The Power of Repetition Controls My Racing Thoughts in the Middle of the Night

My anxiety started getting the best of me and my sleep when I was around 13 years old. I vividly remember walking down the hallway of my childhood home in […]

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The 9 Essential Self-Care Practices We All Need to Make Time For

Self-care has come to mean all sorts of things, from spa days to retreats to clean eating, and that can leave many of us feeling like it’s beyond our reach. […]

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Trapped in a Cycle of Late Nights? Here’s How Sleep Doctors Say You Can Get to Bed Sooner

If you’re a night owl like me, the idea of falling asleep before midnight probably sounds like a pipe dream. But falling into bed in the wee hours is no […]

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I’m Proof That Morning Workouts Can Change Your Life

I wasn’t always a morning person. I vividly remember my elementary-school struggle to get out of bed at the ungodly hour of 7:30 a.m. In middle school, I discovered the […]

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The Perfect Nap Length (and Why You Need a Nap Daily)

Let’s face it: napping is awesome! Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply not someone you need in your life. Napping, however, you most definitely do need in your life. […]

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Why You Should Exercise Caution When Taking OTC Sleeping Pills

No rest for the wicked. You can sleep when you’re dead. Sleep is for the weak. We’ve all heard these phrases that glorify living in a constant state of exhaustion, […]

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West Elm Launched a Weighted Blanket Collab, and My Netflix Binge Just Got Better

My favorite pick-me-up after a downright bad day? Seamless, a glass of red wine, and Netflix from the comfort of my couch. It’s usually pretty effective, but West Elm’s latest […]

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According to a Doctor, Here’s When You Should Work Out For a Full Night of Restorative Sleep

Sleep and exercise go hand-in-hand. A good night of sleep can help you crush your workout the next day, and that good workout can, in turn, help you drift off […]

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This Simple Breathing Trick Helps Me Fall Back Asleep Instantly, Transforming My Mornings

Like many people, I went through a phase in my life of waking up in the middle of the night and being unable to fall back to sleep. I’d stare […]

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If You’re Having Crazy Dreams Before Your Period, Experts Say You Can Blame Hormones

My friend from college dreams about the place we went to school whenever she gets her period – but they’re not normal dreams. In these dreams, she’s fighting against nature, […]

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