How to Help Your Child Manage Back to School Anxiety and Stress  

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How to Help Your Child Manage Back to School Anxiety and Stress  
Back to school season is in full swing. You might be excited to take your child back to school shopping for new school supplies and clothes for the first day of school. We are here to give you some tips on how you as the parent can help your child cope with their stress and anxiety for back to school. Let’s get started!

Happy National Relaxation Day: It’s Time to Celebrate

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Happy National Relaxation Day: It’s Time to Celebrate
After a long work week you might be feeling a little burnt out mentally. It’s okay if you feel like you need to take some time to take care of yourself. There is nothing selfish about that. National Relaxation Day is coming up on August 15th and it’s time for you to take advantage of some relaxation time.

A Quick Guide on How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

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A Quick Guide on How to Wash a Weighted Blanket
Not all blankets are the same when it comes to cleaning them. In this article, we’ll give you a short guide on how to wash a weighted blanket so you can take proper care of yours and get a good night’s rest.

Stay Asleep with Essential Oils to Create a Relaxing Environment

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Stay Asleep with Essential Oils to Create a Relaxing Environment
We all know that sleep is important. The human body is a machine and like any other machine needs time to recharge every day. You can’t perform at your best without getting at least 6 to 7 hours of sleep. In recent years, essential oils have become a trend to help people stay focused or asleep. In this, we will be discussing different essential oils that can help you sleep and incorporate them into your nighttime routine. 

Top 12 Natural Ways to Boost Your Melatonin Production

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Top 12 Natural Ways to Boost Your Melatonin Production

When it comes to healthy living, a good night’s sleep is key. Sure you feel good after a restful night’s sleep, but its importance goes beyond boosting your mood. Getting enough sleep has direct and positive effects on your weight, heart, mind, and overall well-being.  Although we all understand the benefits of sleep, the CDC estimates that 1 in every 3 Americans do not get enough sleep. Many factors can be attributed to this epidemic, but one in particular stands out. Many people have low melatonin levels. Nor do they have the know-how to naturally boost melatonin production on their...

How Sleep Affects Your Immunity?

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How Sleep Affects Your Immunity?

Over the past few decades, countless research studies and scientific experiments have been conducted to study the relationship between immunity and sleep. The world today knows that the strength of our immune system is closely related to the quality of sleep because it affects our entire body system. Regardless of the level of your physical activity throughout the day or the type of work you do, every person needs rest (though some may require more than others).  Before we try to understand the relation between sleep and immunity, let’s first answer a few questions such as: What does our immune...

10 Things To Consider When Buying A Weighted Blanket

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10 Things To Consider When Buying A Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are all the rage these days. As the name implies, weighted blankets are heavy blankets, usually between 5 to 30 pounds, that are curated to provide a form of therapy to the wearer. They work on the principle of deep pressure stimulation – a technique that uses pressure to relieve stress. These handy blankets have proved very useful for those who suffer from various  mental illnesses such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, insomnia and bipolar disorder, to name a few. Even if you don’t have a mental illness, you can still buy one of these blankets to help relieve...

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...

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