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What’s Better For Sleep—Coffee Or Matcha?

As I write this, I’m sipping on a rich, foamy latte made with almond milk. I taught myself how to make this at home, and I enjoy it most mornings when I’m not traveling, about 90 minutes after I get up. (That’s the best time to have your morning dose of...

The Benefits Of Floating For Sleep And Mental Health

Last week, I introduced you to the practice of floatation REST therapy: what it is, how it works, and some of the important effects it can have on the body and mind. Today we’re jumping right in to look in more detail at how float therapy can be used to...

Can You FLOAT Your Way To Better Sleep?

I had a patient in my office recently for an appointment, and she couldn’t wait to tell me about an experience she’d had. “I did my first float,” she said, her expression both excited and serene. She described the experience as nothing less than...

Insomnia

What You Can Learn From Elon Musk About Sleeping

Between his multiple companies, and growing concerns about his electric car company Tesla, he reported at times working 120 hours per week. That's about 17 hours a day leaving the rest of that time (7 hours) to do everything else necessary in his life,...

How Sleep Deprivation Hurts Your Emotional Health

I don’t need to tell you that lack of sleep makes you testy, irritable, and short-tempered. We all know, through experience, how sleep deprivation puts us on a short fuse. Still, like with the cognitive impacts of sleep deprivation, most of my patients...

Snoring

How to fix a snoring problem

Find out which chronotypes are most likely to snore Do you snore? Has your partner or your family teased you for your loud honking and huffing while you sleep? Snoring can make people laugh—but most often it makes people tired, frustrated, and annoyed....

Sleep Disorders

Hacking Your CPAP Is A Very Bad Idea … Here’s Why

I read an article this week that was both enlightening as well as concerning and I wanted to talk about it here on my blog. It was surrounding an Australian hacker, who has taught people how to change their own CPAP pressure as they see fit. I want to start this by...

What You Can Learn From Elon Musk About Sleeping

Between his multiple companies, and growing concerns about his electric car company Tesla, he reported at times working 120 hours per week. That's about 17 hours a day leaving the rest of that time (7 hours) to do everything else necessary in his life,...

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