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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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The 8-hour advantage: Discover the science behind shuteye

Rate this article and enter to winYou wake to the sound of a blaring alarm, eyes weary from sleep deprivation, and you have a throbbing headache—but at least you finished that English essay last...
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Ask the counselor: Vivid dreams

"I dream every night. The dreams range from short and weird to real-life situations. Is this healthy?"— Nastausha, Fairmont, West VirginiaNastausha,Most of us spend about 2 hours dreaming during each night of sleep. It...
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Calling all night owls: Making your sleep habits work for you

Rate this article and enter to winSleeping much? At night—or in school? If these questions make you yawn or weep, you’re in good (but tired) company. Many students are night owls, prone to staying...
Cute sleeping ginger cat wearing sleep mask.

Sleep debt might be the reason you’re always tired—here’s how to avoid it

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re all revved up for the new semester, it’s easy to skip sleep in favor of studying. OK, let’s be honest—it’s easy to skip sleep in favor...
Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Rate this article and enter to win“Basically everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine....
Insomnia

Ask the doc: Recovering from several nights of insomnia

“How can you recover from several nights of insomnia in a row?”—Hydra, Portland, OregonSleep problems are very common for students and can have a huge impact on your ability to learn. They influence your...
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How to stretch your way to better sleep

Rate this article and enter to winJust as you crawl into bed you remember that you forgot to finish your math homework (now you’ll need to wake up early to do it). Then you...
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock by Northcube AB

Why we love it:Are you staying up into the wee hours of morning? Finding it hard to develop a sleep pattern? Waking up throughout the night thinking about homework and other stressors? The Sleep...
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Stretching for better sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are 4 stretches to help you relax: Forward Bend: Elongates the back,...
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Ask the counselor: Is it better to sleep it off when you’re going through...

“Is it better to sleep it off when you’re going through a tough time?”—Mark, Anchorage, AlaskaSleep can be a great way to help yourself if you’re sick, but it’s not the best way to...