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Here’s What Really Happens to Your Body When You’re Asleep

Fast facts on sleep 42% of adults get less than seven hours of sleep each night, according to a 2014 report1 — which is less than the seven to nine hours recommended by the National Sleep Foundation.2 Only 10% of Americans prioritize sleep over other everyday activities, including their hobbies, work and their social lives, according to a 2018 poll conducted by The National Sleep Foundation.3 Although 65% of Americans think getting enough sleep makes them more effective people
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There's More Than One Type of Stress - Find Out Which Ones May Be Affecting You

But all stress isn’t created equal – there are specific types that could spell trouble for your mental, physical and emotional health. And surprisingly, there is such a thing as “good stress!” Read on as we identify the different types of stress, explore the impact it has on the body, and discuss simple techniques to find balance. What is stress? You’re probably familiar with the kinds of situations that cause stress, but simply defined, stress is the physical and mental tension that c
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Be Nice to Your Body: Here’s Why It Could Benefit Your Health

You may know that negative self-talk can hold you back from achieving your goals (if you didn’t, you’ll want to read this). But if you struggle with positive self-talk, writing a letter to yourself may help. In a recent Northwestern University study, women who wrote letters to their bodies that focused on general compassion, body compassion, or body functionality reported greater body satisfaction and experienced improvements in their mood compared to the control group. 1 Why Write a Letter
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3 Surprising Health Effects of Daylight Saving Time

1. You might feel a little jet-lagged. It might not seem like much, but disrupting your sensitive circadian rhythms – the daily changes that impact your behavioral, physical and mental well-being1 – by as little as an hour may cause your body to react. Many of your circadian rhythms’ depend on regular periods of light and darkness.1 Daylight is key to cueing your circadian rhythms, so changes to the light and dark periods can “speed up, slow down, or reset biological clocks as well as circa
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Why is Sleep Important for Your Health? This New Study Just Revealed Another Reason

If this is a common occurrence for you, take note: Besides simply making you feel tired, not getting enough shut-eye has been linked to many different health concerns, from obesity to coronary heart disease.1 Yet new research indicates another reason to prioritize your sleep: Getting less than six hours per night or waking frequently increases your risk of accumulating plaque in arteries throughout your body, not just your heart.2    While it’s not always possible to get the recommende
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What Are Circadian Rhythms and How Do They Impact Your Health?

If you’ve ever wondered why you couldn’t snooze past your weekday wake-up time, there’s a silver lining: your circadian rhythms are probably working just fine.  You may have heard the phrase “circadian rhythm” before. And with the recent popularity of weight loss strategies like time-restricted feeding and intermittent fasting, circadian rhythms are getting more attention than ever. Research on circadian rhythms even won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine. But what exactly are circ
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