How To Donate or Get Rid Of A Bed Or Mattress

How To Donate or Get Rid Of A Bed Or Mattress

Everyone everywhere has to sleep: rich, poor, young, old, tall, and short. Since charities help people of all types, many will take your used mattresses, bed, or other furniture donation. A low-cost or free mattress or bed can help someone of modest means stretch their dollar. Or it can help a homeless shelter or another…

What’s the Best Soup When You’re Sick With The Flu?

What’s the Best Soup When You’re Sick With The Flu?

Flu season is raging. This year it’s type A, at least in Arizona where I work full-time in an emergency department. Whether type A, type B, COVID, or the plain old common cold, homemade chicken soup is good for recovering from sickness. It’s one of the foods that fight viral infections. Just like sleep, chicken…

What To Look For In a Weighted Stuffed Animal

What To Look For In a Weighted Stuffed Animal

There’s a lot of talk on parent’s groups online and among experts about the benefits of weighted stuffed animals. If you have a child with a sensory processing disorder, autism, or ADHD, having a weighted stuffed animal tucked in with them in bed at night can help them sleep better. These special stuffed animals are…

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…

Can Lemon Balm Work For Sleep?

Can Lemon Balm Work For Sleep?

Another name for the herb lemon balm is melissa.  Melissa is also a girl’s name.  The headline of this article could also read, “Can Melissa Work for Sleep?”  The answer to that question is, “Yes, she could, but, hopefully, not just for sleep. She should also try to get paid while working.”  But seriously, besides…

Get a Light-Up Pen Before You Need It

Get a Light-Up Pen Before You Need It

I’ve never thought of it that way before!  What a good idea!   That makes sense!  Those are the kind of thoughts you might find yourself thinking in the middle of the night when a great idea strikes as you lie in darkness.  I’ll have to write it down in the morning and work on it…

How To Use a Light Therapy Lamp To Get Results

How To Use a Light Therapy Lamp To Get Results

Years ago, before I heard of light therapy lamps, I had been living in northern California during the winter. It was a place that was very different from where I had grown up. Fog blanketed the land in the mornings, and it was always cloudy in the afternoon. Some mornings I’d have to drive 35…

There’s One Big Trick To Making a Sleep Patch Work

There’s One Big Trick To Making a Sleep Patch Work

Slap a sleep patch on and go right to sleep—it’s that simple, right? Not so fast! Where and how you put them on can even be more important than what’s in the patch itself. That’s not to say that what’s in the patch doesn’t matter. It does. There are many different formulations. Some have a…

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