Is it Better to Sleep With or Without a Pillow?

Is it better to sleep with or without a pillow? Since ancient Mesopotamia, people have been using stones, wood and ceramics to raise their heads while they sleep. And while a stone pillow doesn’t seem like the best idea, what do professionals say about using two or even three pillows when you go to sleep? Click here to read Dr. Weil’s take on the pillow vs. no pillow debate.

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Why Are You Always Tired?

Have you ever woken up in the morning only to feel tired for the rest of the day, even when you know you’ve had enough hours of sleep? As it turns out, there are several factors that affect our ‘tiredness’ levels throughout the day, including the amount of exercise we do during the week, our alcohol consumption the night before, our daily diets, and more. To learn more about why you’re always tired, watch the video below.

 

Why Do We Dream?

Records show that humans have been dreaming for thousands of years, dating as far back as ancient Mesopotamia. However, in all this time, scientists still haven’t discovered the reasoning behind this universal and curious phenomenon. Luckily, we have a couple of theories. Watch the video below to find possible answers to the question: “Why do we dream?”

 

Life Hack: Daytime Energy Boost

Feeling sleepy? Why not have a cup of coffee? A power nap? Or how about both? The process may seem counter-intuitive, but according to some studies, grabbing a quick cup of joe just before a 20-minute snooze is one of the most effective ways to fight off grogginess during the day. So if your eyelids are feeling heavy at work, take some time out of your lunch-hour for this daytime energy boost. Watch the video below to find out more.

 

Why Do You Forget Their Name?

Do you have a hard time remembering someone’s name? Watch the video below!

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

We all know Alzheimer’s disease is a mental illness that causes a person to forget and grow increasingly confused; but it is far more complex than that. Alzheimer’s impacts a person’s logical reasoning, emotional state, long-term memories, and can even cause hallucinations. It is a disease that affects more than 40 million people worldwide and shows no signs of slowing down. Watch the video below to find out more.

The Most Blissful Thing(s) You Will Hear Today

Ambient Noise

Have you ever wanted to boost your productivity at work or fall sleep easier at night? Music can be helpful, but the lyrics can be distracting. With ambient noise however, you can get all the benefits without the disruptions. Boost your productivity, creativity and relaxation by treating yourself to a crackling fire, a busy coffee shop, a distant thunderstorm, or more. Click here to hear.

Your Brain on Coffee

There’s nothing better than a cup of jo in the morning to help wake you up. But how does coffee do this? Watch the video below to find out.

Why Do We Yawn?

Researchers used to believe that yawning was a way to further oxygenate our brains, but recent studies suggest that this may not be the case. To find out the answer, watch the video below!

The Benefits of Rest, Relaxation and Exercise

Rest, relaxation and exercise play huge roles in determining our overall wellness. Get the right balance of the three, and you can lead a much happier and healthier  life. Click here to find out more.