Are you a midnight snacker? Preferring to chow down on most of your calories as you’re marathoning through the latest Netflix show? Do you tend to stock up on your calories early in the morning? Maybe choosing a big hearty breakfast and skipping right through […]
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Is Your Pillow Disrupting Your Sleep?
Raise your hand if you’re reading this story from bed, propped up on a random assortment of pillows that range from decorative and lumpy to supportive and old. Raise your other hand if you’re working from the same bed. It turns out that you’re not […]
Can White Noise Help You Get A Better Sleep?
Have you ever noticed that you sleep better with a fan on? Or, perhaps you rest well when the heater or air conditioner is running. It’s even possible that you often fall asleep when traveling on an airplane or a train, and it turns out […]
How to Support a Loved One Who Has Lost Someone During COVID-19
More than 425,000 people have died from the novel Covid-19 virus in the United States. That’s very nearly the population estimate of Oakland, California, or more than the entire population of Colorado Springs, Colorado, according to recent data at Census.gov. A recent study out of USC showed that for every […]
Fostering Trust When Dating During COVID-19
Being single can be difficult during normal times. There’s the awkwardness of first dates and connecting on apps, followed by the inevitable question: “Are we dating or just hooking up?” Yet, when you add in the complexity of a global pandemic and things get a […]
How to Help Kids Thrive During the Pandemic
As resilient and strong as we like to believe our children to be, this pandemic has been difficult for us all. When schools and businesses first closed, it may have felt like a momentary blip on the trajectory of time. Now, nearly 11 months later, […]
How to Practice Intuitive Eating
ntuitive eating isn’t really a new concept, but it’s become more mainstream over the last few years as a backlash against the pervasive diet culture shown on social media and elsewhere. We started covering the trend last year as we all sheltered at home, and stress-ate our […]
Giving Yourself Grace
We’re well into the new year and you may have started to lose momentum on those New Years’ intentions you set a few weeks ago. Before you get down on yourself, know that this is not only normal, but it’s possible to continue to stay […]
Are Psychics For Real?
Whether you’re curious about what your future holds or feel like you need a little nudge to make a decision, you may have considered talking to a psychic. Psychics can range from people who claim to see your future, to those who give you more […]
What You Need to Know About Weighted Blankets
Spend any amount of time on the interwebs researching sleep, and you’re likely to start seeing advertisements and reviews of weighted blankets. Touted to do everything from help you get a better, more restful sleep to lowering blood pressure, reducing anxiety, and even helping manage ADHD, […]
Forget New Year’s Resolutions–Set Intentions Instead
Whether you’re down with New Year’s resolutions or not, reflecting on what we want to leave behind in 2020 and what we want to carry forward into 2021 is a great way to ring in the New Year. Here’s why we celebrate New Year’s by […]
The Basics of Circadian Rhythms
Whether you’ve been jet-lagged or fallen asleep with all the lights on, you are probably familiar, at least physically, with what happens when you don’t rest in total darkness. Grogginess, disordered thinking, an increased appetite, even headaches, can be a sign that you didn’t get […]