Category Archives: Sleep Quality

How to Find the Perfect Pillow

It can seem like a never ending search – finding the perfect pillow. Of course, you want it to be comfortable. Obviously, if you’re not comfortable with your pillow, then you won’t sleep well. At the same time, it needs to be supportive enough for your head and neck so that there isn’t any strain […]

What is Blue Light and Why Should I Care?

If you’re reading this article, chances are that you are not sleeping well. Why? One answer might be too much blue light. Blue light is the most powerful and pervasive form of artificial light found in today’s society. It can disrupt our natural circadian rhythms by suppressing melatonin production, which makes it hard to fall […]

How Alcohol Impairs Your Sleep

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Even tea-totalers who just enjoy one drink in the evening may find it impairs their sleep, especially as we age. I know that’s true for me – alcohol never kept me awake until I started hitting my 50s!! Alcohol can wake you up…. Why Alcohol Wakes You Up Alcohol induces sleepiness by increasing the action […]

When You Get Married – What Really Happens in the Bedroom?

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Moving in with a partner is exciting. You’re getting to know each other more and becoming more comfortable with one another. There is more opportunity for having alone time as a couple and sharing meals and space together—all of which can be great for intimacy and a healthy relationship. It can also be a difficult time, […]

How do you know if you need a new mattress?

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The Better Sleep Council recommends that you replace your mattress every seven to ten years, depending on how comfortable and supportive it feels. After that time – given normal wear and tear – the foam or springs will no longer be able to support your body as well as those of a new mattress. And if you […]

Are you a Party Pooper because of your sleep habits???


Sleep deprivation is causing overly-tired people who are less sociable and less likely to want to be around others, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined to engage with others, avoiding close contact in much the same way as people with […]

Are there benefits to sleeping with your dog?

To sleep with your dog…or not sleep with your dog – that is the question. If you survey dog owners, you’ll get varying responses. Some sleep with their dog in their room while others prefer their dog snuggled up in bed with them. And others still do not allow their dog to sleep in their […]

Does sleep improve memory? You may be surprised.

Want to improve your memory? Then sleep on it! There’s a reason that no one says to stay awake to solve a problem. That’s because people generally know that sleeping on it often results in coming up with the solution to the problem the next day. That’s the connection between sleep, brain function and memory. […]

5 ways to improve the quality of your sleep

Studies show that there are significant benefits to getting eight hours of sleep per night, including increasing your longevity, managing your appetite and boosting your immune system. Generally speaking, having the recommended eight hours of sleep is one of the best ways to improve your health and lifestyle. Sleep is not only is it great […]

When you exercise, see what happens to your sleep quality

Exercise….we all know we should do it. And we all know that it is good for mental health, physical health and weight loss. But did you know it was also good for sleep? Specifically, there is a connection between exercise and the ability to sleep well and be more alert during the day. If you […]