Posts tagged "sleep"

Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Reminder

Just a small reminder that it’s Daylight Savings today which you probably already knew because it’s automatic now with smart phones! Either way, here are some tips to help get…

Katrin Higher | March 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Jeff Bridges’ Sleeping Tapes: An Insomniac’s Review

I woke up at 2 AM last night and didn’t go back to sleep! It was great, and by “great” I mean nerve-wracking and tiresome. The night before that, I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm

10 Reasons You’re So Tired All The Time

“I’m so tired” is the most basic complaint in the entire world, second only to whining about the weather. I think we like to say it because it makes us seem…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Simplest Way To Squash Your Anxiety And Feel Less Sucky

I slept for a total of four hours last night. I tossed and turned, because of a migraine, and stressed myself out about whether or not I’d call in sick… | December 26, 2014 - 11:45 am

12 Signs You Love Napping More Than Anything Else In Life (In GIFs!)

Screw what everyone else says. When I’m lying on my death bed, I am going to remember the naps I’ve taken. And you want to know why? Because I’ve taken some pretty…

College Candy | October 30, 2014 - 11:15 am

Here’s Why You Have Sleep Problems During Your Period

Damn hormones, they fuck up everything! Turns out that you’re probably not sleeping well right before and just at the beginning of your period because both your estrogen and progesterone…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 30, 2014 - 9:30 am

Insomnia Update: Or, How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Earplugs

According to this piece in The Atlantic, these are the risks of getting insufficient sleep:

It makes you “dumber and less able to concentrate”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 10:00 am

Life After Dating: What’s The Matter With Sleeping In Separate Bedrooms?

I once had a friend whose mom and dad didn’t just sleep in separate beds — they had entirely separately bedrooms in the same apartment. It seemed weird to me…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 11:00 am

Can Anybody Actually Pass This Sleep Deprivation Test?

Try the test in this video by Richard Wiseman to see if you need to catch up on your catnaps (hint: you probably do). According to Wiseman, an easy way to…

Claire Hannum | May 13, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Exhausted Meerkat Tries To Resist Sleep

A very sleepy meerkat at the a zoo  in Dortmund, Germany was caught trying and failing miserably to keep his eyes open. This is exactly what happens to me every…

Ami Angelowicz | February 20, 2014 - 5:31 pm

$8K Smart Bed Can Stop Your Partner’s Snoring

The latest “smart” product? Your bed. Launched at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sleep Number has rolled out a dual-mattress bed that does everything from tracking your…

Newser | January 9, 2014 - 6:45 pm

A Catalog Of Thoughts I Had While Stricken With NyQuil Insomnia

Do weird things happen to you when you take NyQuil? Because they keep on happening to me and I am so over it. Last night, my boyfriend and I were…

Julie Gerstein | July 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Can’t Stop Sleeping

This story begins in a basement waiting room in Brooklyn. My boyfriend and I stare at our phones on a dirty looking love seat across from the reception desk. There’s…

Caroline Jarvis | January 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

“Sleep Sex” Is Not A Real Thing, But Raping Someone While They Sleep Is

Advice columns bring out the worst in journalism outlets, I have found, and is no exception. Today, the website asked readers to play “advice columnist” and dish out advice…

Jessica Wakeman | December 4, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Why Do Men Get Morning Wood? Here’s An Explanation

Ever rolled over in the morning to snuggle your dude and got jabbed in the belly button? Thought so. That’s because all men experience “noctural penile tumescence,” AKA morning wood.

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2012 - 11:40 am

I Think You Need An Ostrich Pillow

Technically, this is called The Ostrich Pillow. I prefer to call it a nap helmet. I want you to have it, because no matter how exhausted I am, I’m physically…

Ami Angelowicz | September 26, 2012 - 9:20 am

Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that…

Newser | August 12, 2012 - 11:30 am

Help! How Do You Deal With Nightmares?

A few nights ago, I watched a giant spider slowly creep across my bedroom wall, leering at me with eight beady eyes. I held my breath as its hairy legs…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 20, 2012 - 10:40 am

Sniff Your Way To A Full 8 Hours

If lack of sunlight or too much stress or “Downton Abbey” is interrupting your beauty sleep — I know I’ve been sleep deprived lately — 21 Drop’s Sleep aromatherapy roller…

Ami Angelowicz | January 27, 2012 - 11:40 am

On Sleeping Naked

Last night I did something I’ve never done before: I slept naked, alone, in my bed.

I usually sleep with my window open — there’s a screen, of…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2011 - 1:00 pm