health and wellness

Deep Sleep versus New Car

How do you value the importance of deep sleep versus a new car?   Once upon a time… Once upon a time, sleep was undervalued.  In their push to get ahead or simply enjoy life, people would spend more hours working, playing or drinking, and less hours sleeping.   People thought it was cool to see […]

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Are you sleeping as deeply as you should be? Sleep apnea is one of the biggest and most unrecognized challenges to good sleep.  If you or your partner snores, especially loud snoring, it may be sleep apnea.  Do your research on sleep apnea (see Mayo Clinic: sleep apnea overview) and make an appointment with a […]

Improve the quality of your sleep

  One of the best ways to take care of yourself is to sleep well and make sleep a priority in your life.  It’s not being selfish, the world needs you – not a wired and tired version of you, but a well-rested, refreshed and best you possible.  If you’re not sleeping well or just […]

Could Your Mattress Be Causing Snoring?

Approximately 20-30% of women and 40-50% of men snore. Many attribute it to a quirk some people just have or being a generally congested person. What is snoring, though? Why does it happen? Can you do something, like change your mattress, to reduce it? Snoring Explained Snoring is the vibration of your respiratory structure. It […]

5 Myths vs Facts About Sleep

We all know sleep is essential to our health and well-being. Over the years, you’ve probably identified your rhythms. You know when to expect your afternoon crash, or that once you’ve woken up in the morning, you can’t go back to sleep no matter how hard you try. But there’s still some conventional wisdom about […]

How to Get Healthier Sleep

In a world that’s constantly powered on, sticking to a regular sleep schedule is easier said than done. You might be checking your work e-mail at 9pm, reading articles on your smartphone in bed, or getting lost in a video game into the wee hours of the morning. These common habits are well worth breaking […]