Sleep Problems

psychology behind hugging a pillow and sleeping
Sleep Problems

Why Can’t I Sleep without Hugging a Pillow?

We are most honest when we sleep as we aren’t consciously deciding to hide our actions. Therefore, we choose the sleeping position we feel most comfortable with – mentally and physically.  For most people, pillow hugging allows them to get cozy and feel like they’re being cuddled. The way you sleep can tell a lot about you. People who hug pillows and sleep or sleep surrounded by pillows, often cherish their relationships with the important […]

Why Am I Doing Things in My Sleep Then Not Remembering It?
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Why Am I Doing Things in My Sleep Then Not Remembering It?

Doing things in your sleep, especially if you can’t remember them later, is extremely disconcerting. But, there are a number of medically defined and clear reasons why some people move and talk while asleep. These conditions are collectively known as ‘parasomnia’. These are problems that stop us from sleeping as we should, especially because of movement or talking. Depending on when during the sleep cycle they occur, the effects may vary. In this guide, we […]

how to get over jet lag from Asia
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How to Get Over Jet Lag When You Get Home

Traveling, whether for business or pleasure, is a fun and exciting experience. However, it has its downsides too, especially if you’re unable to sleep during your flight. Visiting a part of the world which runs on a different time zone can result in the dreaded jet lag. Whether you’ve just arrived on vacation, or you’ve just got home, jet lag can make life difficult. It leaves you feeling disoriented, as your body is running on […]

why do i fall asleep when i sit down to watch TV?
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Why Do I Keep Falling Asleep When I Sit Down or Watch TV?

Do you find it difficult to stay awake or nod off right after lunch – even after a full night of sleep? Scientists refer to this as Excessive Daytime Sleepiness. It’s surprisingly common among people who dedicate 8 to 9 hours to their sleep routine. So, this isn’t just about being tired. Some people feel uncontrollably sleepy at odd hours while watching, TV, reading a book or while at work. Sometimes excessive daytime sleepiness and […]

how to transition from day shift to night shift
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How to Get Enough Sleep When Working the Night Shift

Sometimes, sleep isn’t simple. Try as you might, and as tired as you may be, you can struggle to drift off when going to bed. In fact, you may not get any sleep at all. In a world that works through the day, it’s naturally more difficult to get some rest. This is due to many factors, some controllable and some inevitable. When working the night shift, the issue only intensifies. As with any work, […]

Waking Up in the Middle of the Night
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Why Do I Keep Waking Up in the Middle of the Night?

Jose Colon, the author of ‘The Sleep Diet, suggests that no one sleeps through the night. It is part of our human DNA to wake up periodically throughout our sleep cycles. But, you may be asking yourself ‘why do I keep waking up in the middle of the night? It’s not uncommon for the average person to wake up anywhere from 4 to 6 times a night. It’s usually a quick moment, followed by going […]