How to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

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How to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

What is Sleep Deprivation? Not being able to fall asleep can be very frustrating. It happens to all of us. It could be because we had caffeine too close to bedtime or we are anxious or excited about something. Not being able to sleep or stay asleep throughout the night is called insomnia. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that can affect anyone but if you have chronic insomnia you may want to talk to your doctor about it.  What counts as chronic insomnia? If you have difficulty falling asleep for a few days or weeks due to any stressors or...

Sleep Issues During COVID 19 Pandemic & Solutions for Covid

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Sleep Issues During COVID 19 Pandemic & Solutions for Covid
If you are one of those people who are having sleep issues during the pandemic then read through this guide. It has a few tips that may be helpful for you.

How Quality Rest Time Can Boost Your Performance

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How Quality Rest Time Can Boost Your Performance
If you think working late hours and overexerting will help you achieve your goals faster, you’re mistaken. Studies prove that quality rest time is pivotal for better performance.

How to Deal with Post Workout Insomnia?

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How to Deal with Post Workout Insomnia?

What is post exercise Insomnia? Burning calories before going to sleep will help in providing a peaceful sleep. However, many athletes often face difficulties sleeping if their workout time is close to their sleep time. If you work out regularly and have experienced lying awake in your bed tossing and turning and unable to sleep despite a tough workout, the reason might be the inadequate time gap between your workout and bedtime.  Researchers believe that post exercise insomnia happens because of a number of reasons. This includes the fact that since your energy levels increase post workout, if there is...

7 Great Ways to Fix Your Sleep Schedule

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7 Great Ways to Fix Your Sleep Schedule

Enjoying a full night‘s sleep is very important for your mental and physical wellbeing.  Our body needs at least 7 to 8 hours of good and uninterrupted sleep to perform every day activities effectively. The body’s natural clock is such that it is built to work during the day and rest during the night. If we go against nature by changing this cycle, it will have adverse effects on us. Sleep has a direct impact on our mental health. People who do not sleep properly can develop insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, sleep paralysis etc. Our body heals and...

How to Deal with Scelerophobia (fear of burglars)?

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How to Deal with Scelerophobia (fear of burglars)?

Everyone wants to feel secure and safe, but different people may react differently to situations especially adverse ones. The crime rate around the world has been on the rise and criminals keep trying to find a way around the safety measures their target has taken. You must take all necessary measures within your power to ensure your own security, that of your loved ones and anything that holds value for you. Sometimes though, fear may lead to a psychological condition where it overwhelms your rationality. One such fear of our age is scelerophobia; excessive fear of bad men or burglars,...

Are Weighted Blankets Safe for Dogs?

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Are Weighted Blankets Safe for Dogs?

Weighted blankets are known to be very beneficial for human health. Their use has shown positive results for several conditions including anxiety, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), insomnia and autism. These blankets simulate deep pressure touch (DPT), a kind of therapy that uses firm, hands-on pressure to relax the nervous system.  But do weighted blankets have a similar soothing effect on dogs? Yes, they do. Just like humans, dogs suffer from different kinds of anxieties, caused by different situations and events. And in order to cater to their emotional and physical needs in an appropriate...

Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally

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Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally

Most new parents often wonder if their baby is sleeping well through the night. As the children slowly grow older they begin to form a better sleep schedule, until their school and college work load begins to take a toll on their sleep schedule. Eventually when they turn into grownups, deep and sound sleep starts to become less and less important on the list of their priorities until the health effects of lack of good sleep begin to show. The truth is that no matter what age, the human body needs safe and deep sleep, both physically and emotionally. However,...

How to Get Your Dog's Stinky Weighted Blanket Clean?

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How to Get Your Dog's Stinky Weighted Blanket Clean?

For all the love and affection that our furry friends show us, if we have to put up with some extra effort in certain areas while caring for them it is not unwarranted. One such thing that pet owners have to do is to go the extra mile while cleaning the household items and washing heavier objects including weighted blankets. While these weighted blankets are an excellent source of comfortable and deep sleep for the pet owners, the fact that sometimes the dogs or cats snuggle in the same blankets to sleep with dog-dad or cat-mom as well, is nothing...

Can a Weighted Blanket Speed Athletic Recovery?

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Can a Weighted Blanket Speed Athletic Recovery?

Athletes are expected to perform and be in their best form consistently. This calls for a disciplined fitness regime, healthy food habits, mental stability and a drive to always push themselves to the limits. The demanding and intense physicality of an athlete’s life can take its toll on their body in the form of injuries, accidents and overexertion. Getting a good rest is hence pivotal, not just for good performance, but also for a speedy recovery. The importance of a weighted blanket in this regard cannot be underestimated. Read on to find out about its role in accelerating the athletic...

6 Essentials Every Smart Sleeper Needs for Better Sleep

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6 Essentials Every Smart Sleeper Needs for Better Sleep

A good sleep is pivotal for your health and well-being. It enables the body to repair itself and be ready for another day. Sleep deprivation or disturbances affect every aspect of your life, bringing about a drastic drop in productivity, concentration and energy levels. Give attention to your body cues for sleep. Are you doing all the things right? If your body weight and stress levels are in check, you’ve cut back on caffeine and tried meditating, but still find yourself waking through your sleep or do not feel rested after it, then you should turn your attention to other...

Naturally Increase Melatonin Levels with A Weighted Blanket

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Naturally Increase Melatonin Levels with A Weighted Blanket

Increase Your Melatonin Levels with A Weighted Blanket. During a 24-hour period, each of us produces hormones that control when we go to sleep and when we wake up. This cycle is called the circadian rhythm and it is controlled by a hormone called melatonin. Produced in the pineal gland in the brain, this hormone is responsible for your body’s internal clock. When melatonin levels are high, you start to feel sleepy. But when levels are low, it can be almost impossible to fall asleep. A great way to adjust your sleep schedule is to naturally increase your melatonin levels....

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