How Good Sleep Can Jumpstart Your Sex Life

thesleepdoctor.com| How Good Sleep Can Jumpstart Your Sex Life This week I want to touch on something we can be a bit hesitant to talk about: sex.  It’s one of life’s great joys, and you don’t need to be a relationship counselor to know how important sex is to a healthy relationship.  Its importance is…

Three Ways Bad Sleep Hurts Your Work Performance

thesleepdoctor.com| Three Ways Bad Sleep Hurts Your Work Performance Bad sleep hurts work performance. You need a good night’s sleep to be at your best.  This, in a nutshell, is the underlying reason I stress the importance of quality sleep each week: You’re not you when you’re running on less than 7 hours of sleep…

5 More Flexible, Achievable, Totally Worth-it Sleep Goals for the New Year

thesleepdoctor.com| 5 More Flexible, Achievable, Totally Worth-it Sleep Goals for the New Year Love them or hate them, it’s that time of year: resolution time or what I like to call it REST-O-LUTION time. I like the spirit of renewal, reflection, and progress that comes with the new year, and gets embodied in resolutions. I…

Make your 2020 Resolutions Restolutions!

thesleepdoctor.com| Make your 2020 Resolutions Restolutions! Happy New Year, I hope you’ll make all your 2020 resolutions, RestOLutions. If you haven’t seen my Restlolutions series on Instagram, be sure to check them out. I’m beginning the year after having just returned from Asia.  This trip was a twist on how my family and I normally…

How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep – 3 Essentials to Keep in Mind

thesleepdoctor.com| How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep – 3 Essentials to Keep in Mind How to get a good night’s sleep is the question I probably hear more than any other, even SNL characters bemoan the lack of sleep. Did you happen to catch Eddie Murphy on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend? I, like…

11 Reasons You Can’t Sleep And Are Struggling to Stay Asleep

thesleepdoctor.com| 11 Reasons You Can’t Sleep And Are Struggling to Stay Asleep I’d like to discuss 11 reasons you can’t sleep and are struggling to stay asleep but first, let me take a moment and wish you a happy holiday no matter which one you celebrate this time of year. I’m grateful that you spend…

Weird but True: About 1 in 5 of us Sleep with Our Eyes Open.

thesleepdoctor.com| Weird but True: About 1 in 5 of us Sleep with Our Eyes Open. Here’s how to tell if you do (and why it matters) You’ve heard the saying, about “sleeping with one eye open”? It’s a bit of metaphoric advice about staying vigilant—and a way to describe very light, restless sleep. In the…

Low Back Pain And Sleep

thesleepdoctor.com| Low Back Pain And Sleep Back pain is the worst and low back pain and sleep loss often go hand in hand. Anyone that’s experienced it, knows it. I know it first-hand, too, since I’ve been suffering with pain on the lower right side of my back on a daily basis. Your back is…

The Role Of Dreams In Mental Health

thesleepdoctor.com| The Role Of Dreams In Mental Health The role of dreams in mental health has long been a conversation in sleep and psychological communities. We are beginning to better understand that dreams are an underrated and essential byproduct of a good night’s sleep. Not only do some of our best and most creative ideas…

Terpenes: They are Not Just in Marijuana and They Can Help with Sleep

thesleepdoctor.com| Terpenes: They are Not Just in Marijuana and They Can Help with Sleep If you’ve used any kind of botanical therapy for sleep or other health issues—taken an herbal supplement, used aromatherapy or essential oils—you’ve almost certainly benefitted from terpenes. These tiny molecules are found in many plants, fruits and flowers, including lavender, citrus,…

How To Fall Asleep Fast With A Warm Bath Tonight

thesleepdoctor.com| How To Fall Asleep Fast With A Warm Bath Tonight Almost everyone asks me how to fall asleep fast and they are often not surprised when I tell them a warm bath is a good option but they are often surprised by how it works … it’s not only for the reasons you may…