Erin Link

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Improve Your Sleep -- and Your Life -- With These 8 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On a recent flight from London to Atlanta, I had the good fortune to sit next to a very gracious woman. We bonded, not because we had a great number of things in common but rather because she did not complain or object when I …

Tropical Storms

Creativity Secrets From The Man Behind The “Sleep With Me” Podcast

Librarian and lifelong insomniac Drew Ackerman found a creative outlet for his storytelling skills: bedtime stories for grownups.<p>Always-on technology and digital devices creeping into our bedrooms have turned all of us into insomniacs. It doesn’t help that we live in a culture that celebrates the …

Bedtime Stories

5 Rarely Seen Tricks for Falling Asleep

<i>The following post is part of a piece written on Techealthiest.com.</i><p>If you're having trouble sleeping, I'd like to offer you some unique tips you won't find in many places.<p>I know that when I'm tossing and turning at night, unable to slide into a deep and comfy slumber, it sometimes feels like I've …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

Sleeping In on Weekends Could Have a Surprising Benefit

So you should definitely do it.<p>If your weeknight sleep schedule leaves you feeling downright exhausted by the time Friday rolls around, the last thing you want to hear is that catching up on sleep on weekends is no good for your health, as states recent research from the University of Arizona in …

The secret of a good night's sleep has finally been found by scientists...

It is said that a clear conscience makes the softest pillow, but according to a new study the secret of a good night’s sleep is having something worth getting out of bed for the next day.<p>In the first research of its kind, US scientists found that having a purpose in life results in fewer nighttime …

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Want to Lower Your Anxiety and Get Better Sleep? Science Says to Do This Nightly (You Can Do It in Your Sleep)

Hard data backs up a new kind of security blanket.<p>We live in anxious times.<p>Political unrest, aggressive storms exacerbated by climate change, and uncertainty about the future are just a few reasons why 70% of Americans struggle to fall asleep at least one night per week. Maybe you're one of them. …

PSA: Stop Taking Melatonin Until You Read This

Do you take melatonin supplements? Pause for a second. It's not going to kill you, but chances are you're probably overdosing . . . by a lot. And that <i>does</i> affect your sleep and your health.<p>While discussing my nutrition and sleep routine with coach and injury prevention expert Liz Letchford, MS, …

37 Natural Sleep Remedies: Overcome Insomnia & Sleep Through the Night

Sleep quality has a direct impact on the quality of your life, your brain function and overall health. Sleep is an essential nutrient for hormone …

Wellness

Can't Get a Good Night's Sleep? Do This 1 Thing to Sleep Like a Baby

This one thing can also make you feel much more relaxed during stressful times. Definitely worth a try!<p>As others work on their time management skills in order to complete more tasks during the day, perhaps you may be working on improving your sleep schedule. It's not, of course, that you're lazy -- …

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

Sleep

A sleep expert gives the best tips for falling asleep quicker

Sleep expert Matthew Walker describes the perfect conditions for falling asleep quicker. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Matthew Walker:</b> My name is Matthew Walker. I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California Berkeley and I am the author of the book, "Why …

Sleep

5 Hacks To Fall Asleep Instantly That Are All Backed By Science

Life is pretty hard in general, but I find sleep to be one of the most difficult things to do. Personally, it's really not the staying asleep I find …

How your sleep position impacts your brain health

Sleeping on your side may be better for your brain. Learn how the position you sleep in could help protect your mind.<p>Do you sleep on your back, side …

Naps are really beneficial. Here's how to take them.

Learn how to make any time naptime.<p>Sneaking a little midday snooze feels unspeakably indulgent. While the rest of the world is hard at work or dealing with the drudgery of household chores, you’re snuggled up in your own cozy dream world. Whether it last a few minutes or a full REM cycle, boy, does …

Sleep

What to Know About Taking Melatonin Supplements to Improve Your Sleep

There are few things more frustrating than being wide awake when all you want to do is sleep — especially when it’s a regular occurrence. But what can you do about it? If you’ve ever Googled it, you likely encountered a never-ending supply of solutions that people swear by, including behavioral …

11 Reasons You Might Be Tired, Even After Sleeping Well

A good night's sleep is supposed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and wide awake. But what if it doesn't? If you've gotten the …

8 Natural Sleep Aids That Beat Melatonin Any Day

Errr...night.<p>Lying in bed awake for hours is the easiest way to ruin your work week, and the temptation to swallow a melatonin in the moment to stop you from tossing and turning is real. But as any sleep doctor will tell you, melatonin and sleeping pills are best used in advance when you want to …

7 Bedtime Habits of the Most Successful People

These tweaks to your night-time rituals can make the next day more productive.<p>Bedtime rituals can make or break your success.<p>The last few things you do before bed tend to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as they often determine how well and how much you …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

The secret to sounder sleep may be lurking in our guts

<b>Young couple embracing in bed asleep</b><p>New research shows that stressed med students on probiotics got better shut-eye<p>Hannah Thomasy<p>April 19, 2018 10:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Massive.<p>It’s 2 am. I’ve been in bed for hours, but I can’t fall asleep. I’m worrying about my upcoming …

6 Late-night Habits Ruining Your Sleep

You can use a wearable or tracker to monitor your sleep with astonishing accuracy (we’re talkin’ graphs that outline how long you’re in each …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

10 Simple Hacks To Fall Asleep In 30 Seconds, Backed By Science

Yawn. It’s easier said than done trying to actually catch some Z’s, and there is an entire spectrum of people, all desperately trying to claim back …

Sleep

Muay Thai workout at home, no gym required

Having access to a Muay Thai gym with proper equipment certainly makes training easier. Training partners, pad holders and a variety of bags to hit …

Exercise

The Power of Pausing Before Speaking

No doubt, you’ve wondered why communicating with a loved one isn’t easy. What we may overlook is how our emotional tone can poison the atmosphere for …

Mental Disorders

3 Reasons Your Life Will Improve By Developing a Generosity Mindset

Improve your life through generosity<p>Don’t you just love people who are generous? Not because they give you things, but because they exude warmth. …

Self-improvement