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What you need to know about sleeping pills

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Sleeping pill use has increased exponentially since 2003, but are we aware of the effect they have on us? The medical community have become increasingly wary of the tiny pills linked to a number of celebrity overdoses due to their side effects ranging from memory loss to death, even when taken as prescribed. Here is…

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Sleep Your Way To A Higher Sex Drive

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Did you know there’s an intimate connection between the horizontal tango and your quality of sleep? It’s well known that not getting enough shut-eye makes you feel irritable and unfocused, but a recent study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine has shown longer sleep duration corresponds with increased sexual desire in women. Researchers actually…

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How Others Impact Your Sleep

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Have you ever considered that your relationships may be having a significant impact on the quality of your sleep? Almost every aspect of our lives is affected by our interactions with other humans around us. The positive correlation between rewarding, beneficial connections with people we care about – as well as those we inevitably meet…

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Wired Awake

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Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or alert and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep is stress – but the catch is, most of us are so used to living in a state of stress, we…

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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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7 Natural Alternatives to Sleeping Tablets

  When you wake up in the morning, your tone for the day is already set. The mood you wake up in will typically determine the quality of your day. But what determines the mood you wake up in? It’s the quality of your sleep. We spend so much time and money enhancing our diet…

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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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Tips For Sleeping On A Plane

Heading off to some far-off land on a long haul flight? Don’t sacrifice a good night’s sleep just because you won’t be horizontal. Here are our best tips for how to sleep on a plane:   Choose a good seat Be sure to select your seat as soon as possible. Some airlines let you choose…

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