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 Experts Say It’s Totally OK To Prefer Sleeping In Separate Beds — So, Sweet Dreams

ByTheresa Holland
Intimacy can be complicated, especially when it comes to figuring out the best sleeping arrangement for you. As you may know from a lifetime of experience, getting quality sleep is crucial to feeling good and functioning throughout the day. But for…

Experts Say You Should Ask Your Doctor These 7 Questions About Sleep During A Checkup

ByJordan Bissell
Talking to people whom you believe are in positions of authority can be intimidating. Whether it's a mentor at school or even the optometrist, I'm personally trying to become more confident about asking questions of these professionals. For…

If Anxiety Is Keeping You Up At Night, Experts Say These 11 Things Can Help You Sleep

ByJulia Guerra
You know that whole “what came first — the chicken or the egg,” debacle? Well, anxiety and sleep deprivation share a similar relationship. On the one hand, someone with anxiety, who constantly has a train of thoughts traveling through their mind,…

Science Says You Probably Need More Of This One Thing If You're Not Sleeping Well

ByJulia Guerra
Do you dream of coffee? Is the only driving force motivating you to leave your bed in the morning the piping hot Americano you pre-ordered on your way out the door so you could skip the line at Starbucks, and sip the zombie out of your system?…

Here's Where To See 'Sleepless In Seattle' In Theaters For Its 25th Anniversary

ByKristen Perrone
Calling all romantic cinephiles! If your idea of love is meeting a stranger on the top of a New York City landmark, you were obviously raised on a healthy diet of Nora Ephron movies. Although When Harry Met Sally and its New Year's Eve ending…

The 5 Foods At Thanksgiving Dinner That Could Make It Hard To Sleep, According To Experts

ByJulia Guerra
Grab the stretchiest pair of pants you own, wash them, iron them, and hang them at the front of your closet so they’re readily available come Nov. 22. That’s right, friends: Turkey Day is weeks away, and I don’t know about you, but my body is ready…

This One Thing You Sleep With At Night Could Be Dangerous, According To Experts

ByJulia Guerra
Let’s set the record straight: Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — until Mother Nature knocks on her door, that is. Then it’s buh-bye jewels, hello heating pad and PJs. Come to think of it, though, virtually any time my body aches, I’m plugging in…

'It: Chapter Two' Just Unveiled Its Poster, So Good Luck Sleeping Tonight

ByDylan Kickham
We still have a long time to wait before Pennywise dances back into our nightmares for the It sequel, but we are getting a first look at the upcoming horror flick's poster. The It: Chapter Two poster just arrived, because of course Pennywise could…

Some People Pay $10,000 For Just 1 Session With A Sleep Coach, But Like, What About Rent?

ByJulia Guerra
If on most mornings you groggily roll out of bed, mosey on over to the coffee machine in true zombie form, and never really stop to think about how well you slept the night before, let me give you some food for thought: Do you know what sleep…

Here's How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Sleep Schedule, According To Experts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
It's almost November, folks, and you know what that means: It's about time to turn the clocks back for Daylight Saving Time so you can get another precious hour of sleep. And while an extra hour of snooze time certainly seems like something to…

Here's How To Deal With Migraines At Night When All You Want To Do Is Get Some Sleep

ByJordan Bissell
As busy as I am with work and grad school, if I have even one night of restless sleep, I'm sure to feel the effects for the next week or so. While I'm lucky enough not to have to deal with migraines, I can only imagine how frustrating it would be to…

New Research Revealed How Full Moons Actually Affect You, So Here's What You Should Know

ByGeorgina Berbari
I can't remember a single full moon that didn't stir up some seriously dramatic energy that made me feel some type of way. I know I'm not alone here: Some say the full moon messes with your mood, your behavior — all kinds of things. But if you've…

Here's What Your Sleep Schedule Reveals About Your Personality, According To Experts

