Sleep and sex. Sex and sleep. How are the two linked? While there’s significant evidence that better sleep can improve your sex life, the benefits go the other way, too. How Sex Can Improve Sleep This may sound obvious, but just being in bed with the lights off is a cue to your brain that […]

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In popular culture, we tend to associate sleep and pajamas. These comfy clothes provide a cozy outfit that many people love. For this reason, sleeping naked may not even be on many people’s radar as something that could be of benefit. To help introduce this topic, we’ll cover both the potential benefits and downsides of […]

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Sleeping on a plane is hard even if you’re flying first class. We’ve gathered some science-based tips to help you catch some extra Zzzs during your next flight. Sleep on an airplane is worse First, you aren’t imagining that you get worse sleep on an airplane. According to a limited 2013 study in the journal […]

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Do you get sleepy when you get hot? For many people, the onset of summer also means the onset of a season of feeling sleepy more often. But being tired all the time means you end up missing out on so much that summer has to offer. Here are some of the reasons why being […]

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You’ve seen memes. You’ve liked or shared photos on Facebook. And let’s face it: you’ve probably snapped some photos yourself. Of course, we’re talking about adorable sleeping cats. It’s normal to think of cats as spending the whole day stretched out or curled up and dozing away. After all, there’s a reason we use the […]

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Let’s face it. Waking up can be rough. You’re cozy in your bed, happily snoozing away in dreamland. It’s no wonder 57% of us Americans hit the snooze button every morning. Are you sick of dragging yourself out of bed every morning? We’ve got fifteen hacks for you to try. Soon you’ll be so energized, […]

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Houseplants and sleep One of the first studies that examined the benefits of houseplants was done in 1989 by NASA. In the study, NASA examined a few handfuls of houseplants and studied how they purified indoor air. Another article in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology examined how peperomia dahlstedtii (vining pepper) improved workers’ moods when […]

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If you’ve seen the hit movie Finding Nemo, you’ve heard the phrase “just keep swimming.” This may have got you wondering: do fish ever take a break and just sleep? If so, what are the logistics of sleep for fish? How do they actually relax and sleep while underwater? Since most fish don’t have eyelids, […]

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Dreams are a common experience among people of all different ages, backgrounds, and cultures. Given their prevalence and often their vividness, they are the subject of much thought and discussion. But what exactly are dreams and why do they happen? And what do they mean? Read on to learn more as we delve into each […]

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Of the many tasks we undertake in life, there are those special few we can all agree are not for the faint of heart. Folding bed sheets is among them. Many of us can figure out how to fold our pillowcases and flat sheets decent enough, but the dreaded fitted sheet is where our efforts […]

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