Struggling With Insufficient Sleep?

One of the best things we can do to reduce stress happens to be one of the last things many of us do: sleep. It’s not always easy to sleep when feeling anxious and overwhelmed. But having a routine of getting good quality sleep is probably the best thing we can do to manage stress,…


Great Tips For Less Stress and Better Sleep

There are over a billion Internet searches on “anxiety,” which, according to, says:  “Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial in some situations. It can alert us to dangers and help us prepare and pay attention. Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness or anxiousness and involve excessive fear or anxiety.” Get…


Stressed? Sleep.

As long as we’re alive, we’re going to have stress. There’s no escaping it. There’s good stress and bad stress. But with regards to bad stress, unless we find ways to deal with it effectively, our well-being will suffer because stress harms our mental and emotional health, which takes a toll on physical health.   So,…


Why You Need Sleep And How to Get More

The quality of your sleep affects your quality of life. Period. Sleep isn’t a luxury or a guilty pleasure. Your body, mind and soul require rest to be healthy and for you to be at your best. We spend up to a third of our life sleeping. During sleep, our brain is hard at work…


Are Naps Really Good For Your Health?

Many people around the world love a good nap. In fact, siestas are an integral part of some cultures. A quick nap boosts productivity and performance, according to some research. But, other studies (perhaps controversial) indicate a connection between napping and mortality. Napping during the day increases the risk of premature death by up to a third!…

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Eyes Wide Open

How did you sleep last night? It’s recommended we get eight hours of sleep, but for up to 50 percent of the population, eight hours would be a luxury. They can’t sleep because of insomnia. Today we’re going find out what’s going on during those sleepless nights, and hopefully, finally, get some sleep. We’ll be talking to someone who really knows his stuff when it comes to sleep. Our expert guest is The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus. He’s a clinical psychologist and diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He’s written a book called Good Night – The Sleep Doctor’s 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health and also the book The Power of When. Also, joining us is Tammy to share her story with insomnia since childhood. Free Offer: LifestyleMatters Balance: Sleep, Schedules, and Sanity Offer Code: SSS-M-F-401 Offer Description: Balance Magazine is an information-packed, 16-page full-color magazine written by experts in their field.  This special issue features Sleep, Schedules, and Sanity:  Finding balance in your busy world.   It also includes easy recipes: Triple Treat Pepper Soup and Berry Blast Salad. Books:  Good Night – The Sleep Doctor’s 4-week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health by Michael Breus, Ph.D.                 The Power of When by Michael Breus, Ph.D.                   More Information: Email: [email protected] Twitter: @thesleepdoctor Website:


Is There A Best Sleeping Position For Your Health?

You probably have a favorite sleeping position that you naturally get into after crawling under the covers and getting ready to fall asleep. However, did you know that your sleeping position could impact your health? It can affect your breathing, cause neck and back pain, tummy trouble and shorten your lifespan! Sleeping on Your Back…


Anyone can be a Morning Person

What would you give to wake up feeling energetic, well rested and ready to conquer the world every single day? It goes without saying that your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. The more productive your morning, the likelier you will have a more productive rest of the day. Studies by…


Smell Your Way to Better Health

The sense of smell is our most sensitive sense. It is the first to develop and it influences our emotions, mood, memory and behavior. This is where aromatherapy comes in. Aromatherapy, derived from the French word “aromatherapie”, is the use of fragrant essential oils extracted from plants to promote physical and psychological health and wellness….

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