With racing thoughts and noises outside, falling asleep isn’t always easy. Learn about how to get a better night’s sleep.

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How to Wake Yourself Up in a Natural and Easy Way

Rise and shine sounds good, but it isn't always easy to drag yourself out of bed—much less be happy about it. Here are expert-recommended tips for waking yourself up in the morning, from sticking to a sleep schedule to avoiding jumping directly into the shower.

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There’s a Scientific Reason You Can’t Stay Awake in Boring Meetings—Here’s Why

Scientists understand why we get sleepy when we're bored—and how to fight the urge to drift off.

What It’s Really Like to Have Narcolepsy

For people with this chronic sleep disorder, there is no corner of life that narcolepsy hasn't touched. Julie Flygare's...

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6 Sleep Routine Tweaks to Transform Your Health

Want to have more energy? Be more positive? Run a faster 5K? Here’s how to adjust your sleep habits to...

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How Decluttering My Home Cured My Insomnia

A woman with insomnia reveals how the sleep disorder left her feeling exhausted, depressed, and overwhelmed. Then she...

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12 Innocent Habits That Are Completely Ruining Your Sleep Quality

You'd be surprised by how much that last cup of coffee, digital screen, or late-night eating is affecting your ability...

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How One Woman Used CBD Oil to Sleep Better and Beat Insomnia

A woman with severe insomnia reveals how CBD oil helped ease her anxiety, and as a result, improved her...

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How Can I Stop My Insomnia?

There are almost as many ways to treat insomnia as there are people who can't sleep. Here are the...

6 Things Bedrooms of Good Sleepers Have in Common

Here's what we can learn about sleep hygiene and better sleep from those eight-hours-a-night folks.

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8 Steps to Center Yourself and Achieve Good Sleep

A good night's sleep is connected to being centered and balance in all aspects of your life. Here's how...

7 Great Things That Could Happen Once You Get a CPAP Machine

This revolutionary machine treats the snoring of sleep apnea, a potentially life-threatening condition. Here is what CPAP users say about...

10 Best Weighted Blankets According to Amazon Reviews

Get better sleep, and potentially reduce anxiety and stress, with deep pressure touch from these top-rated weighted blankets on...

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Insomnia Solution: This Woman Spent a Night in a Sleep Lab—Twice

After spending two separate nights in a sleep lab—once in college and then after pregnancy—a lawyer finds the reason behind...

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This Magical Tip From Sleep Doctors Will Help You Stop Tossing and Turning

When your mind refuses to calm down, here's what sleep experts recommend to help you get to sleep faster

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How Bad Is It to Fall Asleep While Looking at Your Phone?

Do phone, computer, and TV screens interfere with the ability to get a good night's sleep? Sleep experts say it's...

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Do You Really Need 8 Hours of Sleep a Night?

What's a normal amount of sleep? Do you need five or six hours of sleep, or nine to 10? Here's...

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How A Good Night’s Sleep Helps Your Blood Sugar Levels

This is what happens to your blood sugar levels when you sleep—here's how to improve your sleep quality and quantity...

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This Is the Best Time to Wake Up to Be More Productive (It’s Not 5 A.M.)

Snoozing is not for losers: A solid night's sleep one of the healthiest things you can do for your body—and...

Here’s How to Fall Back Asleep After Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

It's the middle of the night and suddenly, you're wide awake, unable to go back to sleep. Try these...

8 Home Remedies for Sleep Apnea Without CPAP

You can try these simple tricks and foods to treat sleep apnea before you resort to CPAP.

11 Tricks for Taking a Nap that Energizes You

Sit back, relax, and nap. You'll return to your day approximately 54 percent more alert.

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7 Reasons It’s Good for You to Sleep Naked

Going to bed in the buff has more perks than you might think. These research-backed benefits will have you ditching...

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6 Essential Oils to Try for a Good Night’s Sleep (and 3 to Avoid)

It turns out, this holistic herbal remedy is far more than scientific quackery—these essentials oils for sleep may...

Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation—Here’s Why

To sleep, perchance to dream? Actually, we're dreaming less than ever and the deprivation could open the door to all...

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7 Things that Could Happen If You Go to Bed Hungry

Going to bed with a growling tummy has different effects on different people. But according to experts, it's often not...

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The 4 Stages of Sleep and Why They Matter

Each sleep stage triggers different forms of brain activity. Here’s how sleep stages affect your rest and health.

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This Is the Real Reason You Talk in Your Sleep

If you've ever said something utterly bizarre in your sleep before, science can explain why.