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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Napping

In this part of the world, we tend to have a set time for sleeping and a set time for being awake.  In a typical work day we will do everything we can to avoid a nap, including soda and coffee. We as…

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11 Natural Ways to Boost Energy (Without Caffeine)

For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…

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The Best and Worst Times to do Everything

Don't schedule a surgery on a Friday:  A startling research study published in the British Medical Journal shows that those who get operated upon on a Friday are 44% more likely to die than if they go…

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Take A Nap [Infographic]

When we were kids, napping was a regular part of our daily routine (much to the joy of our parents, I'd imagine). When we're teenagers, we sleep whenever, and as long as we can. Health science tell…

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Put These 5 Sleep-Stealing Behaviors to Rest

A new CDC report finds that 35 percent of the population gets less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep, putting everyone at risk for nightmares. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com A new Center for …

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The Power Nap: Tips and Benefits

Name your top 5 guilty pleasures (we're lumping every delicious, fat- or  carb-loaded goody into one naughty pleasure). Isn't napping one of them? Honestly, there's nothing like a solid 20-30 minute c…

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Dream a Little Dream to Increase Memory

By Katie Leavitt, Tonic Most people have encountered times in life that require remembering and processing large amounts of information. Whether it was studying in college, or the first week of a…

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6 Natural Energy Boosters

It's three o'clock in the afternoon and your body is telling you it's nap time. Time to reach for the coffee or chocolate, right? Bzzt! Caffeine and candy will just exacerbate the problem. Instead, tr…

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