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​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 15th Jul 2021

​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

The burden of too much information has been observed for centuries. The American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson elegantly observed, “There are many things of which a wise man might wish …

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​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 12th Jul 2021

​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

We’ve written about REM sleep, Circadian rhythms, the effects of Daylight Savings Time, and many other sleep-related topics, but here’s something from the sleep researchers that just might be new to y …

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​Sleep in Maximum Darkness for a More Serene Sleep

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 25th Mar 2021

​Sleep in Maximum Darkness for a More Serene Sleep

Light, whether it comes from the outside (natural lighting, public lighting or advertising) or from the inside (electronic devices, night lights), is harmful to sleep. Light disrupts the secretion of …

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​Upgrade Your Guest Room To a Multi-purpose Space

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 21st Feb 2021

​Upgrade Your Guest Room To a Multi-purpose Space

There are at least 33,000,000 spare bedrooms in the United States, and probably far more, when you consider that many people share a room. The average sized guest room in an American home is 11’ x 12’ …

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Do You Have Trouble Waking Up Every Morning?

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 15th Feb 2021

Do You Have Trouble Waking Up Every Morning?

Have you been having trouble waking up? Right now, that's normal.Over the past few weeks, people report waking up with their brains in slow motion, feeling that they have certainly not slept as well a …

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​A Peek at the Bedroom Routine of the Queen

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 6th Jan 2021

​A Peek at the Bedroom Routine of the Queen

In times past, monarchs engaged in elaborate and semi-public rituals conducted from their beds, inviting witnesses to everything from childbirth (to verify heritage), to conducting state business, to …

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