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10 Plants That Might Help You Sleep

Do you keep any plants in your bedroom, adding a touch of natural color and beauty? My personal favorite is a trailing spider plant that sits by the window. It’s an ideal plant for the bedroom...

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Gifts For Insomniacs – 10 Great Sleep Gifts

As an insomniac myself, I’m always happy to receive a gift that upgrades my bed or helps improve my sleep in some way. I mean, I love chocolates and the latest gadgets, but I love my sleep even...

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10 Sleep Deprivation Experiments

Sleep deprivation is a fascinating topic, spawning a wide range of research and experimentation over the years. Many of the experiments were rigorously scientific. But there have also been some...

7 Tips For A Successful Sleep Study

This guest post was written by Nick, a reader who has undergone 2 sleep studies.  A sleep study can be an effective way to diagnose some serious sleep disorders. But people often worry that their...

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My Top 10 Tips For Insomnia

I’ve spent more than 20 years coping with insomnia. Fortunately, it’s nowhere near as severe today as it once was. Even though I still have the occasional bad night, I think I’ve...

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Why We Sleep And The Benefits Sleep Brings

Every night billions of people get into bed, close their eyes and leave the day behind them. But why exactly do we do spend around a third of our lives asleep? You might be surprised to hear that...

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How Alcohol Affects Your Sleep

Does an alcoholic drink help you sleep better during periods of insomnia, or when life seems particularly stressful? Perhaps you just enjoy a quiet drink at the end of a long day, as many people...