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Why do you stop feeling tired the second you get into bed?

We’ve all been there. You’ve been struggling to stay awake all day, warding off yawns with countless cups of coffee and unable to think of anything …

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8 Ways To Make Your Bed A Sleep Sanctuary

The bedroom is supposed to be the coziest and sleepiest room in our space, but it's so easy to let technology, work, food, and clutter slowly creep …

8 Easy Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep So You Can Finally Feel Refreshed In The A.M.

Catch some zzz's.<p>Nowadays, you don't hear many people talking about that "good night's sleep" they had last night. Or how much energy they have on a …

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying

Palliative nurse Bronnie Ware has captured hundreds of regrets from terminally ill patients, none more than this one.<p>Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance …

Can’t Sleep? How to Treat Sleep Issues Without Medication

Sheila Patel, M.D.Sleep is vital to your health and well-being, but for some people, it’s elusive. According to the American Sleep Association, there …

Everything you thought you knew about sleep is wrong

Does counting sheep help you nod off and does eating cheese late at night give you nightmares?<p>Recent studies have found that 50 percent of British …

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

Your All-Day Guide to Better Sleep

When people say they want to get healthier, they often focus on just two things: eating better and exercising more. But sleeping well is also a vital …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

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13 things only people who experience sleep paralysis know to be true

Sleep paralysis, which has been called “the night hag,” and described as “the witch on your chest” (it’s for some reason associated with vilified …

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Here's Why You Stop Feeling Sleepy the Second You Get Into Bed

It's an actual sleep problem, but you can fix it.<p>You've been struggling to keep your eyes open all day, staving off yawns during your morning meetings, doing everything you can to keep from dozing off during the mid-afternoon slump, and pushing yourself to power through the end-of-day commute.<p>And …

Two Words That Make You Instantly Irresistible According To Dave Kerpen

What are some quick ways you can get people to like you and to trust you?<p>So much about life and relationships is about building trust. We do business with people we trust. We help people we trust. We go out of our way for people we trust. But how do you build trust with someone you’re meeting for …

Instagram Marketing Strategies That Will Double Your ROI

Believe it or not, Instagram can serve as an effective marketing tool for your business. Though every social media platform is unique and has its own …

The 1 Thing Good Leaders Never Do

Get ready to eat some humble pie.<p>Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" …

Followable Leadership -- Lead So Others Will Follow

Getting the right balance between inspiring others to do more than they think they can do and enabling them to do it is an art. If you don’t go far enough, fast enough your followers will lose interest. If you try to go too far too fast, your followers won’t be able to keep up.<p>In the children’s …

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Your Morning, Week, and Hour Needs You (So Show Up)

How to Set the Tone of Your Morning for a Very Productive Week.<p>"It's Monday!"<p>As your alarm goes off you debate how many times you'll be hitting snooze today.<p>"Monday!" Or "Tuesday!" or "Wednesday!" You're either delighted or depressed by this thought.<p>What you do next, what you think next, what you …

Exactly How Much Sleep Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Other Successful Business Leaders Get

Here's how the elite count sheep.<p>Unlike Ernest Hemingway who said, "I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake," today's entrepreneurs can't get anything done when they're unconscious in bed.<p>For leaders like Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up at a ridiculous 3:45 every …

The Simple Hobby That Creates Instant Calm at Home

If you're on the hunt for a fun, creative, and relaxing activity to do with your friends, consider creating your own scented candles. It's …

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Why you feel more groggy after sleeping longer than you usually do

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The average person needs 7.5 hours of sleep and goes through five sleep cycles per night (the 5th is REM).<br>• It's hardest to wake up from sleep cycles three and four.<br>• If you sleep more than you need to you're probably going to wake up from a later sleep cycle, meaning you'll</b> …

My Journey Into The Scottish Highlands: Mountains, Lochs, and Glens | World Travel Guide

The Incredible Scottish Highlands<p>Highlands, Scotland<p>The Scottish Highlands are just as beautiful as you’ve imagined. An incredible road trip …

Secrets of People Who Are Always Full of Energy

You know who I'm talking about. The people who show up at the office bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, every day, like clockwork. They're the ones eating …

How My Son's School Is Using Mindfulness To Help Kids Learn

Do you want to know how to help your children handle stress, learn more easily, and pause for one second before they act like total jerks? Um..yes. …

19 Fantastic Places You Have To Visit On Your Road Trip Across Spain

Spain is easily one of the most popular destinations in the world to visit and is without a doubt, a great place to explore by road (as we have …

Sleep paralysis: Wide-awake brain, snoozing body

Your eyes begin to open after a good night of sleep, but something feels weird. You try to rub the tiredness out of your face but can’t lift your …

From a cave of giant crystals in Mexico to the grass bridges of Peru: 6 world wonders you've never heard of

Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, new book <i>Atlas Obscura</i> celebrates over 600 of the most curious and unusual destinations around the …

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10 Tips to Raising a Gentleman

How to develop good manners, empathy, responsibility and kindness in boys.<p>Ever have a day when your son seems destined to grow up a boorish cad who …