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5 Foods To Avoid Before Bed

5 Foods To Avoid Before Bed

Some foods are known for causing insomnia and eating them in the evening is especially bad news for your sleep schedule. Eliminate these 6 sleep-stealing items from your diet for a better night’s rest! 1. FRIED FOOD Fried foods not only bring down your serotonin levels, but your body takes longer to digest. Because of the slowed digestion, you’re kept awake longer. Just another reason to stick to your diet and reap both the health and sleep benefits.   2. RED MEAT  Eating red meat might taste good, but it’s bad for your sleep. Like anything fried, the often fatty food takes longer for your...

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How To Get Enough Sleep in College

How To Get Enough Sleep in College

Whether it’s cramming for an exam or staying out late at a party, college seriously sets you back on sleep. Sleeping in on weekends might be the most popular quick fix, but it’s not enough to pay back that rapidly accruing sleep debt. Here are my favorite hacks on how to get enough sleep in college!  TAKE A NAP If your college sleep schedules is anything like mine was, its probably pretty unpredictable. Regardless if its right after an exam or following a night out, being able to fall asleep when you have time is key! Sleep masks come in handy so you...

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How to Sleep Well When You're Drunk

How to Sleep Well When You're Drunk

Heavy drinking can give you a hangover, sure, but part of the reason you feel so sluggish and worn out after a night of drinking is because you sleep like sh*t. It only takes a couple drinks to ruin your rest, but all isn’t lost. Here’s how to get a decent night's sleep after a night of drinking!  PREPARE If you’ve ever had a few drinks before bed and found yourself sleeping deeply, then waking and falling asleep again all night, that’s because of the “rebound effect.” It makes you constantly slip out of the deep sleep and into lighter stages of...

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5 Reasons To Stop Pressing Snooze

5 Reasons To Stop Pressing Snooze

  The benefits of snoozing are unclear, but it’s easy to see its appeal: snoozing feels good. Part of it is the luxurious experience of waking up and realizing you can sleep a little longer. Despite how it feels snoozing your alarm can seriously f**k up your day. Here are 5 reasons why you should stop ASAP! 1. IT'S A WASTE OF TIME  The only benefit that you get from the snooze button is a temporary comfort. Although you may fall back asleep, your overall sleep quality does almost nothing for your mind or body.   2. IT MAKES GETTING UP HARDER When...

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