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How Much Sleep Do We Actually Need?

You’re watching late night TV and you feel guilty because you know you have to rise and shine for work at 7 am.  You tell yourself all you really need is 5 or 6 hours of shut-eye. But is that enough f…

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5 Ways To Deal With The Time Change

For those of us who switched back to "standard" time from Daylight Savings Time on Sunday, the fact that it now gets dark at 5:30 is a difficult adjustment. While perhaps not as difficult as switch…

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7 Tips to Get Your Toddler to Nap

Parents can get downright cranky when their toddlers don't nap. Let's face it, nap time is a nice break from all that toddler energy, for both parent and child. More importantly, sleep time is importa…

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Trouble Sleeping? Get More Sunlight

The key to a better night's sleep may be right outside your window. A recent study showed that office workers who had a window with a view outside had a better quality of sleep than those who worked i…

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8 Foods That Surprisingly Impact Sleep

  We all know that drinking coffee before bed will make it hard to fall asleep, and that drinking warm milk will help us fall asleep faster --  at least according to our mothers. But did you k…

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8 Things You Shouldn’t Do Before Bed

  Oh, the power of a good night's sleep. A whole gamut of positive benefits can be seen from getting enough rest, but for many of us, hitting the sack can be challenging. There's plenty of adv…

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7 Surprising Signs You Need to Sleep More

  One in three Americans aren't getting enough sleep -- are you one of them? Click through to check out some of the most surprising consequences of sleep deprivation. How many hours do you get…

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Depression & Oversleeping

Ten hours, eleven hours... the hours fly by in bed. But oversleeping is detrimental, just as insomnia is. Learn more about this depression symptom.…

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2 Wacky Ways to Fall Asleep

If you're not sleeping well at night, that lack of rest is probably hurting your work performance. In this video, we'll teach you to fight insomnia with our wacky ways to sleep deep. We'd say not to …

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7-Day-Old Hedgehog Dreams (Video)

This newborn hedgehog is deep in sleep during its naptime. We wonder what it's dreaming about!   Related: Baby Hedgehogs! (Video) Hedgehog Cuteness (Video) Baby Hedgehog Rescue (V…

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Thanks! Did not know about some of these!

Sounds interesting .

Great ideas, I do all of them, yay for me;)

some good tips

More worms, less greedy humans.