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In Bed with Arianna: Tips for Getting More (and Better) Sleep

More by Parade<p>What’s high-powered Arianna Huffington’s secret to success?<p>“Sleep,” she says, “ranks No. 1.” Coming from the founder of the <i>Huffington</i> …

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30 Enemies Of A Good Night's Sleep

Despite our best attempts to set a healthy bedtime routine, some nights things just don't work out as planned.<p>The reasons why can be painful, stressful or downright hilarious, but no matter which way you slice it, you pull yourself out of bed the following morning less than ready to take on the …

This Is Your Brain On Sleep

It's definitely not resting while you do.<p>It turns out the brain does some of its best work when we're at rest.<p>Over the years, scientific studies have found that during our natural sleep cycles, our brains jump into action to perform many of the duties that make us who we are when we're awake. From …

Sleep Protects Our Memories In More Ways Than One

Just in case you needed more incentive to snooze.<p>A solid night's sleep is known to protect your memories from bouts of forgetfulness -- and now we know it's making them more accessible, too.<p>New research from the University of Exeter and the Basque Centre for Cognition, Brain and Language is taking …

This Is What Your Dreams Really Mean

Your psyche is trying to talk to you -- listen to it.<p>Have you ever woken up from a dream that had you really scratching your head, wondering what the heck it really means?<p>The famous Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung analyzed 20,000 dreams over the course of his lifetime and theorized …

Why You Sleep Better On Vacation, According To Science

You don't need to stay in a five-star hotel to achieve five-star shut-eye.<p>When a friend recently told me about her upcoming trip to Mexico, I couldn't help feeling jealous. Not just because she'd be staying near Mayan ruins, but because of the incredible sleep I knew she'd be getting. Who doesn't …

Your Lack Of Sleep Is Probably Making You Sick

PSA for anyone who plans on binge-watching TV until 2 a.m.<p>Here's a great reason (as if you needed another one) to catch those Z's tonight: A lack of sleep can significantly increase your chances of getting sick.<p>A new small study published in the September issue of the journal Sleep found that …

This Is What Hippos, Puppies And Walruses Look Like When They Sleep

Good night, hippo!<p>What's cuter than a walrus snoozing in the ocean? A pile of walruses snoozing on a beach, of course.<p>In the video above, National Geographic takes a look at many different types of animals -- bats, hippos, puppies and more -- and observes how they sleep. Alongside truly adorable …