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6 Ways to Reach Napping Nirvana

Are you getting enough quality sleep? If not, maybe you napping can help. Discover 6 tips to make your power nap work for you.
Posted 5/16/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 17,901 views
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Spark It or Scrap It: Does Melatonin Help with Jet Lag?

Could melatonin help to nip jet lag in the bud? Find out how this natural sleep aid can reset your internal clock.
Posted 5/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   24,127 views
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For a Good Night's Sleep, Try Steak

A new study suggests that protein could improve your quality of sleep.
Posted 4/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 16 comments   17,132 views
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10 Bizarre Things Your Body Does While You Sleep

Be amazed by what's happening during your snooze sessions.
Posted 10/28/2013  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 24 comments   274,235 views
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7 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Besides napping, what can you do to stay energized all afternoon? Plenty!
Posted 1/21/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 20 comments   96,365 views
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Wired? 7 Tips to Help Tech Addicts Sleep Better

Many people use electronic devices, which may be to blame for missing out on valuable sleep. Find out more about those studies and tips on how to get better sleep.
Posted 11/1/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 12 comments   17,612 views
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11 Easy Ways to Rest Better--and Why That's So Important

Today we're sharing an excerpt of Get Well & Stay Well, a book by two of the foremost experts in integrative medicine. Learn how to rest better--and why it matters.
Posted 10/28/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 25 comments   18,469 views
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Is Your Teen Starting School in a Sleep Haze?

A recent study suggests teens who stay up late to cram for tests tend to perform poorly. Find out how to help your teen claim the sleep they need to succeed in school.
Posted 9/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 13 comments   12,819 views
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You Snooze, You Lose: Sleeping More Could Help You Weigh Less

Is your lack of sleep harming your weight-loss efforts? Find out what the studies say.
Posted 5/9/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Cathy Cram : 32 comments   17,319 views
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Bedtime? But It's Still Sunny Outside, Mom!

As summer vacation draws near and the days grow longer, bedtime becomes a struggle in many families. How do you get kids to sleep when it's still sunny outside?
Posted 5/8/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 20 comments   16,160 views
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9 Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

Learn how to get a good night's rest, once and for all.
Posted 4/11/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Cathy Cram : 10 comments   11,957 views
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Having Trouble Sleeping? Donít Blame Your Age

New research shows that age may not be to blame if your quality of shut-eye isnít what it used to be. It could be time to discuss the problem with your doctor.
Posted 4/3/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 20 comments   10,534 views
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Mess with My Clock, Mess with My Mood

Does Daylight Saving Time mess with your internal rhythms? Dietitian Becky gives tips on how to beat the clock!
Posted 3/8/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 53 comments   15,520 views
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Is it Possible to Become a Morning Person?

Sleep experts say that with time and effort, it is possible to reset your biological clock and become that morning person youíve always hoped to be.
Posted 2/7/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 68 comments   25,125 views
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Study: Sleep 8 Hours, Eat 300 Fewer Calories

Research shows sleep loss can increase hunger and affect your bodyís metabolism. Now we can quantify exactly how much more sleep-deprived people tend to eat.
Posted 4/5/2011  2:18:59 PM By: Jen Mueller : 52 comments   17,255 views
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