Kristen Greif

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Sleep and Pregnancy 101

Being pregnant is already stressful enough; that’s why knowing more about the connection between sleep and pregnancy—as well as some tips to get some rest—can make this period just a little bit easier to manage.

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Set Your Thermostat to the Best Temperature for Sleep

When summertime rolls around, it can be easy to lose sleep to the heat and night sweats. Why is that, though? Well, it all has to do with the science of sleep. Why temperature affects our sleep You see, when we rest, our body temperature actually lowers a little bit.[1] So, having a warmer sleeping

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Dos and Don’ts of Eating for Better Sleep

Most people know that eating well can help them feel better and reduce their risk of some serious medical conditions, like diabetes and heart disease. However, what many people don’t know is that their eating habits can also have a significant impact on their sleep quality. It’s not just what people eat either, but how

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Simulated Sounds for Sleep

Can’t rest? Click “Play” on these videos and you’ll catch some Z’s in no time with these soothing sounds for sleep: fans, trains & more.

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Nature Sounds for Sleep

Can’t rest? You don’t have to start counting sheep. Instead, try listening to these relaxing nature sounds for sleep.

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Fight Genes with Sleep, According to New Study

There’s no denying that genes can play a large role in our mental and physical health, predisposing some people more than others to certain diseases or conditions. While there’s no changing our genes, there are ways to work with them to optimize our health. One of the healthiest habits you can practice to fight predisposition

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Bring Back Blue Light, Suggests New Study

Almost everyone knows that blue light is disruptive to our sleep cycle, and our favorite devices—laptops, tablets, and smartphones—emit plenty of it. That’s why plenty of people activate their devices’ nighttime modes or banish them from the bedroom entirely when they’re winding down for the evening. Except blue light isn’t all that bad. At least,

A woman in pajamas holds her hands to her head with a pained expression against a pink background; excessive sleep increases stroke risk concept.

Skip the Nap?: New Research Links Excessive Sleep to Stroke Risk

Most know that getting too little sleep can result in some serious health risks. However, getting too much sleep might be as equally harmful. According to research recently published in Neurology, excessive sleeping and napping, along with poorer sleep quality, seems to increase the risk of stroke. The Study This extensive Chinese study examined the

sleepy girl with closed eyes touching her belly, enjoying pregnancy, isolated blue background. studio shot. happiness, love, family, copy space
Kristen Greif

Sleep and Pregnancy 101

Being pregnant is already stressful enough; that’s why knowing more about the connection between sleep and pregnancy—as well as some tips to get some rest—can make this period just a little bit easier to manage.

READ MORE
Hand turning dial on thermostat, best temperature for sleep concept.
Kristen Greif

Set Your Thermostat to the Best Temperature for Sleep

When summertime rolls around, it can be easy to lose sleep to the heat and night sweats. Why is that, though? Well, it all has to do with the science of sleep. Why temperature affects our sleep You see, when we rest, our body temperature actually lowers a little bit.[1] So, having a warmer sleeping

READ MORE
Lovely mixed race young woman holds delicious banana, tastes with pleasure, enjoying likes eating sweets, has good appetite, wears colorful sweater and sleeping mask on head. Healthy eating concept.
Kristen Greif

Dos and Don’ts of Eating for Better Sleep

Most people know that eating well can help them feel better and reduce their risk of some serious medical conditions, like diabetes and heart disease. However, what many people don’t know is that their eating habits can also have a significant impact on their sleep quality. It’s not just what people eat either, but how

READ MORE
Young girl in gray hoodie and with braided hair lying on grass, smiling, stretching her hands
Kristen Greif

Simulated Sounds for Sleep

Can’t rest? Click “Play” on these videos and you’ll catch some Z’s in no time with these soothing sounds for sleep: fans, trains & more.

READ MORE
Sleeping woman in deep forest with waterfall on back; nature sounds for sleep concept.
Kristen Greif

Nature Sounds for Sleep

Can’t rest? You don’t have to start counting sheep. Instead, try listening to these relaxing nature sounds for sleep.

READ MORE
Young woman wearing pajama and sleep mask standing over yellow isolated background Ready to fight with fist defense gesture, angry and upset face, afraid of problem
Kristen Greif

Fight Genes with Sleep, According to New Study

There’s no denying that genes can play a large role in our mental and physical health, predisposing some people more than others to certain diseases or conditions. While there’s no changing our genes, there are ways to work with them to optimize our health. One of the healthiest habits you can practice to fight predisposition

READ MORE
Portrait of young man in white t-shirt using mobile phone and smiling. Isolated on blue background
Kristen Greif

Bring Back Blue Light, Suggests New Study

Almost everyone knows that blue light is disruptive to our sleep cycle, and our favorite devices—laptops, tablets, and smartphones—emit plenty of it. That’s why plenty of people activate their devices’ nighttime modes or banish them from the bedroom entirely when they’re winding down for the evening. Except blue light isn’t all that bad. At least,

READ MORE
A woman in pajamas holds her hands to her head with a pained expression against a pink background; excessive sleep increases stroke risk concept.
Kristen Greif

Skip the Nap?: New Research Links Excessive Sleep to Stroke Risk

Most know that getting too little sleep can result in some serious health risks. However, getting too much sleep might be as equally harmful. According to research recently published in Neurology, excessive sleeping and napping, along with poorer sleep quality, seems to increase the risk of stroke. The Study This extensive Chinese study examined the

READ MORE
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