Count Your Blessings (Literally)

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“If you’re worried and you can’t sleep Just count your blessings instead of sheep And you’ll fall asleep counting your blessings” Irving Berlin wrote those lyrics for the 1954 movie, White Christmas. Turns out he was really on to something. Several recent studies have shown that the practice of gratitude can have a positive effect […]

Daylight Savings and Sleep

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Daylight Savings Time ends this year on November 1st. At 2:00 am we turn our clocks back and supposedly enjoy an extra hour of blissful sleep. Unfortunately, the majority of us do not benefit from this extra time earmarked for slumber. This year in particular, some of us will undoubtedly use the extra hour to […]

Basic Tips for Sleep

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Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our well-being. We should all strive to get between 7-9 hours of sleep each night to be at our optimal performance during the day. For people who may have problems achieving this, there are steps that can be taken […]

Effects of Sleeplessness

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An alarming percentage of people suffer from sleep problems in today’s society. Both the quality and quantity of sleep can be influenced by many external factors. Stress, fear, and physical pain can all contribute to short term sleep issues. Lack of quality sleep, in turn, can affect our health, work and relationships. Sleep is one […]

Natural Sleep Assistance

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There are many products on the market today that claim to help you sleep. Some of these are only available by prescription and contain addictive ingredients and many over the counter sleep-aids contain chemical compounds. Over time this can be harmful to the people who become dependent on these substances. Sleep Squares, from Slumberland Snacks, […]