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Awakening
Here is what dreams have to do with mysticism

There is basically no difference between the waking state and that of dream, except that one seems more stable than the other. Only after there is awakening in the form of enlightenment is it realized that the waking world itself is indeed nothing but …

Sleep and Dreaming
Your guide to healthy sleeping

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Trouble staying asleep? How does one get a good night sleep? What are the tips for sleeping well through the night?

Remember when you could fall asleep as soon as your head hit the pillow and not wake up until …

Sleep
The Healing Power of Sleep. Here is Why It Is Imperative to G...

Jason Karp is a successful hedge-fund manager and restaurateur with a close-knit family and a deep respect for work-life balance. Today, his world is cruising along quite nicely. More than a decade ago, though, he was in near-constant overdrive — and d…

Sleep
What You Eat Affects Your Sleep

If you want a good night’s sleep, pay more attention to what you eat. A new study explains how what you eat affects your sleep, which means you could be resting more peacefully by changing your eating habits.

One of the most interesting and surpr…

Sleep
The New Secrets of Perfect Sleep

The key to a healthy, happy and productive life is what happens between the

Sleep and Dreaming
Sleep Apnea – You May Not Know You Have It. Take This Test To...

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder when a …

Sleep
Global study reveals worldwide sleep epidemic

With the help of an app and thousands of sleepy people, researchers took a peek into bedrooms around the globe.

Some of the findings weren't all that surprising: Many of us are sleep-deprived (duh). But a lot of the discoveries were pretty intere…

Nutrition
Sleep, diet, exercise and cutting stress boost brain as you age

Losing cognitive functions are a normal part of aging.

An 80-year-old may not remember as sharply as a 20-year-old, but doctors from South Florida have some advice on how to keep the brain sharp and boast mental capabilities.

From exercise …

Self Help
How to Develop Healthy Sleep Routine — A Guide

When we have too much on our plate and find ourselves falling behind on our to-do list, sleep is usually the first thing we sacrifice to do other things that we consider more important. Here's the reality – there’s always going to be something you need…

Sleep
Ways To Calm Down Before Bed To Get You To Sleep Fast

It doesn’t matter who you are, where you live or what line of work you are in: Life is stressful for everybody. As the day turns to night and the time comes for you to try and get some much-deserved sleep, shutting off your thoughts and reaching a stat…

Sleep and Dreaming
The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.

Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others hav…

Sleep and Dreaming
Staff Should Start Work at 10am to Avoid 'Torture' of Sleep D...

Forcing staff to start work before 10am is tantamount to torture and is making employees ill, exhausted and stressed, an Oxford University academic has claimed.

Before the age of 55, the circadian rhythms of adults are completely out of sync with…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Chronic Sleep Deprivation Suppresses Immune System

Many people report getting sick when they don’t get enough sleep. A new study helps explain why.

Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of identical twins with different sleep patterns and discovered that the twin with shorter sleep duratio…

Sleep and Dreaming
The Dope on Pot – How Marijuana Affects Sleep and Dreams

The U.S. is slowly and steadily moving towards legalizing marijuana in all fifty states. Almost half have already legalized medical marijuana; more are on their way. Several states have legalized recreational use of marijuana, and some have given the n…

Neuroscience
How's Your Sleep?— Brain Circuit that Drives Sleep–Wake State...

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have identified a brain circuit that's indispensable to the sleep-wake cycle. This same circuit is also a key component of the reward system, an archipelago of interconnected brain clusters crucial to p…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
The Myth of the Eight-Hour Sleep

We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night — but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.

In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr…

Sleep
How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

How much sleep you need (at least seven hours, for most people), is an often discussed topic. But often our real question is the flip side: Can you get away with less than the optimal amount, or even replace your night’s sleep with a series of round-th…

Sleep
The Japanese Art of (Not) Sleeping

The Japanese don’t sleep. They don’t nap. They do ‘inemuri’. Dr Brigitte Steger explains.

The Japanese don’t sleep. This is what everyone – the Japanese above all – say. It’s not true, of course. But as a cultural and sociological statement, it i…

Healthy Remedies
Your Should Sleep On Your Left Side. Researchers Explain Why ...

Different people sleep in different positions which they choose due to being the most comfortable one. Those who sleep on the left side, you are enjoying different health benefits. Even though you think you have found the perfect sleeping position for …

Sleep
How Sleep Can Impact Your Relationship

Although it may seem like a benefit to be able to sleep in the same bed as your loved one, it can also cause many problems if you are not sleep compatible. Here are some of the most common issues, and how to solve them so you and your partner can get a…

Sleep
How Sleep Can Affect Your Relationships

We live in a busy world, and for many people, sleep isn’t a priority. There’s so much to do and so little time. Hectic work schedules, children’s activities, and appointments can take up a full day, and when free time does pop up, you may want to devot…

Sleep
Decrease the Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

New research is showing that exercise not only helps the quality of our sleep, but it can improve conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA.

What is OSA?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s breathing frequently …

Sleep
Can Sleep Deprivation Cure Depression? New Research

Jet lag makes everyone miserable. But it makes some people mentally ill.

There’s a psychiatric hospital not far from Heathrow Airport that is known for treating bipolar and schizophrenic travelers, some of whom are occasionally found wandering ai…

Neuroscience
Poor Night's Sleep is Linked to Alzheimer's

Just one night of poor sleep is enough to trigger a spike in a brain chemical linked to Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown.

Although scientists knew there was a connection between dementia and lack of sleep, it was unclear whether the disease…