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Peter Martone - Address Sleep Posture to Optimize Cervical Spine and Health. I couldn’t wait to put the trick to the test, and to my complete disbelief, I woke up the next morning unable to even remember getting to the eighth second of the exhale because it knocked me out that fast.

For the next four nights leading up to the big day, even as my stress increased, I was able to fall asleep the minute I tried the 4-7-8 trick. I also used it to relax in the moments leading up to the speech. When you feel stressed or anxious, adrenaline courses through your veins, your heart beats at a rapid rate, and your breathing becomes quick and shallow. So before I get into the specifics behind how the 4-7-8 breathing trick works, I wanted to explain in my own words what it feels like when you try it. The Benefits and Potential Risks of Lucid Dreaming. By Dr.

The Benefits and Potential Risks of Lucid Dreaming

Mercola Healthy sleep consists of several stages, and you cycle through these stages four to five times during the nightly sleep cycle. As a result, you’re progressively descending into deep sleep and ascending toward lighter states of sleep several times, and this cycling is tremendously important, both from a biological and psychological perspective. During stages 1 and 2, your brain remains active as it begins the editing process where decisions are made about which memories to store and which to discard. During stages 3 and 4, you enter into a deeper, almost coma-like state, during which the actual physiological cleansing and detoxification processes in the brain1 take place. Your brain cells actually shrink by about 60 percent during this deep sleep phase. Why Dream? Even if you accept the idea that sleep is important, you might not consider dreaming to be very high on your list of biological imperatives. “Dreaming is essential. Enter Lucid Dreaming Is Lucid Dreaming Real?

1. 2. New Study Reveals The Effects of Dim Light Exposure During Sleep. By Dr.

New Study Reveals The Effects of Dim Light Exposure During Sleep

Mercola Inside the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of your brain, which is part of your hypothalamus, resides your master biological clock. Here’s How I Learned to Fall Asleep in Just 1 Minute: An Effective. Ali Gonzalez confessed how she found this beautiful method: “It all started a week before the wedding of my best friend.

Here’s How I Learned to Fall Asleep in Just 1 Minute: An Effective

Then my fatigue and anxiety reached a critical point. I could not sleep. It was all because I had to think of a speech. 2Sleep. These 5 Plants Will Help You Get A Better Night's Sleep. We could all use a little more sleep during the week.

These 5 Plants Will Help You Get A Better Night's Sleep

In fact, over 40 million Americans admit to having a sleeping problem such as insomnia, sleep apnea and night terrors. But now there's a simple step you can take to help your body get the best rest possible! All you need to do to help you mind rest at ease and your body relax completely is to store one (or all) of these five different type of plants in your bedroom! Lavender For centuries, lavender has been known to help reduce anxiety and stress, as well as slow your heart rate. Aloe Vera Studies have shown that aloe plants release a ton of oxygen at night. Sponsored Snake Plant Just like aloe, the snake plant also releases more oxygen at night than during the day! English Ivy Ivy is one of the best (and easiest to grow) plants for bettering the quality of the air. White Jasmine Not only does jasmine smell great in your room, but its powerful scent has several natural healing properties. How to Burn Body Fat While You Sleep. By Dr.

How to Burn Body Fat While You Sleep

Mercola Studies have shown that in general, the optimal room temperature for sleeping is quite cool, around 60 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit, and temperatures much above or below this range can lead to restlessness. Plant Oils Can Help You Sleep. Are Sleep Problems Making Your Health Problems Worse? By Dr.

Are Sleep Problems Making Your Health Problems Worse?

Mercola The importance of sleep is widely ignored, especially in the US where working around the clock is still glorified. The cost is rarely considered, even though it actually includes reduced work productivity and an increased risk of serious accidents.Tired drivers are as dangerous as drunk or drugged ones, and experts believe sleep deprivation may have played a role in the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Staten Island ferry crash, and the Three-Mile Island nuclear meltdown.But it is FAR more than increasing your risk of accidents. 10 Easy Ways To Fall Asleep Anywhere In 5 Minutes or Less.

Tossing, turning and hopelessly counting sheep… insomnia is totally torturous and any form of sleep pressure is never any fun.

10 Easy Ways To Fall Asleep Anywhere In 5 Minutes or Less

Left unchecked, it can harm our health, mood, productivity and general quality of life! Perhaps you travel a lot, work shift work, or have disordered sleep patterns. Maybe you’re a bit stressed and have trouble switching off at night. Whatever the case may be, up to 70 million Americans experience some form of sleep disorder, so chances are you might appreciate some extra zzz's! With modern schedules fuller than ever, we know you can’t waste precious time tossing and turning before you hit the hay.

Bring On The Black Darkness sends all sorts of signals to our brain that it’s time to wind down.