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Stretching for better sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are four stretches to help you relax: Forward Bend: Elongates the back, neck, and...
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You snooze, you win: How sleep helps you retain memory

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Sleep is your key to academic success. But why? It allows you to learn information and use it when you need to. Isn’t that what school is...
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Sleep Machine® by SleepSoft LLC

Why we love it:Looking for a way to drown out rowdy roommates or street noise? This app offers ambient sounds and lots of "white noise" options.What is it?This easy-to-use app helps you create a...
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Stop hitting snooze: How to make the most of your morning

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000In a recent Student Health 101 survey, nearly 40 percent of respondents said they’re naturally “night owls.” At the same time, almost 80 percent noted having responsibilities at 9:00...
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Boost your metabolism while sleeping

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000You’ve probably heard that sleep improves brainpower, your body’s ability to heal, and emotional functioning. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School in...
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Bedtime basics: How to establish your nightly routine

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Schoolwork’s demanding, housing is noisy, and your social life calls, so it might feel like sleep is optional. It’s not! Sufficient sleep is essential for a healthy...
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The 8-hour advantage: Discover the science behind shuteye

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000The value of getting substantial sleep can never be overestimated, especially for busy students. Homework, meetings, and other tasks often seem like they take precedence over a...