Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Sleeping is just as important to survival as eating, drinking, and breathing. But for people suffering from insomnia, getting enough sleep can range from challenging to impossible. Although the cause may seem elusive, in many cases, simple detective... Read more
Getting motivated--and staying motivated--can be difficult, and when temptations abound, it seems like the world is conspiring to keep you indoors, on the couch and stuck in your unhealthy life.
Instead of viewing temptations as roadblocks, thin... Read more
Before I was diagnosed with GERD, I experienced chronic bouts of heartburn off and on. But it wasn't until my heartburn started waking me up in the middle of the night that I began to suspect it was a symptom of a more serious condition. I ha... Read more
Arg. I am up to day 3 in my "fast break" stage. I set myself 4 goals.
1- Track food daily
2- Go to the gym 3x per week
3- Get at least 8 hours of sleep per day
4- Cut back to coffee only 2x per week
I am doing pretty well so far...exc... Read more
Does it count for my 8hrs of sleep if I only sleep 6.75 hrs and then take a 1.25 hour nap at some point in the day?
Also, I wake up anywhere from one to 4x per night and it takes me 5 to 10 mins to get back to sleep. Last week, one night was RE... Read more
I started the Better Sleep Challenge this week in hopes that my long standing problem fall and staying asleep could be helped.
I may have not set myself up with realistic goals. I wanted to get 8 hours sleep with consistent sleep/... Read more
Just wondering if anyone can fill me in on their sleep patterns with the fit bit....as far as how many times you were restless! I always seem to get what I think is high numbers last nigh I had 37 min restless (19x) another is 51 min restless (21x aw... Read more
If you are having difficulty getting over regular soda and want to switch to diet soda but can't stomach the flavor try filling most of your glass with diet and topping it off with the real stuff. It gives it the flavor of regular but for a fraction... Read more
I precook almost all of my vegetables in my microwave. This is especially good for onions and root vegetables. We love onions and sauteeing them till clear is needed in many recipes. No spatter when micro-sauteed Less oil is needed.The microwave ensu... Read more
Editor's Note: Today we're sharing an excerpt of Get Well & Stay Well, a book by two of the foremost experts in integrative medicine, Dr. Steve Amoils and Dr. Sandi Amoils. The Amoils are co-medical directors of The Alliance Institute for... Read more
One of the top one hit wonder songs of the 1980's was Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. The key words to the song were relax and don't do it. Those words also apply to the new line of beverages called relaxation drinks.
A new Wall Street Jour... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.