Sleep Education & Tips

Alcohol & Sleep - A Bad Combination

Alcohol & Sleep - A Bad Combination

For years people have been under the impression a drink after work or a nightcap at bedtime would help them relax or perhaps better yet get a good night’s sleep.  In fact, 20% of Americans currently use alcohol as their preferred sleep aid. Scientific evidence points to the fact that alcohol has complex effects on our sleep and in aggregate is detrimental to our health.

Start With Sleep Rhythm

Start With Sleep Rhythm

Did you know that by simply going to bed and rising at the same time daily (Sleep Rhythm) you might be able to gain significant benefits? Sound too good to be true? Well, there's science behind those possibilities.

How to Sleep: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

How to Sleep: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Did you get up this morning feeling somewhat-rested or not rested at all? Are you ordering that third cup of coffee mid-morning to keep your eyes open? Are you having trouble concentrating by early afternoon? These signs might suggest that you did not have a good night's sleep. Light seeping into your sleeping environment may be a factor in preventing a restful sleep.