sleep deprivation

Is Stress Triggering Your Nightmares?

Having nightmares? Nightmares are a common part of childhood, which can start affecting kids in preschool. While most people have occasional nightmares as adults, two to eight percent of adults experience chronic nightmares. Fortunately, one of the ways to beat your nightmares is reducing your stress. Nightmares are a continuation of…

Read More
Mindful Living Network, Mindful Living, Dr. Kathleen Hall, The Stress Institute,, MLN, Alter Your Life, sleep deprivation, lack of sleep causes, how to get better sleep

Losing Sleep Means Gaining Weight

Have you been having trouble losing those last 10 pounds? Sometimes exercising and cutting back on unhealthy food isn’t enough. Sleep deprivation can affect your health. In fact, lack of sleep causes weight gain. Sleep and Weight Gain Research shows that lack of sleep causes obesity. In a report from the University of Colorado…

Read More
sleeping tips, mindful awareness, Mindful Living Network, Mindful Living, Kathleen Hall, Ask Dr. Kathleen, Dr. Kathleen Hall, The Stress Institute,, OurMLN, MLN, Alter Your Life, Altar Your Life, Mindful Living Everyday, Mindful Moments, Meditation, Meditate, Sleep, Sleep Tips, Mindful Sleep,

3 Sleeping Tips for Mindful Sleep

When a patient asks their doctor for advice on sleep improvement, many physicians will offer sleep hygiene tips like having a tranquil bedroom environment or avoiding stimulants (caffeine or nicotine) at night. While these tips are helpful, a new study shows that mindful awareness practices may be a better solution.…

Read More
Sleep deprivation, sleepless city

The Best and Worst Cities for Sleep

Sleep deprivation is far too common; in fact, for certain towns, it’s a growing problem. So, are you living in a sleepless city? Carpenter Co. and, providers of comfort products, sleep information and advice, directed a sleep analysis. They used the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk…

Read More
Melatonin Supplements, Melatonin

Tips for Melatonin Supplements

Researchers from the Divisions of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have found in a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical study, that melatonin, taken orally during non-typical sleep times, significantly improves an individual’s ability to sleep. This finding is particularly important for rotating or night-shift workers, travelers…

Read More