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The Science Behind Why It’s Hard to Sleep While Traveling

If you’ve ever taken a long flight, train, bus, or car trip, you’ll know first hand that it can be difficult to sleep while traveling. At best a red eye flight is uncomfortable, while at worst it can mean being crammed between a snorer and someone making a lot of bathroom trips. While it’s never easy, we learned why sleeping while sitting up can be so difficult for some people, and some simple tricks you can try to make that travel a little easier on your body (and your sleep schedule.) REM Cycles and TravelYour body cycles through five different phases while you sleep, during the REM cycle, you are at your deepest and most rejuvenating period of sleep. Unfortunately,...

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Do Sports Teams Have Guidelines on Sleep?

The sports industry has come a long way in just a few short years. Nowadays athletes’ diets, training, and yes, even their sleep are monitored by a group of professionals to make sure that they’re living their best lives. It makes sense that when you invest millions of dollars in an athlete, you want to make sure that they have the best chance to perform on the field, court, or diamond. From the athletes perspective, any competitive advantage means more success on the field, and in turn leads to bigger contracts for them in the future. So does sleep affect athletic performance? Absolutely. Making sure that an athlete has enough sleep can make their reaction times quicker, improve their recovery,...

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Discover How You Can Fall Asleep Fast

How To Fall Asleep Fast There’s one thing you need to know about how to fall asleep fast: the more you worry about it, the less likely it is to happen. It may seem obvious, but anxiety is your enemy here, and we’re looking to resolve that issue in any way we can. That means, stop lying in bed, worrying about the sleep you’re not getting. Instead of that, try getting up and doing something (reading, writing, basically anything engaging your mind or body in some way) until you feel tired. It may seem counterintuitive if you’re trying to figure out how to fall asleep fast, but engaging your mind and body in those ways can actually help you stave...

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Discover the Successful Sleep Habits of Tech CEOs

There are a lot of romantic ideas built around staying up until all hours of the night to help build your company. While it may be time-consuming, stressful, and expensive to start your own business, there’s one thing that top CEOs of tech companies think you shouldn’t sacrifice: your sleep. Perhaps surprisingly, the secret weapon in many tech titans arsenals (like Sheryl Sandberg, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates) is plenty of sleep time on the best mattress.We compiled a list of their sleep habits and general outlook on sleep to give you a holistic picture of how these moguls use plenty of mattress time to fuel their business and creative successes.   Jeff Bezos, Amazon Jeff Bezos is known as...

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Sleep Tech: Smart Sleep Gadgets to Watch for in 2019

By Tanya Slavin According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about one-third of adults don’t get the recommended 7 or more hours of sleep every night. Staying connected 24/7 to everything from work email to Twitter and Instagram makes falling asleep about as easy as napping in the middle of a mosh pit. Luckily, the right kind of technology can be helpful when it comes to getting quality sleep. Sleep gadgets are on the rise, and 2019 will be the third year that Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will have a special section dedicated to sleep technology. Last year saw a rise in products that not only tracked sleep habits, but also aimed to improve them. And the trend is likely to...

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