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September 29. 2014

Can Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) Help with Sleep?

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

Over the summer, I read an article about ASMR or autonomous sensory meridian response. Despite its somewhat clunky moniker, ASMR has become a huge hit among a growing subculture of users on YouTube and Reddit where they watch, share and discuss videos of people talking in soft consonants, folding towels, tapping on hairbrushes, and other…

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September 02. 2014

On Stress and Sleep

By Jenny Nielsen 0 Comments

Stress. Too much of it will affect your sleep. Sleep. Too little of it will affect your stress. Whether you’re constantly on the go, worried about work, or simply agitated by the news, chances are stress is a big part of your life. You may try to alleviate it by working out, spending a night…

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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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