How to Take the Perfect Nap

By K. Aleisha Fetters A nap can be a beautiful thing. It can perk you up, make brain fog fade and, according to recent research, it can even fend off colds and improve your cardiovascular health. However, if you find yourself tossing and turning or waking up from naps feeling even sleepier than when your […]

How to Wake Up To Your Creativity

By Jeffrey Kluger The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, The Science of Sleep, which is available at Amazon. Sleep is, as ancient maps once labeled uncharted territories, where the dragons be. To go to sleep is to enter a world entirely like our own and entirely unlike it, too. You can board […]

5 Ways Sleep Can Help You Get Slim

By Alexandra Sifferlin The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, The Science of Sleep, which is available at Amazon. When you want to slim down, the plan probably looks a bit like this: Step one, toss out the junk food; step two, pull out the running shoes; and step three, renew that gym […]

How Dream Therapy Can Change Your Life

By Mandy Oaklander The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, The Science of Sleep, which is available at Amazon. The first time I dialed up my dream therapist, I didn’t realize how personal it would get. It’s just dreaming, I told myself. What could I learn that a dream dictionary couldn’t decode? Underestimating […]

How to Improve Your Sleep Routine in 3 Weeks

By Jacqueline Andriakos / Health.com People who don’t keep a consistent bedtime routine are the ones who tend to have the most difficulty with sleep, says Dr. Neomi Shah, associate professor of medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Sound familiar? Use this pre-bed plan to hit reset and start getting […]

Yik Yak's anonymous chat app is shutting down

Just four years after it started, Yik Yak is shutting down. In the past couple of years, issues like bullying have taken a toll on the allure of the anonymous internet, while this app had its own issues with threats and harassment. In a blog post, th… Source:: Yik Yak’s anonymous chat app is shutting […]