We always go through difficult times.
Especially, when forced to stay away from our loved ones for a really long time.
So, who comes to aid when you miss being hugged? Who embraces us warmly whenever we feel cold? Who has been by our side during those happy late-night talks and our heartfelt late-night sobbing?
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Parenthood is one of the most confusing, rewarding and tiring times for people. However new parents have to deal with the most arduous tasks of putting their young ones to sleep, and everyone knows that that is no easy task. Parents must ensure that their children get sound sleep but at the same time, they also have to take care of their own sleep as well.
Our next expert is Cara Treadwell from The Sleep Method.
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SLUMBER AND THE CURSE
The not-so anticipated visit from the monthly friend often has its own issues, especially when the friend is being an annoying, uncomfortable guest. The body announces, ‘Code Red’ and all the workers get in position. This results in a lot of hormonal changes leading to emotional, behavioural, and physical changes. One of the many discussed issues surrounding menstruation and its effects is its relation to sleep.
Gathering information from personal experience, I have come to observe some of these effects. Insomnia is quite common during these days, along with painful cramps, nausea and so on, obstructing the very much needed good nights’ sleep. Symptoms definitely differ from person to person, some have it better, some have it way worse.
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The 21st century has shaped up to become the age of distraction; ours is a generation terrified to be left alone with their thoughts. The constant bombardment of sensory input combined with existential anxiety leads to days spent within the numbing cocoon of social media and sleepless nights ridden with anxiety, over-thinking and self-hate.
True rest is often confused with the numbing, thoughtless space provided by streaming platforms and social media. The mindfulness, willpower and conscious decision-making involved in truly resting are often forgotten, making sleep an extremely elusive commodity. However, developing awareness of what constitutes rest is not impossible.
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Sleep Apnea is a common nighttime sleeping disorder that affects more than a million people across the globe. It affects men and women of all ages. There are even cases of some children suffering from Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a disorder in which pauses in breathing occur during sleep. These pauses are followed by loud snoring, snorting or choking when the breathing resumes. People suffering from Sleep Apnea may have lethargic days and excessive daytime sleepiness. They may feel tired and can have hearing and vision problems. Usually, males run a greater risk of suffering from Sleep Apnea as compared to females. However, it is a curable problem that can be countered.
Our next sleep expert is Bleep Sleep.
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A night of comfortable sleep is the best reward one can get after a tiring day. But we do not realize the importance of sleeping patterns in our lives. We must ensure that we are getting proper sleep at night and we complete our sleep cycle. Sleeping is as important to our body as is eating or exercising. Our body needs rest as much as it needs any other nutrient to develop and a night of proper sleep ensures that we get the right amount of rest.
In trying to understand the complexities of developing a healthy sleep pattern, we interviewed influencer and sleep expert Sleep Well Sleep Specialists.
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After an aeon of research and experiments, blood, sweat and tears of wracking their brains, scientists are still clueless as to why we dream, let alone sleep. Neuroscientists and psychologists are at each others’ throats throwing around theories but with no definitive answers. Although, they have managed to nail down what some types of these dreams could mean and thankfully these are pretty common with a majority of folks. Although they have different theories, they still seem to agree when it comes to these.
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