All Posts by Layla Parker

Healthy Sleep: 5 Medical Conditions Improved by Good Sleep Habits

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. It recharges and revitalizes you, making you feel better both mentally and physically. Sleep is vital to your good health, but did you know that it can actually prevent certain medical conditions?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about a third of adults in the United States do not enough sleep each night. Sleep is a problem in our society today. People tend to be more stressed and often have more on their plate than they can handle. And when people are sleep deprived, health issues are soon to follow.

It doesn’t have to be that way. Learn more about healthy sleep and the medical conditions it helps to prevent.

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Relaxing Bedtime Ritual – 6 Steps to Have a Better Sleep for 2019

Do you ever lie awake at night, with thoughts racing through your mind? Instead of drifting off to sleep, your brain is buzzing with ideas, and you find yourself tossing and turning, trying to catch some sleep.

Being unable to fall asleep at night because your mind is overly active is one of the most common sleeping problems. This kind of hyperarousal doesn't only happen after a stressful day – feeling "wired and tired" plays an essential role in chronic insomnia too.

In our always-on, always-connected world, it's easy to keep yourself busy ‘til right before bedtime – if you have bedtime at all. Unfortunately, your body and mind don’t have an on-off button that you can flip when it’s time to fall asleep.

To produce sleep-inducing hormones and calm your nervous system, you have to transition from stimulating activities to sleeping. That’s why you need a relaxing bedtime ritual to help you wind down and get a good night’s sleep. 

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Top 4 Reasons You Want A Good Night’s Sleep Before Your Interview

When you’re getting ready for an upcoming interview, it might seem like a last minute rush to get everything ready. You’re so busy getting all of those extra resumes ready, preparing your outfit, and running through potential question-and-answer scenarios. It can consume your valuable time--and potentially ruin your sleep.

While you're stressing about that upcoming interview, the last thing on your mind is sleep. It didn't take much to forget about it entirely and realized later that you hadn't slept properly.

Therefore, I have outlined the top reasons why you would want to get a good night's sleep before your interview to ensuring that you can stand out from the competition.

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6 Relaxation Techniques Before Bedtime to Improve Sleep Quality

Nothing is more frustrating than tossing and turning through the night, thoughts running through a brain that refuses to shut down. You glance at your clock multiple times during the night, becoming more frustrated as the hours tick by, knowing that the alarm clock is destined to ring and you have gotten a bad nights sleep. Again.

Sleep deprivation is a serious health problem and is very prevalent in our modern times. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 30% of adults in the U.S. do not get sufficient sleep on a regular basis. Adequate sleep is defined as seven hours of sleep or more. The CDC's study revealed interesting sleep trends with wide variances by state, indicating that regions where obesity and chronic health conditions are more prevalent also had lower sleep quality overall.

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Benefits of CBD Oil for Sleep

Throughout the entire world, CBD oil has quickly emerged as one of the most impressive health products. People are using CBD oil to help with a wide variety of health issues, including insomnia and other sleep-related problems.

For those of you who don’t know, CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant. CBD (cannabidiol) is a cannabinoid- a compound found in the cannabis plant. Unlike the other well-known cannabis compound THC, CBD does not cause any psychoactive effects. In other words, CBD products do not “get you high.

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