10 of the Best Nighttime Beverages for Sleep

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Reading Time: 5 minutes When it comes to a good night’s rest, a sleepy nighttime beverage can make a world of difference, helping you to relax and drift into a peaceful slumber faster and better. Most nighttime beverages are served warm. But a few chilled options can also lull you to sleep. Some pack a nutritional punch, offering a […]

6 Dreamy Tips To Avoid Sleep Inertia and Wake Up Feeling Like A Champ

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Sleep inertia, or morning grogginess, is that disorienting feeling you get the moment your alarm clock goes off and awakens you from a deep sleep. For some people, it’s not just a general feeling of brain fog mixed with physical fatigue. It’s also the imaginary sensation of being hit by a truck, so to speak. […]

The Beginner’s Guide To Sleep Aids: Are Sleeping Pills Right For You?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Sleep aids of all kinds flood the market, from over-the-counter pills, such as melatonin, to prescription drugs like Ambien. Then there are sleep-inducing teas like chamomile, valerian root, and lavender to help ease you into dreamland. But do these sleep aids work? Are they conducive to your long-term mental health? Do they cure insomnia and […]

The Ultimate 10-Step Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

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Reading Time: 6 minutes According to the CDC, one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. If you’re in this category of quasi-insomniacs, don’t freak out! The good news is, you can do something about it. For starters, optimizing your bedroom environment can help you catch some of those elusive ZZZs. But most importantly, creating a bedtime routine for better […]

What Is The DEC2 Gene And How Does It Impact Your Sleep?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The phrase “genetic mutation” is music to the comic book reader’s ears. By contrast, the words “gene” and “mutation” in the same sentence can elicit fear from the gullible, nervous ninny who likes things just the way they are: normal. To bridge the gap between comic book junkies and down-to-earth skeptics, science has discovered a […]

How To Sleep Better: A Review Of “Headspace Guide To Sleep” On Netflix

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Reading Time: 9 minutes “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” — Matthew Walker, sleep scientist. Do you lay awake in bed at night staring at the cracks in the ceiling, your eyes red with despair? Or do you fall asleep as effortlessly as the next tired person? Perhaps it’s the latter and yet […]

What’s Your Chronotype? The 4 Sleepers Of The Animal Kingdom

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Reading Time: 4 minutes QWERTYdelight would like to invite you on a stroll through the animal kingdom, where four different “sleep chronotypes” are represented by four different animals. As you’ll soon find out, each chronotype below follows a very unique sleep/wake cycle that perhaps mirrors your own. But before we dive in (like the dolphin), let’s recap what “circadian […]

9 Dreamy Sleep Positions To Hit The Sack Like A Pro

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Reading Time: 4 minutes There are plenty of sleep positions out there to suit all kinds of personalities and preferences. In this article, we’ll go over nine of them and teach you how to hit the sack like a pro! To catch even more blissful ZZZs, we recommend our sleep story, “Paradise Island,” (available now on YouTube), which also […]