Sleep Health Guides
Healthier Sleep for a Healthier You
A good night’s sleep will follow you through your entire day, improving mood, energy, concentration and happiness. And we all know how a night of tossing and turning can haunt you too. Consistently sleeping well is an important part of any great wellness routine.
Here you can find everything we’ve gathered about how to get the best sleep you possibly can. We’ll cover tips, tricks, products, research and more, all geared at bringing you up to speed on the cutting-edge conversations around sleep science and sleep hygiene.
Like diet and exercise routines, sleeping habits should be an intentional component of a lifestyle rooted in wellness. How you sleep will impact almost every other aspect of your life, whether you like it or not. Our goal is to give you the information you need to make sure your sleep is helping you feel at your best, so you can achieve your goals.
Trends in the wellness industry come and go so quickly that it can be difficult at times to understand what’s actually helpful, and what is simply popular in the moment. We’ll sift through the mess and bring you hard evidence about what works and what doesn’t, giving you the power to make informed choices about the products and practices you can use to improve your sleep health.
Sleeping Myths, Busted
There’s a lot of suspect information about sleep out there. Can you actually get by on only four hours of sleep per night? Are dreams really representations of the unconscious? Does napping lead to worse sleep at night? We’ll take on these questions and more, bringing you the info to help you reach informed conclusions.
Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Sleep
What we do during the day has a huge impact on how well, and how much we snooze. We can use this to our advantage, or constantly suffer from poor sleep if we fail to make the right connections between our behavior and our sleeping patterns. Learn about how diet, exercise, and more relate to sleep.
Mental Health and Sleep
Mental health issues can make healthy sleep nearly impossible if not managed properly. Poor sleep can also exacerbate mental health problems dramatically. We’ll take you through the science of what links the two, and what you can do to improve quality of mental health through positive sleeping habits.
Technology’s Effect on Our Sleep
There is a constant buzz about the relationship between “screens” and sleep health in our world of phones, tablets and technology galore. But see what the research says about managing our interactions with technology, and empower yourself to make healthy choices when it comes to protecting your sleep quality.
Products to Boost Sleep Quality and Quantity
Tools to hack sleep have been around since the first bed and pillow. Magic sleep dust and the like is even the stuff of myth and folklore. We’ll keep you abreast of the modern versions (that actually exist), including CBD products, apps for sleep improvement, exceptional bedding and more. Think of us as your guide to Mr. Sandman’s bag of goodies.
Caffeine, Alcohol, Nicotine, and Sleep
Like many things, moderation is key when balancing what we put in our bodies. There are ways to enjoy a cup of coffee or evening cocktail without ruining your sleep—but we’ll show you what scientists say about how to measure the perfect balance for you.