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August 19. 2014

Can You Really Catch Up on Lost Sleep?

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

Ask people what they’ve got planned for the weekend, and there’s always the one or two who respond with, “Catching up on sleep.” But can you really make up for a sleep-deprived work week by sleeping in on weekends? The answer is yes. But also no. There is such a thing called sleep debt, which…

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August 04. 2014

Back to School… Back to Sleep

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

It happens every summer. Parents (at least all the ones I know) either treat their kids to later bedtime schedules or simply stop enforcing them. For many, it’s simply accepting reality. An 8:30 p.m. bedtime, which can be hard enough to stick to during the busy school year, is nearly impossible after a day full…

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July 18. 2014

Productive vs. Perceived Sleep

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

At one time or another, we’ve all experienced it. We fit in a reasonable amount of sleep and still wake up feeling like we haven’t slept at all. So what’s going on? Well, simply put, you’re not getting enough sleep. And even when you think you’re sleeping, you might not be. Confused? Research shows slows…

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