We’re protective of our sleep, guarding it from dysfunction and harm. Herein, facts about the land of nod, the wondrous nap, how to catch shut-eye as a new parent, and more. Cover Image: Blend Images/Shutterstock
Research finds a strong link between what goes wrong at night and the next day.
For many of us, sleep is the sweet balm that soothes and restores us after a long day of work and play. But for those for whom sleep is elusive or otherwise troubled, the issue is far more fraught. Most people, at some point in their lives, experience difficulty falling asleep.