The Benefits of an Afternoon Nap

The Benefits of an Afternoon Nap

The benefits of an afternoon nap are indisputable. Scientists confirm this by pointing to the fact that thanks to it, the human body gets a sort of restart during the stressful and hectic day.

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Sleep - Fall Asleep in 1 Minute Using a Harvard Scientist's Method

Fall Asleep in 1 Minute Using a Harvard Scientist's Method

23.04.20150226

Prof. Andrew Weil from Harvard University has discovered a breathing technique that allows a person to fall asleep in just 1 min. The method is called 4-7-8 and is based on yogic practices.

Sleep - Why Does Sleep Paralysis Make you See Demons?

Why Does Sleep Paralysis Make you See Demons?

11.02.20150165

If you've ever seen an inexplicable figure, demon or alien by your bed shortly after waking up, you may very well have been in sleep paralysis.

Sleep - Scientists Have Determined the Perfect Time for Falling Asleep

Scientists Have Determined the Perfect Time for Falling Asleep

20.11.20140125

The experiments of the scientific team have shown that a person needs between 10-15 min. of repose with their eyes closed in order to prepare for falling asleep. This period is plenty in order to sleep undisturbed till the morning.

Sleep - Our Pets Prevent us from Sleeping Well

Our Pets Prevent us from Sleeping Well

25.09.2014075

Pets prevent their owners from sleeping well - it turns out that 1 out of every 2 pet owners does not get enough sleep. Usually the reason for this is that the animals wake them way too early.

Sleep - Proven! We Hear Even During Sleep

Proven! We Hear Even During Sleep

23.09.2014089

French scientists have proven that regardless of whether we're awake or sleeping, our brain can hear the words being spoken to us. The human brain remains active during sleep and can react to sound.

Sleep - What do Men and Women Dream of?

What do Men and Women Dream of?

17.09.20140113

Based on the results, German men most often dreamed of work, sex and physical aggression, while German women's dreams contained mostly things from their everyday life, family or clothes.

Sleep - Studies Have Found Why Elderly People Sleep Less

Studies Have Found Why Elderly People Sleep Less

28.08.2014063

Research by medics from Harvard University has found the reason why elderly people sleep less than younger folks. It's due to the decline in certain neurons.

Sleep - Why you Wake Up Feeling Tired

Why you Wake Up Feeling Tired

22.08.20140137

If you're sleeping between 7 to 10 hours a night and still cannot get rid of that tired feeling, it most likely has nothing to do with the amount of sleep. There are a few potential reasons for you to be feeling this way.

Sleep - Phenomenal Man from Belarus Hasn't Slept for 35 Years

Phenomenal Man from Belarus Hasn't Slept for 35 Years

22.08.20140128

Even though Tsiperovich hasn't slept for 35 years now, the lack of sleep has not affected him physically. He even looks younger than he actually is. Yacov Tsiperovich is now 54 years old but most people say that he looks not a day older than 35.

Sleep - How to Get Enough Sleep Quickly

How to Get Enough Sleep Quickly

15.08.2014083

In order to learn to get enough sleep quickly, pick a weekend when you may not need to sleep for an entire day. Begin the experiment at midnight. Listen to your body and senses. Find out when your body wants to sleep.

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