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7 Proven Reasons to Sleep 8 Hours a Night

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Staying Up Late Seemed So Cool When I was a little kid, staying up late was was something I always wanted to do. Adults did, so I figured that was when all the fun stuff happened. Saturday Night Live was on late at night, as well as other late night television my teenage friends seemed… read more

Illness or Injured? Rest to Get Back in the Game

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Illness or Injured? Rest to Get Back In The Game The usual and most obvious first step when you are injured or ill is to rest. For injury you can follow the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevate. If you are ill and a regular exercise person, illness may require you to back off… read more

Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Boosts Your Immune System

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Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Boosts Your Immune System When you are sick, extra sleep is recommended. But getting enough sleep on a regular basis may prevent you from getting sick, or as sick, in the first place. In his blog “Sleep as Dangerous as Stress on Healthy Immune Function“ Dr. Michael Breus gives a… read more

Sleep 8 Hours a Night for More Sex

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Sleep 8 Hours a Night for More Sex Yes, there is even research to prove this point, but don’t fire the messenger! Researchers found that wives who had trouble sleeping were more likely to be irritable and critical of their spouses the next day. The same research showed that husbands’ sleep habits didn’t affect the couples’ interactions.… read more

Sleep 8 Hours a Night for Better Skin

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Sleep 8 Hours a Night for Better Skin Have you heard the line: “What is the largest organ on your body?” The key to the question is the word “on” and the answer is your skin. Many people think of skin as the wrapping on the package, the container keeping bones and organs and muscles… read more

More Sleep = More Energy

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More Sleep = More Energy Why we sleep remains one of the biggest biological mysteries. As mentioned above, we are learning that lack of sleep has a major impact on our health, and even our weight. One study has shown that ATP, the source of energy that runs all the cells of your body, increases… read more

Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Affects Your Weight

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Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Affects Your Weight Since your body is repairing physically and in other ways while you sleep, you are burning calories. Naturally, this is not at the same rate as when you are awake and active, however. So the logical person might think if you sleep less, and are active more,… read more

Sleep — Quick Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

“Sufficient sleep is not a luxury—it is a necessity—and should be thought of as a vital sign of good health.” Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS, Director, Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions such as memory problems,… read more

Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Improves Your Mood

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Sleeping 8 Hours a Night Improves Your Mood The coffee cup with the proverbial “Don’t talk to me” message always makes me a little sad. I actually saw a post online by a business owner that said she “cannot deal” with people before noon. What a way to spend your life, depending on a chemical,… read more

Illness & Injury–Break the Cycle

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it?

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it? Illness and injury can go hand in hand unfortunately. If you are injured, you may be unable or unwilling to exercise as much, and a lack of exercise in turn affects our immune system, our digestion and elimination, and many other facets of… read more