Growing evidence links a range of illnesses and diseases to toxic off-gassing from synthetic materials and flame retardants found in most conventional mattresses. With the number of sleep disorders growing at alarming rates, it’s time we studied the link between toxicity and sleep. How can a mattress be toxic? The danger from conventional mattresses comes from off-gassing, where toxic chemicals inside and outside of the mattress emits fumes that people breathe or absorb thro
Sometimes, racing thoughts plague us because we have busy lives and don’t leave ourselves time to plan or organize. For some of us our minds switch in to overdrive when our heads hits the pillow. People with depression are more likely to ruminate about their past; people with anxiety tend to worry about the future; and people with bipolar disorder might experience racing thoughts during manic or hypomanic episodes. Racing thoughts also can become a vicious cycle. The lack of
We all know it's important to get a good night's sleep. But I think we forget how deeply a sleep impacts us. Here are 3 surprising ways that good sleep benefits our lives: Get a good night’s sleep before getting out the easel and paintbrushes or the pen and paper.
In addition to consolidating memories, or making them stronger, your brain appears to reorganize and restructure them, which may result in more creativity as well.
Researchers at Harvard University and Boston Col