Secrets To Working Night Shifts Regularly While Staying Healthy

Secrets To Working Night Shifts Regularly While Staying Healthy

Tips for night shift workers Several extensive studies have given working the night shift a bad name over the last fifteen years. Working the shift seems to promote lousy health habits. Night shift workers smoke more. They weigh more. They’re three times more likely to get into traffic accidents. These effects pool together. Altogether they…

The Best Way To Use Fake Scenarios To Fall Asleep

The Best Way To Use Fake Scenarios To Fall Asleep

When it looks like you might have to suffer a night of little sleep, it helps to have a trick to help you fall asleep in your bag. One useful and flexible technique is the fake scenario. Remember this: where the mind goes, the body follows. What is a fake scenario? A fake scenario is…

The-Stop-Overthinking-at-Bedtime 2 Step

The-Stop-Overthinking-at-Bedtime 2 Step

If only the mind came with an off switch. If it did, you could flip it and shut it off when you needed to sleep. With a switch, you could stop overthinking right in its tracks, right away. The switch couldn’t affect your brain, however. That would be a disaster. You need your brain to…

Should you quit being on call?

Should you quit being on call?

Not all “call” is created the same. There’s no one answer to the question asked above in the headline that makes sense for everyone, everywhere.  Somebody needs to be on call for some businesses, industries, and jobs. Economics dictates it. It’s the way work is done, and it’s hard to change.  While the person on…

Should Your Dog Sleep With You In Bed?

Should Your Dog Sleep With You In Bed?

Humans and dogs have been living, working, playing, and sleeping beside each other for thousands of years. Our two species have grown up beside each other. We’re best friends. Despite many changes over time, we’ve moved out of caves and huts together and into today’s prefab housing and apartments. Whether you should sleep next to…

4 Types of Exercise For Awesome Sleep

4 Types of Exercise For Awesome Sleep

It’s a fact: sleep aids in the regeneration of the body tissues. Sleep troubles like insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and sleep apnea mean your body doesn’t heal well. This predisposes your body to stress, anxiety, as well as tiredness.  It might sound counterintuitive, but try exercising. From the relaxing effects of yoga poses to the…

Get to Bed On Time

Get to Bed On Time

Some nights the last thing you want to do is go to bed. There are too many things tempting you to stay up. So many more things seem more appealing than shutting off the lights and closing your eyes. Do these self-defeating temptations sound familiar? You could be watching something on YouTube. Texting a friend.…

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