ByJulia Guerra
Sleep is one of those things that, even though it's a universally necessary part of life, everyone goes about it a little differently. Think about what time you go to bed and wake up every morning, compared to your best friend or a co-worker’s sleep…

Your Favorite Fall Snack Could Help You Survive The Nightmare Of Turning The Clocks Back

ByJordan Bissell
Every six months or so, as time crawls toward the seasonal clock change, I feel a moment of panic as I try to remember whether I'll be gaining an hour of sleep, or losing an entire hour of shut-eye. Fortunately, Nov. 4 marks the time of year when…

Someone Finally Figured Out Why Prince Harry Is Wearing That Mysterious Black Ring

ByJordan Bissell
If you've been following the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle love story every step of the way, then you've probably seen the black ring on Harry's right hand ring finger that's been popping up in pictures recently. Since I consider myself something…

Why So Many People Hate Cuddling In Their Sleep, According To Experts

ByTayi Sanusi
On paper, the idea of cuddling through the night with bae by our side sounds cozy AF, but the ugly truth is that for many people, sleeping and cuddling at the same time can actually be one of the most uncomfortable things ever. If you've ever found…

Experts Reveal The 6 Ingredients You Should Add To Your Foods To Help You Fall Asleep

ByAnnakeara Stinson
I think it's pretty safe to say that everything you put in your body has an effect on you, right? Some things have a more profound effect than others, of course (think a stick of chewing gum versus a cup of coffee), but in truth, so many different…

Here’s How Your Bedtime Affects Your Brain, According To The World's Largest Sleep Study

ByJordan Bissell
If you've ever accidentally stayed up all night long thanks to a new season of Criminal Minds on Netflix, then you know that your brain doesn't do too well without getting its beauty sleep. But what you might not realize is how your bedtime affects…

My Partner & I Sleep In Separate Beds & It's Made Our Relationship Better Than Ever

ByRachel Shatto
If you watch re-runs of old TV shows like I Love Lucy, it's rare to see married couples sharing the same bed. Back then, it was as if two grown, consenting adults sharing the same mattress for who knew what kind of adult activities was some sort of…

Here's How To Get Things Done When You Feel Exhausted After A Sleepless Night

ByJordan Bissell
One night in college, I made the fatal mistake that just about everyone warns you not to make: I pulled an all-nighter right before a huge exam. Armed with several bottles of 5-hour Energy, I forged through the night in an attempt to study my butt…

This Is How Often You Should Be Sleeping Over Your SO’s Apartment, Experts Say

ByChristy Piña
When you're in a relationship, sleeping over each other's places can often become part of your everyday routines. Cuddling up with the person you love feels so natural, and waking up next to them feels like something you could do every morning.…

An Expert Says This One Thing Might Explain Why 7 Hours Of Sleep Never Feels Like Enough

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Maybe you've noticed that you're the type of person who can only function on nine, perhaps even nine and a half hours of sleep (same, girl). Or maybe you're one of those rare people who's cool with five or six hours of rest in one night. (Seriously…

What Sleeping In Separate Beds At Night Says About Your Relationship, According To Experts

ByRachel Shatto
Confession time: My partner and I don't always sleep in the same room. I'm a light sleeper who struggles with insomnia, so there are times when I can't get comfortable, or my partner making any noise in their sleep will wake me up. So, at least a…

This Is Exactly How Much Sleep You Should Get When You're Sick, According To An Expert

ByJordan Bissell
I spent the last weekend traveling, and although it was fantastic to spend time in my hometown, when I got back to my apartment, I could feel it: the sore throat and cold starting to creep up. Determined to nip this thing in the bud, I went to bed a…

Here’s How Often You And Your Partner Should Be Getting It On, According To Experts

ByRachel Shatto
Sex is great, but have you ever wondered how much sex is too much sex? Honestly, how often should you sleep with your partner in an average week? What's considered "normal" varies from relationship to relationship, so don't fret. Plenty of folks ask…

