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5 Free Apps For A Better Night’s Sleep

If you need a better night’s sleep, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee how long they’ll last–so don’t wait too long.<p><b>Sleepytime (Android)</b><br>Being dragged from a great REM cycle by a buzzing alarm causes some serious sleep inertia. Natural …

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10 Ways To Get More Sleep

<i>By Rebecca Scritchfield for U.S. News Health</i><p>It's 1 a.m. on a Tuesday, and you're awake, sluggishly trying to finish every last item on your jam-packed to-do list. Sound familiar? You're not alone. Sixty-three percent of adults report that getting enough sleep is extremely or very important to them, …

Your Guide To The Best (And Worst) Sleep Positions

Whether you're a side, back or stomach sleeper, chances are you feel pretty strongly about your preferred sleeping position.<p>Most Americans -- 74 percent, according to a 2012 survey conducted by home décor company Anna's Linens -- sleep on their sides, while 16 percent and 10 percent say they sleep …

32 Solutions for When You Can't Sleep

It’s oh, I don’t know, <i>3 o’clock in the freaking morning</i>, and I’m lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wanting to cry with frustration. I'm trying …

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Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …

7 Things Morning People Do Differently

Inside each of us, is a genetically-determined clock. You can’t wind it, and you can’t hear it tick, but you most likely notice its effects every day.<p>For most of us, those internal clocks, called our circadian rhythms, are naturally set on a cycle that's just slightly longer than 24 hours. About a …

How To Fall Asleep Fast: Sleep Tips To Help You Nod Off

According to the NHS, most of the population have experienced difficulty in getting to sleep at some point. Plus, staggeringly, over a third of …

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7 Reasons To Turn Off The Netflix And Just Go To Sleep Already

It's 1 a.m. but the next episode of "Orange Is The New Black" is calling your name. What's so bad about one more hour of screentime, as long as you're "resting" in bed?<p>Turns out, quite a lot. Staying up late not only cuts into the amount of sleep you get each night, but that exposure to light at …