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Better Sleep Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Better Sleep.

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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

Working on the best year ever!
Updated 1/24/2015 9:14:06 PM

Hi! My name is Theresa, I live in South Georgia, and I may be the most unhealthy person I know. Arriving at such a harsh realization has the potential to be soul crushing and paralyzing. And paralyzed is a fair description of my life over the past f...  Read more

You will feel better if you just go -- set a small
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You will feel better if you just go -- set a small goal & stick to it....  Read more

BEST DIET?
Updated 1/27/2015 7:01:59 PM

524 Which is the best diet? I'm a heart patient but I need one that fills me up because I seem to always be hungry!!!!!!! HELP!!!!!! 304...  Read more

On my second day toward a new me! Good morning to
Updated 1/24/2015 2:41:49 PM

On my second day toward a new me! Good morning to all!...  Read more

Sooooo tired. I have slept 4 hours in the last 48
Updated 1/23/2015 11:26:47 PM

Sooooo tired. I have slept 4 hours in the last 48. I have noticed that lack of sleep makes me hungry....  Read more

Insomnia

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

Spark Florida - The Official Team

The Official SP Team for Florida. Join us and meet other Floridians who want to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy. Keep Florida one of the best state teams by joining our team challenges and goals....  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

The Better Sleep Challenge - Sleep Journal, Friday-Saturday

Friday, August 08, 2014 1. What time did you wake up today? 6:50 AM. 2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? Change into PJ's, take out contact lenses, wash face, take meds, lay...  Read more