Why You Still Probably Need More Rest

June 10th, 2016 - By admin in Sleep

Of all our personal limited resources, it is a wonder why rest gets such short shrift. Too many of us have forgotten what being rested actu­ally feels like. In light of that, this article offers up a few sugges­tions to remedy the situ­a­tion. Read Full Article: Why You Still Prob­ably Need More Rest (and 23 Ways to Get It)

In Defense of Absurdly Early Bedtimes

May 19th, 2016 - By admin in Sleep

Research consis­tently shows that putting kids to bed early is bene­fi­cial for their phys­ical, emotional, and cogni­tive devel­op­ment. Not only do kids tend to sleep more when the lights go out sooner, but they also may get a greater propor­tion of restora­tive sleep, too. Read Full Article, “In Defense of Absurdly Early Bedtimes”

Eliminating the stigma of napping at work

April 6th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Naps are actu­ally a perfor­mance enhancer. Studies have shown that a nap in the morning can boost creative thinking, while after­noon naps can help people feel better phys­i­cally. Full Article: Huff­in­gton Post, “Arianna: Office Nap Rooms Will Soon Be As Common As Confer­ence Rooms”

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Meets the Sleep Revolution

February 1st, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Neurofeedback News, Sleep

The conver­sa­tions at Davos this year are a blue­print for a wider defi­n­i­tion of success, one that recog­nizes that in our quest for a compet­i­tive edge and enhanced perfor­mance, we actu­ally stand to gain from putting our humanity, well-being, and sense of purpose at the center. Full Article: Huff­in­gton Post, “The Fourth Indus­trial Revo­lu­tion Meets the Sleep Revo­lu­tion”

Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it

October 20th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Don’t go from zero to 60 with your morn­ings; slowly change your habits over time. Start the day right with a morning routine that feeds your mind. You want to be real­istic about how much you can fit into your morning and then come up with a few impactful activ­i­ties. Full Article: life­haker, “Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it”

Short Sleepers May Catch More Colds

September 25th, 2015 - By admin in Sleep

In what may be the first study of this kind, researchers say they found that adults who sleep less than five or six hours a night are four times more likely to catch a cold than than those who get at least seven or more hours of sleep. Full Article:The New York Times — Short Sleepers May Catch More Colds

Software Helps Maintain Sleep Schedule

May 6th, 2015 - By admin in Sleep

This is an excel­lent free resource for the chrono­log­i­cally chal­lenged late night student or web surfer:  http://​www​.stere​opsis​.com/​f​l​ux/ It is a small program that you down­load and install. It takes just a couple minutes to setup, then you forget about it.  Throughout the day, f.lux will subtly and grad­u­ally alter the color temper­a­ture of your monitor. You don’t really notice it, but as the night progresses … Continue reading