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5 Myths About Sleep You Need To Stop Believing

The myths about sleeping may be dangerous if believed as it gives wrong information about how the body functions. Now that scientific study has been used to get to the bottom of these myths, it's important that you know what practices are bad and what are good when it comes to sleeping. One such myth is the belief that you can skip sleeping properly in the weekdays and make up for it with extra sleep on the weekends.

9 Tips To Get The Fitness Motivation You’ve Been Looking For

When you tell yourself that you are too lazy to go for a workout, it is the mind that is deciding what you do. The mind has complete control over you. That is why you should change your thoughts to eventually change your lifestyle. Always keep your goal in mind, treat your health as part of your priority, and always think about consequences.

5 Ways To Let Go Of A Broken Relationship Lovingly

Many people come into our lives and among them, some stay and some leave. People who leave would always leave us with certain things;...

5 Top Newborn Problems And Know How to Deal Them

Every mom is worried about their baby’s well being, especially during the first few days after childbirth. Even a slight change seen in their...

Study: Taking Folic Acid In Late Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Allergy Risk

Every pregnant woman knows the significance of folic acid during pregnancy. It is often recommended that women should take folic acid every day starting...

An Insight Into The Possible Dangers Of GMO Soy

Genetically modified foods are steeped in controversy, owing to the studies that link them to health disorders. GMO soy is one such food that is found in the ingredients' lists of most products. Studies state that GMO soy worsens allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. It is also believed to slow down metabolism and disrupt liver functioning. Further studies state that GMO soy consumption leads to infant mortality. It might also increase the risk of cancer.

White Noise: The Lullaby That Can Put You To Sleep

White noise is a blessing for light sleepers as it masks any external noise that could be disturbing your sleep. White noise uses different frequencies and can be anything from the sound of the ceiling fan to outdoor natural sounds. If natural sounds are not an option, purchase machines or use apps that provide you a choice of white noises. Use with caution for babies.

12 Effective Ways To Prepare Your Body And Mind For A Diet

We lose or gain excess weight mostly because of habits that have lasted a lifetime. Naturally, it takes equally long and hard work to regain the ideal weight. Make dieting and exercising a little easier by preparing yourself for it, both mentally and physically, beforehand. Set a goal, boost your willpower, get help from loved ones, and do everything possible to stick to your routine.

3 Sleep Problems In Children That Call For Special Education

In children, sleep disorders might seem temporary. But, a recent study published in the Amercian Academy of Pediatrics concluded that sleep disorders until the age of 5 in children, cause special education needs when they are 8. Mouth breathing impairs learning abilities and memory. Snoring causes behavioral and cognitive complications. Obstructive sleep apnea leads to problems with language, memory, and learning. Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders can prevent any harmful outcomes.
Empathy Helps Us Enrich Our Relationships And Lives

6 Ways Empathy Can Help Enrich Your Life

Most of us have the capacity to empathize - although, it may be at varying degrees. The ability to recognize and comprehend the mental...

3 Small Communication Switches That Can Increase Intimacy In Your Relationship

We are defined by our emotions and often we are very quick to emote. Our ability to emote is a gift that nature has...
Breastfeeding is healthy and natural

The Struggles Of Breastfeeding A Newborn And What You Can Do About Them

When you are pregnant, you may feel that it is one of the most beautiful and one of the most challenging phases of your...

Is Co-Sleeping Good For Your Baby?

Sharing your bed with your baby, or co-sleeping is a topic that has attracted a lot of attention due to the dangers associated with it. However, when practiced in a safe manner can benefit your baby. Co-sleeping can comfort your baby, improve his or her health, promote the baby's safety and make your baby more independent. Sleeping in close proximity of the baby also allow the mother to sleep better.

Why Do Teens Need More Sleep?

A growing teenager needs 8 to 10 hours of sleep to support normal growth and development. During puberty, the sleep hormone melatonin is also released later at night. The internal body clock will want to stay up two hours longer and rise two hours later. But with the early start of high school and extra-curricular activities, 70 percent of teens don’t get enough rest, increasing the risk of poor grades, unhealthy habits, and irritability.

Answering 4 Common Toddler Sleep Questions

Toddlers' sleeping habits baffle most young parents. If your baby wakes up at night, he might be hungry or sick. He could also be feeling too hot or cold. Toddlers might get hurt while asleep so put them on their backs and keep pets out of their room. Cradle and rock your child or give them a warm bath to help them sleep. Shift to a bed if your toddler is 35 inches tall.