"Sleeping rough" is a British reference to being homeless. People sleeping on the streets may make privileged people uncomfortable, but the reality is that homeless living puts them at much higher risk for a variety of problems that a simple and safe space for sleeping can deter. [...]
Dark weather brings out the S.A.D., perfectionists are more likely to become insomniacs, why parents fear later school bell times, melatonin can help with autism, a look at racism and sleep, and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Veterans, by and large, struggle with sleep, and so do their families and caregivers. Whether caused by traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, combat-related cases of sleep apnea, tinnitus, or other problems, they need our help. SHC remembers them this Veterans Day with recent links that specifically address the challenges of living with sleep problems after putting in one's time in military service. [...]
We’ve vetted this morning’s sleep news so you don’t have to. Happy Monday!
Our military personnel may be some of the most voracious readers, especially if doing so at night helps them to fall asleep. Check out Books For Soldiers if you have titles to donate, a soldier may even send you a thank you note! http://booksforsoldiers.com/ [...]
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. [...]