Level Up Your Sleep Game With Aromatherapy

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When looking to level up your sleep game, consider adding aromatherapy to your evening routine. While you could look into Ayurvedic medicine and consider perhaps having your “doshas” or your essential energies and have them balanced, I find the simplest way is to trust your intuition. Sample essential oils and discover a scent you find soothing.

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Poor Sleep Habits a Threat to College Students’ Well-Being

Poor sleep habits a threat to college students’ well-being: Study

FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 — Between studying and socializing, college students often have crazy sleep schedules, and new research suggests that a lack of regular sleep may dampen students’ well-being. “We found that week-long irregular sleep schedules are significantly associated with lower self-reported morning and evening happiness, healthiness and calmness during the week, even after controlling for weekly average sleep duration,” said study author Akane Sano.

Sleeping In on Weekends Could Have a Surprising Benefit

Sleeping In on Weekends Could Have a Surprising Benefit

If your weeknight sleep schedule leaves you feeling downright exhausted by the time Friday rolls around, the last thing you want to hear is that catching up on sleep on weekends is no good for your health, as states recent research from the University of Arizona in Tucson that throws shade at the practice for raising your risk of heart disease.

Yin Yoga: Exploring the Restorative Benefits of Yoga Before Bedtime

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The moments before falling into bed can have a meaningful effect on the restfulness of your slumber. Yin yoga, a slow gentle practice that is beneficial for the release of connective tissues, is a wonderful starting point when exploring the restorative benefits of yoga.

Liz Lorinksy, an experienced yogi and teacher, joins us to share a brief “before bed” pose from the yin lineage of yoga.

“This practice requires patience and breath. In yin yoga we are targeting connective tissues of the body which are inelastic and lack the water content of muscle tissues which are more elastic and respond quicker to stimulation.”
– Liz Lorinksy

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Sleep Well and Stay Fit: Better Sleep Equals Better Workout

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One night or many nights of bad sleep is proven to negatively impact a workout. According to the US National Sleep Institute, the quality of sleep that athletes get can be the main factor to their win. The quality of sleep you receive helps improve your decision-making skills, accuracy, and most importantly helps your body maintain its speed and endurance especially during a tough workout.

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