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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

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Experts reveal which is better: hot or cold showers?

For when your mind is foggy, your body is tired, or when you just need to shake yourself out of a mood, taking a shower is one of the most refreshing things you can do! Whether you prefer piping hot sessions to quick cold spray downs, a good shower has the power to make anyone feel Read More...

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Advice from a sleep doctor: don't drink water after this time

Hydration is a crucial aspect of our overall health—however, trying to catch up on your hydration right before bedtime can negatively affect your sleep quality. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t keep a glass of water on your bedside table anymore, but it does mean that you should aim to Read More...

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5 Reasons why we wake up in the middle of the night (and what to do about it)

According to sleep expert Shelby Harris, PsyD, “everyone wakes up five to seven times per night between finishing complete sleep cycles. Each awakening is extremely brief in nature, and we fall right back asleep with amnesia for it.” However, even though this is how it’s supposed to be, Read More...

Staggering school start times

Staggering school start times improves students' sleep quality

Prioritizing a healthy sleep schedule is important for people of all ages, but sleep is especially important for children and adolescents whose minds and bodies are still in development. So, why is it that lack of sleep is so common among this age group? The biological changes to sleep cycles Read More...