typepadRoseTracker| The idea that our brain is active when we are sleeping is not new. To date, science has portrayed our sleeping brain as busy working on categorizing memories, getting them in a proper folder so we can retrieve them later. A new study in Current Directions in Psychological...

Would you wear one tiny wristband if it meant eliminating the grating sounds of your blaring alarm? Enter LARK, the revolutionary silent "un-alarm" clock, sleep sensor and personal sleep coach. Not only will you prevent waking a possibly cranky sleep partner, your body won't take precious,...

a stinking cold, combined with pregnancy and work has meant I've either been working or sleeping and not much else! This week I've been lusting after t-shirts from Uniqlo. They have a new range with the designers Antoni & Alison which isn't my cup of tea at all...but whilst checking out that...

For some, they may need sleeping aids . But for others, a glass of warm milk or tea, some aromatherapy candles or scented oils, and a soothing massage can help. However, the effects of lack of sleep may not easily disappear after one night, right? So if you need to go out for whatever reason,...

Last night we had to bid a very sad farewell to our not-so-secret favourite Strictly Come Dancing contestant Mr Julien Macdonald – sob! However, if his post-Strictly interview with British Vogueis anything to go by, he isn't going to cry himself to sleep for not lifting the glitter ball...

She will usually go back to sleep, but not moi. Makes for long days in the boardroom (err, cubicle), but I'm starting to get used to the new formation (cue Beyonce). No sleep...drop kids off...Starbucks line...work...pick kids up annnnnnnd repeat. It makes my groggy, no-sleep mornings that...

To sleep or not to sleep with wet hair? Well let's get some things out in the open. There are several reasons why it's a common-told tale that we shouldn't be sleeping with wet hair. For starters, when our hair is wet, our strands are more vulnerable to breakage. Also, if we sleep with our...

There are a lot of things in our lives that we have in excess — shoes, nail polishes, an appreciation for truly spectacular vintage finds on eBay — but sleep is not one of them. Sadly enough, we're not alone: According to a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation, a whopping 63% of...

If you were wondering how Cara Delevingne manages to fly around in an umbrella and shine for you in another country the next day, it's because she's sleep-deprived. Vogue contributor Plum Sykes recently outed Cara for sleeping through not one but two interviews: "Dear reader, to misquote...

Since we spend so much of our lives sleeping (or not sleeping...however a parent wants to look at it!), I know a pillow without chemicals is priority on my list. And especially for kids. I mean, do you really want your child breathing in toxics all night? Probably not. little C was really...

 

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