Whether it's a nourishing soup, a better sleep and wake schedule, 20 minutes of morning exercise, phototherapy, or a gratitude mandala, you can find a lot of ways to defend against the onset of seasonal affective disorder, otherwise known as the winter blues. Our Pinterest collection should inspire all kinds of options to help you and your family get through the dark season. [...]
Sleep is often overlooked when we look at problems with mood swings, mental illness, cognitive problems, and memory loss... but it should be the first thing we investigate. [...]
In April, we examined the broad swath of connections linking poor sleep with the 4Ms: mood disorders, mental health, memory problems, and intellect/learning (mind). Here's a recap, #ICYMI, plus links to all other posts related to the topic at SHC. [...]
LET HER SLEEP This is not a request that all mothers get to sleep in and/or take naps on Mother’s Day. This is a request to make mothers’ sleep a DAILY priority. [...]
Poor sleep can lead to real health problems that truly are "all in your head." [...]
Napping is not a sign of frailty or weakness, it's a strategy for strengthening your cognition, balancing your mood, improving learning and memory retention, and being more productive.
Getting along without sleep is a contradiction in terms. People who lack sleep are very difficult to be around. Their sleep loss disables their judgment, patience, compassion and other virtues valued in familial, social, and professional relationships. [...]