There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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Michael J Breus Ph.D.
In the past week, I have seen two studies that involved blood testing for sleep disorders. Here are my takeaways.
Incorporating fasting into a regular routine is popular among people looking to lose weight and improve their metabolic health.
I’ve spoken of sleep rituals in the past and today we are going to dive into how you can create an effective sleep ritual of your own.
Sleep position is definitely a matter of preference. But it’s a lot more than that. Our sleep positions have wide effects on the body.
There numerous potential benefits, but also some risks to keep in mind.
You’ve probably heard about CBD being used to treat sleep, anxiety, and a whole host of ailments. Maybe you’re using it yourself. Here's how it can help...
The fatigue that comes with fibromyalgia affects our work lives, social lives, and relationships, and compromises our quality of life. Find out how to overcome it here.
There are countless distractions challenging us in modern life. Your sleep habits can make it better—or worse.
If waking too early is interfering with your sleep and daily performance, don’t ignore the problem. Identifying what’s behind it can help you move forward.
If you are crossing more than three time zones, especially if you are going east, you will likely experience jet lag. Here is how you can use your phone to help you sleep.
For those who hit the snooze button three times before starting the day, waking up too early might seem like a luxury. But to some, the problem is very real.
You might not know it by name, but the amino acid glycine is at work in your body right now in many ways, including helping you get a great night's sleep.
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.
Understanding how driving may make you feel sleepy is important for all of us.
Teenage sleep is a unique time in the sleep lifecycle—and the amount of time teens sleep has been on the decline for decades.
The perfect night's sleep can be difficult to achieve, but there is hope. Here are some tips to boost your medications and supplements and get you off on the right foot.
We often see people waking up earlier in the summer months due to sunlight exposure in bedrooms. This will have an effect on your biological circadian rhythm.
GABA is an amino acid produced naturally in the brain. It functions as a neurotransmitter, facilitating communication among brain cells.
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.
As you’re using essential oils, pay attention to how you feel. Scent is a highly individual experience. Each of us react to smells differently.
The easiest way to improve the quality of your sleep is physical exercise. It's also important to know that physical activity can help your PMDD.
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.
Want to know how long you can safely sleep on the weekends without suffering any health consequences? Read on to learn more!
We’ve learned a staggering amount about the microbiome and its relationship to sleep in recent years.
If you’re having trouble sleeping and you have symptoms that sound like tinnitus, talk with your doctor about both, so you can sleep better—and feel better— soon.
Let’s take a closer look at the specific sleep disorders that influence the condition of diabetes.
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.
We all know, through experience, how sleep deprivation puts us on a short fuse: Lack of sleep makes you testy, irritable, and short-tempered.
In both adults and children with ADHD, sleep problems are common—often significantly more common than in the general population.
It’s difficult to identify a cognitive skill that isn’t affected by sleep, and compromised by sleep deprivation.
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is the author of Beauty Sleep.