How The ‘Lost Art’ Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you’re allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide …

9 ways to improve stress, anxiety and sleep

Our lives today seem to hurtle forward sometimes like a runaway train – with your coat stuck in the door and your bag accidentally left on the track. Things go wrong. Curve balls are hurled at us unexpectedly. Other human beings make life difficult for …

Improving Sleep, Focus, Balance, and Recovery With Natural Herbal Products

Today’s natural wellness industry is overcrowded and highly competitive; however, just like any other industry, there are a few successful outliers worth recognizing. MINERAL is one of those outliers, and today we’re going to find out why. MINERAL is a natural wellness company that has …

Get great skin while you sleep

Image: iStock You’ll be familiar with the golden rule of removing make-up before bed to prevent it clogging pores, but it’s also important to think about what you put back on your skin before sleep. Using a night cream is a step in the right …

Medical News Today: Sleep deprivation ‘triples the number of lapses in attention’

A new study adds to the evidence that sleep deprivation has a significant effect on our day-to-day functioning. The authors warn that if we have slept poorly overnight, we are twice as likely to commit errors, some of which may well be very costly. Share …

Medical News Today: How waste gets ‘washed out’ of our brains during sleep

For the first time, a new study has observed that cerebrospinal fluid washes in and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste. Cerebrospinal fluid helps clear toxic waste from the brain during sleep. Recently, Medical News Today reported on a …

How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer’s Toxins

The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Electrical signals known as slow waves appear just before a pulse of fluid washes through the brain, presumably removing toxins …

Why Melatonin Supplements are Ideal for Sleep Support

Melatonin continues to be one of the most popular supplements for sleep by Americans, coming in fourth place behind prebiotics and probiotics, glucosamine, and fish oil supplements. When you consider all of the potential disruptions during bedtime and the need to be well-rested to handle …

Tips for Getting Kids to Sleep on School Nights

Sleep is crucial for growing kids and their mental and physical development. But for some kids, bedtime can be a struggle, whether they have a hard time falling asleep or they wake up throughout the night. This can be especially stressful on school nights, when …