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Millions of Americans suffer from some sort of sleep problem. Whether you have trouble falling asleep or trouble staying you are not alone. Here you will find great resources on how to ensure you get your full eight hours every night.

Is your bedtime affecting your heart health?

In a culture where naps and resting are seen as a sign as laziness, the importance of sleep cannot be overstated. Getting enough quality sleep is just as critical for good health as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. It’s not just about getting rest. Several very beneficial things happen while you sleep: Your blood pressure […]

Stressed out during the COVID-19 pandemic? This can help.

How are you dealing with stress these days? If you’re like most of us, 2+ months of self-quarantining, potential job loss, financial and economic worries, and concerns over you, or someone you love, getting sick with COVID-19 have taken their toll on your sanity. Please know, you are NOT alone. And not only is there […]

10 tips for better sleep in uncertain times

If you’re anything like me, these uncertain times are taking a toll on your peace of mind. I’ve been having trouble falling asleep. I’m waking up at weird hours—it takes forever to fall back asleep. Even when I do sleep, these days I still don’t wake up feeling rested. I don’t know about you, but […]

Can “catch up sleep” be good for your health?

Ask everyone you see today if they regularly get enough sleep. Chances are they will say no. And research shows that we collectively are an under-slept nation. For a while, the conventional wisdom was that you can’t “catch up” on lost sleep—that the sleep you didn’t get last night is gone and each night of poor sleep you get will continue to eat at your health. But a new study suggests that that’s not actually the case. Learn how to make deposits into your “sleep bank” for better health and less chance of illness and disease.

Magnolia bark’s health benefits for sleep, anxiety, and more

Asian art is rich with images of a tranquil, natural world. Clear spring waters and blossoming trees, none as lovely as the beautiful magnolia. Imagine gazing on these images as you lie down for sleep, like a lullaby for your eyes. We now know that the sweet magnolia tree gives us a natural, herbal “lullaby” that really can help you into a deep, restful sleep. Read on and learn the sleepy secrets contained in this tranquil-looking tree.

Prevent Daylight Savings Related Jet Lag

alarm clock in fall leaves
I love nearly everything about fall–changing colors, apple picking, pumpkin-spiced everything. But if there’s one thing I could do without, it’s turning the clocks back for daylight savings. Even though it’s only a one hour difference, it can cause days of morning grogginess and evening fatigue until your body catches up with the changing of the clocks. If you feel the same, I have some good news. There is a safe, effective, and 100% natural way to keep your internal clock in sync with the clock on the wall. It can replace that ever-present jet-lagged feeling with…feeling perfectly normal!

Why sleeping in is hazardous to good health

Millions of people live daily in disjointed “time zones”, out of sync with the clocks around them. And research shows that being a late sleeper could lead to a host of health risks…including early death. So, if you struggle with your sleep schedule, here are a few safe ways to improve the quality of your sleep.

Valerian and GABA’s benefits for sleep and anxiety

Just as we need food, shelter, and clothing to survive, we need peace of mind and healthy sleep to thrive. But anxiety and poor sleep are so common that our Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls sleep deprivation a public health epidemic. What can we do to relax when we’re stressed, and sleep […]

Best Natural Sleep Solutions

A good night’s sleep is one of life’s great pleasures. But it’s not just about easing into dreamland and feeling good when we rise. And sleep is not a “luxury”. Simply put, without good sleep, there’s no good health. Period. So let me help you dance into dreamland and reap the health benefits of getting […]

6 natural ways to get more sleep and better health

If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. I’d wager that that’s on par with the rest of the country. Even I confess to not getting enough sleep sometimes. What’s the culprit? It’s hard to say. There are so many things that could be keeping us awake at night—our age, diet, medications, stress. I know […]

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