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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

today had started of good. let's see if it will co
Updated 9/30/2015 7:26:33 AM

today had started of good. let's see if it will continue...specially since this is one of my most stressful days at work....  Read more

anyone know where to buy a good yoga DVD for begin
Updated 9/30/2015 12:57:10 AM

anyone know where to buy a good yoga DVD for beginners...  Read more

today was a good day. I spent the day on my feet t
Updated 9/30/2015 3:56:26 PM

today was a good day. I spent the day on my feet tracking every step. I ate well and now going to get a good night sleep. when I looked in the mirror today I saw a warrior. powerful and strong!!!!!...  Read more

Bad day yesterday. and part of today good thing to
Updated 9/29/2015 11:00:51 PM

Bad day yesterday. and part of today good thing tomorrow is a new day...  Read more

Had a better day today than yesterday. Towards th
Updated 9/29/2015 10:51:46 PM

Had a better day today than yesterday. Towards the end of the night I was starving. I think there was not enough fiber to keep me fuller. Eating every few hours is helping but I am a carb addict. Any tips to help with this?...  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

Sleep Deprivation

I do believe what SP says about having a good sleep. I feel that if we use positive messages before going to bed, meditate, etc., that your sleep will be better and kick start your plateau, stopping that hormone, cortisol, from keeping us from losing...  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 Challenge is Over

When I started the Better Sleep Challenge, I really didn't know what to expect. I didn't have any high hopes for getting a good nights sleep on a regular basis, but it didn't hurt to try. I have completed the challenge & I'm here to tell...  Read more