• Do This One Simple Thing to Fall Asleep Faster

    11 days ago - By Time

    If you lie awake at night because your mind won't stop racing, taking five minutes before bed to write out a to-do list for the next day might help you get more shuteye. In a study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology , people who wrote down future tasks they wanted to accomplish fell asleep faster than those who wrote about things they'd done that day.
    Research has shown that writing down worries, in general, can reduce stress levels and help people perform tasks more efficiently. But psychologists at Baylor University wanted to see if writing down future-focused thoughts...
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  • Getting More Sleep May Help You Eat Less Sugar

    11 days ago - By Time

    Sleeping at least seven hours a night may help people eat less sugar, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The research also found that getting more shuteye was an attainable goal for healthy adults who typically got less than the recommended amount, and that simple strategies like reducing screen time before bed and avoiding coffee late in the day really did help.
    Researchers at King's College London wanted to see whether it was possible to successfully extend sleep duration in “short sleepers” with just a short one-time intervention. To find out, they...
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  • Can writing your 'to-do's' help you to doze? Study suggests jotting down tasks can

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Writing a 'to-do' list at bedtime may aid in falling asleep, according to a new study. Research compared sleep patterns of participants who took five minutes to write down upcoming duties versus participants who chronicled completed activities.
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