While it may seem quirky and a little bit out in left field, there is science behind the fact that sleeping with at least one foot out of the covers improves not only how fast you fall asleep at night, but the quality of your sleep as well.
Looking to sharpen your environmental vocabulary? Like most everything, green living has developed a healthy dose of jargon, catchphrases, and buzzwords. With so many terms, it can be confusing to cut through the jargon, so here’s a quick sustainability glossary to help you speak green — as well as live green.
REM sleep behavior disorder is a type of disorder that causes unpleasant dreams and abnormal behavior while sleeping. It is particularly related to REM sleep, or rapid eye movement, which is a certain phase of sleeping. REM sleep accounts for approximately 20 percent of sleep, and is usually when a person dreams.
The early bird might get the worm, but he’s more likely to swindle you out of it by night, according to a recent study.The other side of the coin, though, is that night owls are more likely to behave unethically during the morning hours.
Ready or not, winter is on its way. With all its polar vortexes and general unpleasantness, winter weather can leave you wanting to turn the heat up inside your home to keep things nice and cozy. Unfortunately, that often brings unpleasant energy costs as a result. These great tips can help keep you nice and warm without forcing you to rob your piggy bank.
Sound is one of the 5 senses that impact sleep. And chances are you’ve heard of white noise. What you may not understand, though, is what it has to do with getting a good night’s sleep. If you’re like so many Americans who struggle to get an adequate amount of sleep night after night, you can surely appreciate the need for any edge you can get when it comes to not only falling asleep, but also to remaining asleep at night. White noise can help with that.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification from the Rainforest Alliance is a chain of custody, or COC, certification that helps consumers choose products made from raw ingredients that were derived from forests that were certified to be FSC forests.
Have you been having a little bit of trouble sleeping at night? A new study reveals that it may have something to do with the energy drinks you’ve been consuming.
Non-24 Hour Sleep Wake Disorder, also called non-24, is a sleep disorder that works in cycles. It occurs when you have issues with your circadian rhythm and your internal body clock becomes unbalanced.