath, gentle yoga, or meditation. Explore and find the best relaxing thing for you to do. Try journaling If you are stressed try writing out the problem or making lists. Once you have
Article of the Week Have you ever fallen asleep while driving? Have you ever driven while drinking or drunk? You may actually be surprised that while driving drunk is a huge no for most everyone and almost everyone knows that it is not only illegal but incredibly dangerous, driving tired can be just as dangerous. Read more here.
Guided Meditation To prepare for guided meditation, turn off all of your electronics. You will, of course, need one to listen to your meditation guide, but there's no need to watch this, listening will work perfectly. For this technique, start your guide video or audio, turn off the screen so it is dark and lay in your bed. Relax and stretch out and take three deep breaths. It's okay if your mind wonders during your meditation but try to bring it back into focus and concentrate on your breaths
Snoring Many people snore. It can happen when you have a cold or if the air is dry, or even if allergies are bothering you. Snoring is caused by your throat becoming so relaxed that it becomes narrowed and soft and then your tongue falls backward. The more your throat narrows the greater you snore. This is due to the vibrations of air through the passageway. Sleep Apnea As your throat relaxes and narrows it can happen that it actually collapses. This
Delicious and Healthy Bedtime Snacks These mixes of carbs and protein increase serotonin levels which leads to better sleep. 1/2 cup whole-grain cereal with 1/2 cup nonfat milk 6 ounces low-fat yogurt and a sprinkling of berries 1 slice whole wheat toast and 1 tablespoon peanut butter 3.5 ounces fat-free vanilla pudding and 4 graham crackers
Excessive Sleepiness What is it? Excessive sleepiness is feeling very tired or drowsy during the day. It is often confused with fatigue, but they are different struggles. Excessive Sleepiness vs Fatigue Fatigue is dealing with low energy. You can be physically, mentally, or emotionally fatigued. This is usually a result of either a medical condition or overusing your body or mind. Excessive Sleepiness makes you feel so tired that it ends up interfering with your daily life.