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By Patrick McNamara Ph.D. on April 02, 2019 in Dream Catcher
Most people with nightmares are not aware that there are effective therapies available for them.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on March 28, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There numerous potential benefits, but also some risks to keep in mind.
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on March 16, 2019 in The Art of Now
Can mindfulness and compassion help with the relentlessness of parenting?
By Tara Thiagarajan Ph.D., and Jennifer J. Newson Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in 7 Billion Brains
What your brain activity can—and can't—tell you about your sleep.
By Dena Kouremetis on March 14, 2019 in (R)aging with Grace
So what do you see as your natural talents now that you’ve been there/done that?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There are countless distractions challenging us in modern life. Your sleep habits can make it better—or worse.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 31, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
In a world where so many of us are struggling to get enough sleep, the issue of sleeping too much might seem like a luxury problem.
It’s actually not.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 29, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Daydreaming tends to have negative connotations. However, research shows that a mental break can be good for mental health and boost productivity.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Teenage sleep is a unique time in the sleep lifecycle—and the amount of time teens sleep has been on the decline for decades.
By John Cline Ph.D. on December 30, 2018 in Sleepless in America
Nightmare disorder occurs when nightmares are intense, frequent, deeply disturbing, and cause difficulty with daytime functioning.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Suicide has long been a serious public health problem that’s been deeply overlooked, in funding for large-scale research and in attention from public-health efforts.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 30, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
We’ve learned a staggering amount about the microbiome and its relationship to sleep in recent years.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 22, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Let’s take a closer look at the specific sleep disorders that influence the condition of diabetes.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep has a powerful connection to metabolism, to hormones that regulate appetite and eating patterns, and to the body’s use of blood sugar and insulin.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 01, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
It’s difficult to identify a cognitive skill that isn’t affected by sleep, and compromised by sleep deprivation.
By Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D. on September 03, 2018 in Child Sleep, From ZZZ's to A's
School Start Time movement wins a big one!
By Kelly Bulkeley Ph.D, on August 29, 2018 in Dreaming in the Digital Age
People who work closely together often dream of their jobs and each other. These dreams can be a powerful source of creative insight.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on July 07, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Your memory of a dream may be only a fleeting image that fades quickly after you awaken. New research shows how you can put your dreams into memorable words.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
With jam-packed schedules and often a lot of stress, sleep issues for women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s would be likely even without a major biological change.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 21, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
To get all the potential benefits—and avoid the pitfalls—naps need to be used correctly.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 14, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Is napping good for sleep, or bad? When is the best time to nap? Should you be worried—or feel guilty—if you're tempted to take a nap?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 07, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Over the years, I’ve treated a number of patients with violent and dangerous parasomnias. In all of these cases, the stakes are high.
By Patrick McNamara Ph.D. on May 17, 2018 in Dream Catcher
Dreamwork in therapy allows a reticent client to explore core issues in therapy.
By Anne M. Cleary Ph.D. on May 15, 2018 in Quirks of Memory
Have you ever felt that insight came to you in a dream? From where do innovative ideas come? New research helps explain why the old adage "sleep on it" may be true.
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