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Better Sleep

Is it Good or Bad to Listen to Music While Trying to Sleep?

Music can potentially help you to sleep better, but it depends on the type of music you are listening to. If you are going to throw on some heavy metal or upbeat pop music, this will likely have the opposite effect. Studies do show that some types of music, like classical, can activate both the left and right brain at the same time. This results in maximized learning and improved memory. But, what about sleep? […]

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Sleep Problems

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, […]

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Relationships

How to Establish a Sleep Routine for New Parents (that Works)

If you’ve recently had a baby, you’re probably no stranger to sleepless nights and tired days. There are plenty of old stereotypes surrounding the lack of sleep you usually get when you’re a new parent. But, it doesn’t have to be as awful as some of the old horror stories might want you to believe. You can establish a sleep routine for yourself (and your baby!) that can work for you and help you get […]

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Tips and Advice

How to Sleep Better on Long Haul Flights (10 Easy-to-Follow Tips)

Anyone undertaking a long-haul flight will appreciate the importance of getting some rest. When you get to your destination, you’ll be tired no matter what—simply because of jet lag, let alone the fact that sleeping on a plane is uncomfortable. This can leave you feeling exhausted, tired and unable to react properly when you get to your destination. That’s why it’s important to sleep better on long-haul flights, and that’s why we’ve written this in-depth […]

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Tips and Advice

How to Stop Going to the Toilet during the Night

Frequent trips to the bathroom each night can cause problems with your sleep cycle. You might wake up feeling tired, or that you weren’t able to get as many hours of sleep as you’d like. You might think it’s perfectly normal to wake up frequently to go to the toilet at night. But, it could be something more serious. Thankfully, there are things you can do to lessen or even stop frequent urination. The urge […]

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Stop Snoring

Is It Safe to Wear Earplugs in Bed Regularly?

There are many reasons why we might choose to wear earplugs when in bed. A partner, snoring neighbors or heavy traffic in the street outside your bedroom may be good examples of why you would need to shut out unwanted noise. Wearing earplugs can be slightly uncomfortable for some and an irritant for others. But weighing this against getting a good nights sleep is something you just have to do. Some tend to request a […]