Sleeping For 10 Hours Straight Feels Incredible, But Here's Why It Shouldn't Be A Habit

ByJordan Bissell
Back when I was an undergrad, I was once so sleep-deprived during finals week that I fell asleep on the bus — standing up. While it was kind of a badge of honor at the time, looking back, I realize now how incredibly unhealthy that was. Now, I'm…

No One Tells You That Your Fave Foods Affect Your Sleep This Much, But They Totally Do

ByAnnakeara Stinson
It's not exactly breaking news that drinking a cup of coffee before bed will keep you awake throughout the night, while a hot mug of chamomile tea will probably have you sleeping like a baby in no time. But how your diet affects your sleep overall…

5 Best Things About Waking Up Next To Your Partner, So Definitely Sleep Over

ByRachel Shatto
I love waking up next to my partner every morning — but especially on the weekends, when we don't have to hop right out of bed and get the day started. Instead, we can just snooze a little, get cozy in our blankets, and snuggle up with our cats. I…

New Research Has Revealed The Ideal Amount Of Sleep That Your Body Really Needs

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Have you ever slept for only like, four hours, and yet you felt bizarrely on top of things the next day? Days like that can kind of make you wonder if the best amount of your sleep for your body isn't actually as much as experts say. I know I've…

Experts Reveal Why You Always Act Out Your Dreams & Talk In Your Sleep At Night

ByJordan Bissell
One of my favorite things growing up was going on vacation with my three siblings. Oftentimes, all four of us would cram into one hotel room together, annoying each other long after bedtime. Things always got even funnier in the morning, when we'd…

This Is The Best Type Of Music To Listen To Before Bed, According To A New Study

ByGeorgina Berbari
Sometimes it seems like anxiety rears its ugly head the most right around bedtime. Like, you're just chilling under the covers, preparing for some glorious shut-eye, and your brain is like, "LOL nah, fam — allow me to present you with an in-depth…

Restless Legs Syndrome Could Be Sabotaging Your Sleep, So Watch Out For These 4 Signs

ByJordan Bissell
On those warm summer nights when I resort to counting sheep or reading my old textbooks in an attempt to finally get some rest, I want nothing more than to be able to drift into uninterrupted sleep. Luckily, these kinds of wakeful nights are a…

The Weeknd's Latest Photo Of Bella Hadid Is So Intimate That Their Love Is Undeniable

ByJamie LeeLo
Some things just feel right, don't they? For example, consider Bella Hadid and The Weeknd dating. Call me nostalgic, but the universe feels more in balance when these two are together. The famous duo first began their relationship back in 2015…

Experts Reveal How Sleeping On Your Side Every Single Night Affects Your Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
When you lie down to go to sleep at night, what's your go-to comfy position? For me, the fetal position is where it's at, and I pretty much can't sleep at all unless I'm curled up into a ball on my side (the left side, to be exact). But what does…

Experts Reveal How To Bounce Back From A Sugar Crash When All You Want To Do Is Sleep

ByJordan Bissell
If you ever watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as a kid (the Gene Wilder version, duh), then you probably thought the sugar haven was a dream come true. What could be better than a chocolate river, lickable sugary wallpaper, and…

This New Study Revealed A Scary Connection Between Sleep Deprivation & Loneliness

ByJulia Guerra
If your social calendar is looking a little ~uneventful~ these days, before texting your BFF on Tuesday morning for an invite to happy hour on Friday night, be honest with yourself: Are you really going to show up? You’ve been putting in a lot of…

Sleep Experts Reveal What The Snooze Button Is Really Doing To Your Body Every Morning

ByJordan Bissell
I have a confession to make. Once upon a time, there was a point in my life when I was setting two hours worth of alarms in 15-minute increments. I know how excessive that sounds, but seriously, each time I was able to snooze the alarm and cocoon…

Experts Reveal The Real Reason Why You Always Feel Hungover When You Sleep Too Much

