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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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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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