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Dog noses peaking out under blanket
By Jon Spayde
If anxiety is at the root of your insomnia, says our expert, a weighted blanket may help.
A woman sleeps in bed.
By Molly Schelper and Jill Patton
Find ways to wind down from the day and optimize your nights in Part Three of our three-part series.
By Pilar Gerasimo
The first and last moments of your day can steady or destabilize everything that comes in between. Are your mornings and nights propping you up, or tipping you over?
illustration of man looking into a well and seeing a childhood reflection
By Heidi Wachter
Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here, she shares her prescription for healing.
woman worrying
By Heidi Wachter
Chronic stress that keeps you up at night can increase the production of fat cells.
weight loss missing links collage
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
These often-overlooked factors can help you achieve — and sustain — a healthy weight.
A woman wrapped in a shawl bends over a cup of tea.
By Christine Schrum
Here are a few tips to nudge a cold out the door.
sleep-sunlight-bedroom
By Craig Cox
I may not be the best person to suggest that light pollution is keeping seniors awake.
Good Night Sleep
By Kaelyn Riley
Establish better bedtime habits with these simple strategies.
Fatigued When Sleeping In
By Jon Spayde
It all depends on which stage of sleep you wake up in, says a sleep expert.
Better Sleep, Better Marriage
By Heidi Wachter
How much you sleep could influence marital arguments, a recent study says.
Connecting Sleep and Genes
By Craig Cox
Are people with certain genes more prone to sleep disorders?
book-reading-bed
By Craig Cox
Nearly half of the senior set isn’t getting enough sleep, but efforts to address the problem seem to be more entertaining than effective.
clock-mars
By Courtney Helgoe
A study finds a gene for being a late sleeper. 
lavender-oil
By Kaelyn Riley
This popular essential oil can help boost your health and happiness.
sleep-satisfaction
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Calculate your sleep-related health risks by considering these six factors.
sleep-deprived
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Research shows that losing sleep slows your response speeds as much as if you'd had a couple cocktails.
Sleep rhythm
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Aligning your body's clocks is key to your wellness. Here's how to achieve optimum circadian health.
Picture of a bed
By Frank Lipman, MD
How to reset your internal clock and get the rest you need.
woman sleeping
By Experience Life Staff
A new study finds that one bad night’s sleep can harm your body’s metabolic processes. The study’s author explains how.
One Bad Night's Sleep
By Elizabeth Kuster
Researchers have determined that losing just one night of sleep can alter the genes that regulate your metabolism.
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