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Sleep is a beautiful thing, but believe it or not, it's definitely possible to get too much of it. You know the feeling: You lie down in bed after a long day, and maybe you don't really intend to sleep in that much, but by the time you wake up, you…

When You Find Yourself Tossing & Turning In Bed, Listen To One Of These 5 Podcasts

ByJordan Bissell
Ever since I've had a smartphone, I've been falling asleep to the gentle lull of podcasts — well, only a certain kind of podcasts, I should say. For instance, as much as I love S-Town, I just can't fall asleep listening to an episode of that…

Here's Why Sleep Experts Say Waking Up Before Your Alarm Is Actually A Good Thing

ByAnnakeara Stinson
From time to time come the mornings when you wake up, rather magically, without an alarm. Your body somehow rises on its own without the incessant beeping of some annoying ringtone (which you only picked out because you thought it would be less…

If They Always Make You Breakfast In The AM, They’re Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

ByRachel Shatto
Finding someone to hook up with isn't super challenging in this day and age, but finding someone you want to stick around with overnight, and then eat pancakes with the morning after? Now that is a rare and awesome surprise. That is, unless you're…

Here's What Dermatologists Say Your AC Is Doing To Your Skin While You're Sleeping

ByJordan Bissell
By the end of a long day, there's usually not much that can keep me from falling asleep almost immediately. But during the hottest summer months, I find myself continuously tossing and turning unless my air conditioner is running at full blast.…

A New Report Revealed The Sweet Spot For How Long You Should Sleep Each Night

ByJordan Bissell
While I definitely consider myself to be a morning person, one of my favorite things about the weekend is the opportunity for a few extra hours of shut-eye. But all too often, I wake up from these Saturday snooze-athons feeling more exhausted than I…

This New Lavender Serum From Ole Henriksen Is Prettier Than Me & I'm OK With It

ByAlana Peden
It is a fact largely undisputed in the dermatology world: retinol, aka vitamin A, is the gold-standard of anti-aging skincare. The long-studied, heavily-lauded ingredient has been proven to turn over fresh skin cells, thereby preventing fine lines…

Experts Reveal How Sleeping With The AC Blasting All Night Really Affects Your Body

ByJulia Guerra
Pretty soon, summer nights will burn out like a bonfire, making way for pumpkin spice everything and cozy sweater weather — but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Summer might be coming to a close, but it’s still here, and the worst part is, there…

Science Says You Don't Need More Sleep To Get Better Grades, But Here's What You Do Need

ByJulia Guerra
College seems simple enough at first: go to class, remember to meet, and clock in the standard 6-to-8 hours of shut-eye before doing it all again the next morning. But even if your plan is to participate in the bare minimum of academic…

Science Says This One Thing In Your Home Is Definitely Messing With Your Sleep Schedule

ByJulia Guerra
I realize I’m kind of a killjoy for any (possibly all) of you who are unashamedly (OK, maybe a little ashamedly) attached to your smartphones, but as long as science keeps rolling out the facts, it’s my responsibility to report them to you, which…

Here's How White Noise Machines Really Affect Your Sleep, According To Experts

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Noise can be one of the biggest culprits behind a sleepless night — which means silence must be the remedy, right? Trust me, I recently started to sleep with ear plugs, and it's been a game-changer. I had no idea just how much the noise of my air…

This Is The One Thing You Need To Watch For If You Love Sleeping With A Humidifier

ByJordan Bissell
I hate the feeling of waking up absolutely parched, especially on mornings when my lips are particularly dry and cracked. Many of my friends prevent this by sleeping with an air humidifier. But as a person who has a very low tolerance for humidity…

New Research Revealed The Link Between Depression & Lack Of Sleep & It's A Lot To Take In

ByAnnakeara Stinson
The link between depression and lack of sleep is undoubtedly real, but if you're someone who's dealt with these issues, you've probably noticed it feels a bit like a chicken-or-the-egg scenario: Does depression cause sleep issues, or do the sleep…