Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

People React Better to Both Negative And Positive Events With More Sleep

New research from UBC finds that after a night of shorter sleep, people react more emotionally to stressful events the next day — and they don’t find as much joy in the good things. The study, led by health psychologist Nancy Sin, looks at how sleep affects our reaction to both stressful and positive events […]

Lesbos’ migrants sleep on the streets after fire at Moria camp

Migrants and refugees were evacuated from a large migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday after fires broke out at multiple points around the site, fire service officials said. Some 12,500 people live at the Moria camp and the surrounding area, where additional restrictions have been imposed over the past week after […]

REM Sleep Linked to Eating Behavior

Despite our broad understanding of the different brain regions activated during rapid-eye-movement sleep, little is known about what this activity serves for. Researchers at the University of Bern and the Inselspital have now discovered that the activation of neurons in the hypothalamus during REM sleep regulates eating behaviour: suppressing this activity in mice decreases appetite. […]

Michelle Obama Reveals She’s Depressed and Can’t Sleep At Night – Blames Trump Administration

Michelle Obama revealed she is having trouble sleeping at night and is “dealing with some form of low-grade depression” during an episode of her new podcast, before pointing the finger of blame at President Trump and his administration for her mental health issues. The former First Lady said she is suffering sleepless nights because of […]

Not getting enough sleep can raise your risk of depression by 80%

(Natural News) We lead busy lives, and sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to fit everything in. Between work and family responsibilities, many of us find ourselves sacrificing sleep to get it all done. You’re probably well aware of the negative impact a lack of sleep can have on […]

After the Gaza massacre, how can Jews sleep well at night?

Can we really? In our name, horrors are committed, supposedly so that we would be able to “sleep well at night”. To have a “safe haven”, while others are uprooted from their homes, maimed and killed for protesting the injustice. We constantly downplay this horror, because looking it in the eye means not only scrutinizing […]

Children and pre-teens who lack sleep are 58% more likely to become obese as adults

(Natural News) If you don’t want your child to grow up into an obese adult with a lot of health problems, make him get enough sleep. New research from the University of Warwick revealed that children and pre-teens who get less sleep less than others their age gain more weight as adults, and […]

Improving the Quality of Your Sleep

Why is it so darned hard to get good quality sleep these days? It’s easy to feel alone with this problem when you’re lying awake in the middle of the night watching the time tick by, and then more alone still as you toss and turn your way into the […]

Separating fact from fiction: Sleep expert debunks popular sleep myths

(Natural News) A lot of people don’t think much about sleep. However, for Dr. Michael Scullin of the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory at Baylor University in Texas, it’s the opposite: His life’s work is about sleeping – rather, studying how people sleep – because it’s a field of study that doesn’t get much introspection. […]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep the Way You Do

March 29th, 2018 By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest writer for Wake Up World Nobody questions the importance of getting enough sleep. At minimum, it’s essential for rejuvenating the mind and revitalizing the body. But, what is enough? And what does it look like? Many people find they wake during the night and wonder if they’re suffering from […]

Church Allows Homeless To Sleep Overnight, Gives Them Blankets

Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of shelter. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale of the church, and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project. Hundreds of people each day pass through the church, […]

Before You Make an Important Decision, Science Says It May be Best to Sleep On It

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times When it is difficult to make an important decision, especially about something that may impact your life, you may want to sleep on it. It’s logical to assume that it is easier for a rested brain to evaluate choices and make a decision. But come to find out, […]

Los Angeles Has Criminalized Poverty By Making It Illegal To Sleep In Cars and RV’s

Rising rent prices and low wages have resulted in thousands of people across the city of Los Angeles becoming homeless, many of them now living in cars and RVs if they were able to keep it together that well. According to the most recent counts by the KPCC, there are at least 7,000 people live in their […]

Want a Good Night’s Sleep? Here are 33 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

March 12th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World In order to improve your sleep, you may need to modify some of your lifestyle choices. Sleep is one of the great mysteries of life. We still don’t understand exactly why we sleep — although we are learning more about it every day. We […]

What Happened When I Decided To Sleep For Only 4 Hours A Day

Next Story Perhaps just as often or more, we hear the recommendation that we should be drinking 8 glasses of water a day,  and we hear that we should be getting 8 hours of sleep. But, is this just another one of those things that we haven’t bothered to question because it’s something that we’ve […]

Can’t Sleep? Discover the Causes and Natural Solutions

March 5th, 2018 By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest writer for Wake Up World The United States is a sleep-deprived nation. It shows in our health as well as how we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious public health issue, and one in three adults don’t get enough […]

