Do you get fewer than seven hours of sleep per day? If you answer yes, you are not alone. In fact, one-third of American adults “undersleep,” according to the most recent, comprehensive Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report.[1] Since the recommended daily allowance of sleep is between seven and eight and a half hours, that means…

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the melatonin effect

Are you routinely awake at night with the lights on? Your health might be more at risk. For one, studies on almost two hundred thousand [1] night-shift workers showed increased risk of coronary heart disease among women. Other studies show correlations between night-shift work and higher rates of metabolic syndrome,[2] inflammation,[3] obesity,[4] and depression/anxiety.[5] Beyond…

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After practicing for four decades, I believe yoga helps with that uncomfortable “rev” in the body. You probably know what I’m talking about – that sense that you don’t like something in the present moment, like your belly or butt or thighs, or the feeling that you should be doing more in your career, or that you deserve to be paid more than you are, or you somehow don’t measure up to an impossible standard.

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7 Tips to Sleep Without Medicines

Do you feel tired, stressed, and exhausted, but still can’t seem to fall asleep at night? It’s a double whammy all too common for the average stressed-out, hormonally imbalanced, run-ragged woman. You feel like you’ve run a marathon at the end of each day, but a good night’s rest still eludes you – you’re tired…

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Biohacking Your Way to Exceptional Sleep

In the same way that a computer hacker can reprogram an operating system to work differently, you can do the same thing to your own body. It’s called biohacking, baby, and it’s all the rage right now. Now if your first thought was, “bio….huh?” you’re not alone. It’s a somewhat nerdy concept probably made even…

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