Posts tagged sleep

5 Self-Care Activities to Get You Through to 2019

The end of the year can be a crazy-stressful time for people all over the world. For many of us, upcoming winter holidays are a whirlwind of activity that can be hard to keep up with. For others, final exams are coming, and others still are scrambling to prepare for the upcoming new year. Whatever has got you frazzled this month, self-care activities are probably…

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The Importance of Sleep for Students

Students are often depicted as perpetually awake. They pull all-nighters to study for a test one night and party hard the next. But these habits could harm more than just their grades. Burning the candle at both ends means that students often forfeit a good night’s sleep. But undermining the importance of sleep can have devastating consequences on our health and wellness. What Happens When…

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Building Good Habits: How Much Sleep Do You Need?

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 33% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep. The AASM calls it a “health imperative,” as sleep is, “a growing and underappreciated determinant of health status.” Sleep deprivation is taking a toll on our collective health. But how much sleep do you need? And what happens when you don’t get enough? Can you sleep too much?…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Can You Sleep Too Much?

The health risks that come with not getting enough sleep are well-documented. Sleep is our body’s opportunity to rest and repair itself and not having enough time to do that can make us stressed and sick. But what about the other end of the spectrum? Can you sleep too much? The answer is yes, absolutely. Sleeping too much can lead to just as many health…

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The Power of Relaxing Sounds: Relieve Stress and Find Your Peace

We are living in stressful times. In a world of rampant economic and social challenges, where millions of people are unhappy in their jobs and relationships, it seems like everyone is constantly stressed out from the moment they wake up to the moment they go to bed. And it’s taking a dramatic toll on our health; when we don’t relax regularly, our blood pressure goes…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Is Eating at Night Really Bad for You?

There are so many rules and restrictions surrounding food. From allowing yourself “cheat days” to cutting out gluten or carbs or fasting for certain hours of the day, to our least favorite rule: No eating at night! But what if you’re hungry at night? Sometimes you just need a bedtime snack! Is eating at night really that bad? And if so, why is it so…

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My Week-Long Journey for a Good Night Sleep

Getting a single good night sleep is elusive for many of us. Now imagine throwing in jetlag after you’ve just landed from a long flight. It’s such an inconvenience to have your sleeping patterns thrown off when you’re in a new city and all you want to do is explore, but you can barely keep your eyes open long enough to absorb the energy around…

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How to Take a Nap: The Science Behind a Good Power Nap

Did you ever think you’d read a story telling you how to take a nap? Believe it or not, most people aren’t doing it well, and naps are one of the best tools when it comes to being ultra-productive. Whether you nap regularly or not, we can all think of a time when we were completely drained of energy and were struggling to keep our…

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5 Ways to Stay Sane During Black Friday

Black Friday is rapidly approaching, so now is the best time to snap up some great deals. Whether you’re a perennial thrill seeker, a casual observer, or somewhere in between, it’s advised that you prepare for the big day so you can keep your sanity amidst the chaos. Here are five tips on how to stay sane and safe on Black Friday. Do your homework…

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