LA Has Criminalized Poverty By Making It Illegal To Sleep In Cars and RV’s

Raising rent prices and low wages have resulted in thousands of people across the city of Los Angeles becoming homeless, many of them now living in cars and RVs if they were able to keep it together that well. According to the most recent counts by the KPCC, there are at least 7,000 people live in their […]

The new science of sleep and dreams

     In the featured video, professor Matthew Walker, Ph.D., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science and author of the book Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams, shares the latest discoveries about sleep and how it impacts virtually every area of your physical and […]

Lack of sleep slows you physically AND mentally: Study finds slow moving brain cells cause that “spaced out” feeling

(Natural News) If you feel sluggish and tired after only getting a few hours of sleep, it could be because your lack of sleep slows you down both mentally and physically. A study led by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) discovered that lack of sleep causes brain cells to move slowly and cause […]

California: Don’t Sleep Near Cell Phone or Carry In Pocket

California: Don’t Sleep Near Cell Phone or Carry In Pocket December 17th, 2017 Via: CBS News: California health officials have a new safety message for cellphone users. CBS San Francisco reports that for the first time ever, the California Department of Public Health is […]

How Tart Cherry Juice Increases the Quality of Your Sleep

November 30th, 2017 By April McCarthy Guest writer for Wake Up World Along with providing the fruit’s bright red color, the antioxidant compounds in tart cherries — called anthocyanins — have been specifically linked to high antioxidant capacity and reduced inflammation, at levels comparable to some well-known pain medications. Michigan researchers had previously shown that a cherry-enriched […]

Sleep better tonight AND reduce inflammation with cherry juice

(Natural News) Are you having a hard time getting a good night’s rest or have been wanting to extend your sleeping hours? We have good news for you. A new study reveals that drinking cherry juice, particularly Montmorency tart cherry juice one hour before you sleep will give you 84 minutes of extra sleep, as […]

The £500-a-Night ‘Portaledge Hotel’ Where Guests Sleep Dangling from a Welsh Cliff

Most couples try to avoid placing their relationship in a perilous situation. Now you can pay £500-a-night to do just that. If the idea of sleeping on a vertical rock face with only a sliver of canvas between you and the waves crashing 200ft below keeps you awake at night, then ‘cliff camping’ is probably […]

Healing In Your Sleep

October 8th, 2017 By Nick Polizzi Guest writer for Wake Up World Ready for something personal? Gulp! Here we go. A few months ago, I began to hit a serious dip in my energy levels. Each day, I would wake up feeling like I had been beaten up in my sleep, rolling out of bed with pain in […]

“Catastrophic Sleep-Loss Epidemic”

“Catastrophic Sleep-Loss Epidemic” September 24th, 2017 Via: Independent: A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemicâ€� is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at the […]

Sleep quality affects eyewitness memory of a crime, according to scientists

(Natural News) A study by Michigan State University (MSU) scientists found that sleep may affect an eyewitness’s memory of a crime, as reported by the Science Daily. The research found that eyewitnesses to a crime who sleep before being given a police lineup are much less likely to pick an innocent person out of a […]

The company you keep determines how well you sleep

     Studies have shown that the quality of our relationships may determine how healthy we are, how well we recover from illness and even how long we live. However, little is known about how relationships affect sleep. This is especially true for young, unmarried individuals. Teens and emerging adults, in particular, generally do not get […]

Natural chemical in a variety of plants, such as sugarcane, may help you sleep

(Natural News) Have you ever felt so stressed that you can’t sleep? Here’s good news. A study showed that natural chemicals commonly found in sugarcane and other natural products may help reduce stress and improve sleep, as reported by the Science Daily. Sleeping, just like eating, drinking, and breathing, is a basic human need. However, […]

7 Essential Oils You Should Take To Help You Sleep — And 3 To Avoid

Next Story To many, essential oils are simply a way to make yourself or your home smell good. However, essential oils are so much more powerful than that, and in many cases they can treat or cure numerous ailments. Essential oils aren’t something to joke around with, either. If you’re pregnant, take pharmaceuticals, or have a serious […]

Pineal Gland: How To Detox The Part of Your Brain That Controls Sleep, Aging And Your State of Mind

The importance of the detoxification of the pineal gland is he, even though you might not be aware of it. This little gland is located in the middle of the brain, and its function is related to our physical and mental well-being, due to which it is often called “the third eye”. Unfortunately, this gland […]

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