Author Archives: Alec Trembath

Sleep During Pregnancy

   Pregnancy is a crazy time for everyone involved. There are mood swings, hormone imbalances, odd food cravings, and to top it off trouble sleeping. Sleep during pregnancy comes with its own set of challenges. This is true especially for women who naturally sleep on their stomachs.  Having never been pregnant myself, due to lack of necessary

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Rituals for Success: Power of the Morning Routine

  The terms structure and stability carry with them certain connotations. One might think “security” or “monotony”. Someone might even associate these words with “boredom”. However, for people who are among the most successful in their chosen field, these words mean “sanity”.Successful people share certain characteristics. One of these being that they all have rituals

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Sleep and Memory: Building Bridges

One of the worst habits people can have when trying to learn something is to cram in too much information at once. Whether it’s cramming for an important exam, learning a new language or memorizing a speech, most of us feel pressed for time and try to jam too much information into our brains. Sometimes, even

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Binaural Beats: Sleep and Meditation

Meditation is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety. Extensive studies have shown that regular practitioners of meditation can alter their brain waves and trigger the restorative properties of the parasympathetic nervous system. This has been shown to reduce recovery times from traumatic injuries. Hardcore practitioners can even undergo a trance-like state during surgeries and

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Sleep Deprivation and Messages from the Graveyard Shift

There are several things that our bodies need to keep working. Food, water, and air get much of the credit. However, something often overlooked as a basic necessity is sleep. For a monophasic sleeper, missing just one night of sleep can make you as impaired as if you were drinking alcohol. But what about the

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