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Better Sleep Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Better Sleep.

4 Easy Ways to Assess Your Well-Being

You're committed to a healthy lifestyle. You hit the gym every day when they open their doors, ditch soda for water, and brought healthy fruits and vegetables back to the center of your plate. Then you step on the scale, only to find that you hav...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin...  Read more

Wake Up to the Importance of Exercise

You stayed up late last night to finish a project, woke up groggy only to realize that you’d slept through the alarm clock, skipped breakfast, then almost fell asleep in the middle of an important morning meeting. It’s now mid-afternoon a...  Read more

Your Good-Better-Best Guide to the Grocery

One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a...  Read more

An Exercise in Self-Esteem

If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r...  Read more

Does anyone have any good workouts that burn calor
Updated 5/4/2016 11:18:47 AM

Does anyone have any good workouts that burn calories but dosent need equipment...  Read more

I haven't been doing good on my exercises these pa
Updated 5/4/2016 1:13:12 AM

I haven't been doing good on my exercises these past couple days an although I haven't gone over my calories or fats, I haven't been eating my healthiest. Tomorrow is weigh-in, not sure I will see any results....  Read more

Missed my calories due to PMS but it was better to
Updated 5/4/2016 4:48:10 AM

Missed my calories due to PMS but it was better today than the last 5 days. Trying to figure out a way that my hormones and I can meet I. The middle instead of starting over every month....  Read more

12 grain bread, is it good for me??
Updated 5/4/2016 4:12:26 AM

12 grain bread, is it good for me??...  Read more

How to Get Better Sleep

How to Get Better SleepSleep isn't an indulgence. Your body needs sleep, and plenty of it. But in a hectic world where you're already pressed for time, getting plenty of high-quality sleep can be a bit of a challenge.Better Sleep: How Sleep Affects Y...  Read more


A variety of foods and beverages may increase sleep. Several herbal teas may encourage sleep. Chamomile promotes sleep, you should avoid eating refined foods like sugar and white breads, red meats, trans fatty acids in commercial baked goods, and fri...  Read more

Fibro Warriors

Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another...  Read more

Wired? 7 Tips to Help Tech Addicts Sleep Better

Just about everywhere you look someone is using technology. I find it's actually difficult to go out and not see people texting or playing games on their cell phones. It seems that using our phones and other mobile devices (iPads, tablets, laptop...  Read more

9 Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

If you're having a difficult time getting seven to eight hours a sleep a night, it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider about options for improving your quantity and quality of sleep.  Some women find that making changes i...  Read more

The Better Sleep Challenge - Better Sleep Goals (after week 1)

Wed 07/29/14 - Mon 08/04/14 My better sleep goals for this next week are: 1. Go to bed no later than 10:30 PM. 2. Only hit the snooze on my alarm twice. 3. Keep a similar sleep schedule on weekends (don't sleep half the day!). 4....  Read more

Better Sleep Better Day

Wednesday was a better day without afternoon yawning and fatigue because of a better night's sleep. I was busy at work so had to get my steps on the treadmill when I got home from Yoga but got my 10,000 steps done. I traveled between counties at lu...  Read more