Relax Melodies is the most positively reviewed app in the history of the App Store.
- Blue light negatively impacts the secretion of melatonin, making it harder for smartphone and computer users to sleep.
- Meditation has been shown to have a positive impact on sleep by increasing specific neurochemicals while decreasing stress.
- Relax Melodies can help you get the sleep you need, and it's on sale.
Ever had trouble finding reason to get out of bed? Marcus Aurelius has some advice for you.
- Getting up in the morning stinks.
- Marcus Aurelius, the philosopher King of Rome, even had to write advice on getting up in his masterpiece Meditations.
- While the advice might not make you a fully fledged morning person, it might make getting up just a little easier.
A new study suggests that the type of alarm clock you use might affect the severity of sleep inertia you experience.
- Sleep inertia is a physiological state that describes the period between waking up and becoming fully alert.
- In a recent study, people who woke up to "melodic" alarms were far more likely to experience little to no sleep inertia.
- Other research suggests that noise can affect our health in subtle yet significant ways.
A new study suggests that a device's night mode may damage sleep hygiene even more.
- The social consensus claims that blue-light emitting devices interrupt sleep by curbing melatonin production.
- However, new research suggests that the ruddy hues of "night mode" may have a more detrimental effect on quality sleep.
- While causal effect remains unknown, the correlation between screen time and poor sleep habits is nonetheless strong.
Researchers discover that not only can anxiety prevent you from sleeping, but not getting a good night's sleep might also cause anxiety.
- Anxiety disorders are frequently associated with poor sleep. The intuitive conclusion is that anxious individuals are too worried to fall asleep.
- However, a recent fMRI study revealed that failing to get a good night's sleep, even for healthy individuals, can also contribute to anxiety levels the next day, raising them by up to 30 percent.
- The findings suggest that one of the best ways to treat anxiety may be to get in a full night's rest.