How much sleep do babies and kids need? The answer to that question depends very much on the age of the kids! Are your kids 4, 14 or 24 years old? Some adults act as though they were still kids. For our purposes here we shall call a halt at 17 years. Let’s start with babies. How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? When discussing how much sleep do kids need, we are … [Read more...] about How Much Sleep Do Babies and Kids Need?
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Our best and worst sleeping positions for couples are intended to address a problem that many couples have. If you are having trouble sleeping then it could be connected to your sleeping position. Partners, in particular, can disturb each other’s sleep, and they often make a decision to sleep separately from each other to avoid getting too hot in bed and waking up sweaty … [Read more...] about 10 Best and Worst Sleeping Positions for Couples
There are many reasons why it's a bad idea to fall asleep on a couch. A simple one to understand is that a couch or sofa is designed for sitting on, not for sleeping on! Mattresses are designed specifically for sleeping on, and many are designed or recommended particularly for people who sleep in specific positions: on their side, back or stomach. If you sleep on a … [Read more...] about Why It’s a Bad Idea to Fall Asleep On a Couch
Have you ever twitched just as you are falling asleep? Maybe you have but you haven’t been aware of it. It is believed that up to 70% of people experience a sudden jerk in that few moments between being awake and being asleep. This involuntary muscle spasm is known as a hypnic jerk, sleep start or hypnagogic jerk, and as inferred above, is quite common. But what is hypnic … [Read more...] about Hypnic (Hypnagogic) Jerking Explained: What is Hypnic Jerking
The best and worse colors for sleep can be established by applying psychology and the effect of color on the brain. The colors in your bedroom have a significant influence on how you sleep and how well you sleep. It’s not all just down to your mattress and pillow! The color of your bedroom walls, ceiling, bedding, and flooring all influence your quality of sleep. You can … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep
Knowing how to fix your sleep schedule will enable you to go to bed confident that you will wake up the next morning when you need to. Your sleep schedule should be burned into your metabolism although many people wake up at random times. This can be a nuisance if you need to get to work at the same time each day. Not only get out of bed but to be alert and ready … [Read more...] about How to Reset Your Sleep Schedule (Circadian Rhythm)
“What is beauty sleep and how can I get it?” I can hear you and perhaps over a million others ask that question! No doubt millions of women, and also more than a few men, would like these questions answered! Well, here we intend to answer them. So what is beauty sleep? The answer to this is easy: beauty sleep is no more than deep, undisturbed sleep during which your … [Read more...] about What is Beauty Sleep and How Can I Get it?