Hot Topics in Sleep

Are you wired awake at night?

Break the vicious cycle of stress and poor sleep by noticing when you’re wound up and taking steps to relax   Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or jittery and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep…

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Sleep Your Way To Creativity!

From the Dreamtime of Indigenous Australians to the prophecies and divine messages encoded in biblical dreams, the link between dreaming and inspiration has traditionally been a strong one. But regardless of where you stand on metaphysical issues, modern science has established a solid connection between sleep and creativity. It has even been shown that when…

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Sleep Disorders Cost Australian Companies a Whopping 36.4 billion Dollars!

How sleeping disorders decrease productivity and profitability. As the link between optimal productivity and getting adequate sleep is finally starting to sink in, a paradigm shift slowly seems to be taking place in corporate culture.   It’s a vicious cycle: especially in competitive, ambitious workplaces, staff are constantly under pressure to work ever harder –…

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SLEEP IS MORE IMPORTANT TO HAPPINESS THAN MONEY

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Ever wondered what’s the key to happiness? It turns out you don’t need more money, you just need more sleep!   The Living Well happiness index, developed by Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research in the UK, has found that sleep has the strongest association with a person’s happiness and wellbeing –…

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Insomnia Trends

Did you know that about 30% of adults suffer from insomnia? Considering we ideally spend about a third of our life sleeping (or trying to), that’s an awful lot of time to spend battling this beast. Whether it’s difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, more people than ever are not getting the quality and quantity…

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World Sleep Day 2017: Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life

Sleep comes naturally for all of us, so much so that we humans spend one third of our entire life sleeping. That means, if we live to be 75 years old and we’re sleeping at least 8 hours a day, 25 years of that is spent sleeping. But has sleep really been given much importance…

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Sleeping At Work: Japan’s Got The Right Idea

We live in a culture where it’s perfectly acceptable to be sleep deprived: where it’s normal to roll into work the morning after a late night with bags under our eyes and a jumbo coffee in our hand. But then we’re expected to stay awake and alert through the entire workday. We’ve got deadlines to…

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Brainwaves and Sleep: What’s the Connection?

Do you live a fast paced life, enjoy relatively good health, but can’t fall asleep at night? Have you been to see the doctor about your insomnia, and all they have suggested is to meditate, relax or take a sleeping tablet? Do you feel like there must be another solution, but you just haven’t found…

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Do Morning People Have More Effective Workouts?

It’s a fairly widespread belief that working out first thing in the morning is best, but is there any truth in this claim? Assuming that morning people prefer to work out in the morning while night people tend to work out later in the day, does this mean that morning people have better workouts than…

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Why Athletes Need Sleep To Succeed

We all need sleep to process and heal from the day, but for athletes sleep is especially crucial in order to recover from rigorous workouts and perform their best. Let’s look at why exactly sleep is so important for athletes:   Athletes need sleep for recovery It is important for athletes to get not only…

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