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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

6 Less Common Signs of a Good Workout

These days, many people live and die by the numbers churned out on their heart rate monitors or fitness devices, analyzing how long their heart rate stayed in the cardio zone versus the fat-burning zone to define the quality of their exercise program...  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

It's 2:30 in the morning. Can't sleep. Hungry.
Updated 9/26/2016 9:25:18 AM

It's 2:30 in the morning. Can't sleep. Hungry. I just ate a hard boiled egg. It's better than a piece of cake, which I'm craving. I should go back to bed but I'd rather hang out with you. You'll keep me from eating. Thanks!Any other insomniacs?...  Read more

Good morning everyone! Here in Pottsville Pennsylv
Updated 9/26/2016 6:11:43 AM

Good morning everyone! Here in Pottsville Pennsylvania it's 1:22am. I can't sleep, but thanks to my low carb way of eating, I have not been snacking! Yea, me! A NSV for sure! (Non Scale Victory)...  Read more

Didn't do well today, I'll do better tomorrow.
Updated 9/26/2016 1:29:55 AM

Didn't do well today, I'll do better tomorrow....  Read more

Good night everyone :)
Updated 9/25/2016 10:27:37 PM

Good night everyone :)...  Read more

Good night my dear sparkaroos.
Updated 9/25/2016 10:24:47 PM

Good night my dear sparkaroos....  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

The importance of sleep

Many of us don't realize the importance of a good sleep, but our bodies heal during the sleep phase and getting enough good sleep is vital to good health.Sleep problems, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless legs s...  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

Healthy Headlines from Around the Web

10 Ways to Find Your Motivation to Work Out After Work from Fit Bottomed GirlsToo Good To Be True? A History Of Dubious Fitness Products from Huffington PostFor Better Sleep, Do These 3 Things 20 Minutes Before Bed from Fit SugarOur Favorite Healthy...  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

Melatonin For A Better Sleep

I'd been struggling to get enough sleep recently. I tried melatonin and it actually really helped but I'm afraid to become dependant on it! Does anybody use this pill? Any comment/feedback?...  Read more