Kristen Greif

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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

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White Noise: Why Does It Make You Sleepy?

Sleep masks, melatonin, tea, essential oils… There are plenty of sleep aids people use in the hopes of getting some shut-eye. However, something as simple as sound may be just as effective for inducing drowsiness. White noise, especially, is an effective sleep aid. But what exactly is white noise, anyway? And why does it help

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How to Use Lavender Oil for Sleep Issues

With healthcare costs rising, many people are turning to alternative remedies for problems like insomnia, stress, and depression. Some of the most popular staples in alternative medicine are essential oils. From aromatherapy to massages, there are plenty of ways people put these oils to use. One popular practice? Using lavender oil for sleep. If you’re

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Tart Cherry Juice for Sleep: Does It Work?

When it comes to home remedies for improving sleep, most people have heard of options like chamomile tea or magnesium supplements. However, another popular over-the-counter sleep aid may work as well and be tastier to boot. The yummy home solution people are turning to so they can catch some Z’s? Tart cherry juice for sleep.

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
Image of young pretty woman with headphones with eyes closed. Side view, listening to white noise
Kristen Greif

White Noise: Why Does It Make You Sleepy?

Sleep masks, melatonin, tea, essential oils… There are plenty of sleep aids people use in the hopes of getting some shut-eye. However, something as simple as sound may be just as effective for inducing drowsiness. White noise, especially, is an effective sleep aid. But what exactly is white noise, anyway? And why does it help

READ MORE
Essential lavender oil and flower with small bag on purpule background. Wellness with lavender, minimal concept. Beauty treatment top view.
Kristen Greif

How to Use Lavender Oil for Sleep Issues

With healthcare costs rising, many people are turning to alternative remedies for problems like insomnia, stress, and depression. Some of the most popular staples in alternative medicine are essential oils. From aromatherapy to massages, there are plenty of ways people put these oils to use. One popular practice? Using lavender oil for sleep. If you’re

READ MORE
Tart cherry juice in a glass and pitcher on pink with ripe berries in wicker basket
Kristen Greif

Tart Cherry Juice for Sleep: Does It Work?

When it comes to home remedies for improving sleep, most people have heard of options like chamomile tea or magnesium supplements. However, another popular over-the-counter sleep aid may work as well and be tastier to boot. The yummy home solution people are turning to so they can catch some Z’s? Tart cherry juice for sleep.

READ MORE