Category Archives: Sleep Center

Does Blue Light Affect Sleep for Kids?

January 11, 2018

When you become a parent one of the biggest things you tend to miss from your former life is sleep. Wrangling your kids into bed at a decent hour even as they move past the baby phase can be real challenging. Did you know that blue light at night might be one of the factors […]

Is It Bad to Eat Before Bed?

December 23, 2017

When it comes to nutrition news it can be hard to sort out what is fact from fiction, or what is just the latest fad. Take for instance coffee and wine. Some studies tout them as healthy for you, in moderation of course while other studies suggest that they are actually bad for your health. […]

8 Tips for Prepping for Houseguests for This Holiday Season

November 15, 2017

If it’s your turn to play host for the holidays this year and you are about to hyperventilate, don’t panic, just breath. With the right amount of planning, you can create an inviting atmosphere for your guests without stressing yourself out. Sorry, we can’t do anything about Grandpop Joe and Auntie Jane getting into a […]

11 Ways to Get Ready for Back to School

August 18, 2017

Why is it that as soon as August begins, we start dreading back to school time? It doesn’t matter if you are the parent or the kid, adjusting back to the hecticness of getting everyone out the door on time every morning and juggling homework and after school activities can be a real chore. Save […]

How to Balance Work & Sleep

How to Balance Work & Sleep

May 16, 2017

Twenty-four hours never seems like enough time in a day in our busy hectic life. Between work, family, social obligations and just trying to carve out some “me” time, our sleep schedule is usually what suffers the most as we try to cram so much into our day. We are endangering our lives when we […]

4 Most Popular Sleeping Positions

4 Most Popular Sleeping Positions

April 29, 2017

Sleep. We love to talk about it. How much we are getting? How much we are not getting it? That great nap we had on Sunday afternoon. There has been ton of research on how sleep affects our health and wellbeing, but did you know that not only how much sleep you get, but the […]

How Poor Sleep Affects Your Well-Being

How Poor Sleep Affects Your Well-Being

April 27, 2017

How many times a day do you secretly wish for more hours to get that ever burgeoning to-do list done? Life seems too busy for the 24 hours we are allotted each day and so it can be very tempting to cut back on sleep to make time for all the other aspects of your […]

Sleep Awareness: 7 Days To Better Sleep

Sleep Awareness Week: 7 Days to Better Sleep

April 21, 2017

This year’s National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week is April 23 to April 29, 2017 and the focus will be on how sleeping better will make you feeling better. The seven days will be dedicated to raising awareness of common sleep problems and how they can affect your health. Did you know that more than […]

How Your Sleeping Positions Affect Your Sleep Quality

How Sleeping Positions Affect Your Sleep Quality

March 30, 2017

You’ve been feeling sluggish lately, so you begin to pay extra attention to what you eat, how much you exercise and the amount of sleep you get each night. You feel like you are doing everything right, but still you wake up each day feeling just as tired as when you went to bed the […]

How Sleep Affects Your Brain

How Sleep Affects Your Brain

March 23, 2017

In today’s fast paced world, there never seems to be enough hours in the day for all you have to do AND sleep. But not getting enough sleep can seriously impact your health. Sleep experts say that you need seven to eight hours of sleep at night to maintain your health. Studies have shown that […]

Facts About Drowsy Driving

Being Safe: 6 Facts About Drowsy Driving You Didn’t Know

February 27, 2017

From the moment we get our driving permit, we are warned about the dangers of driving drunk. How it can wreck our lives and the lives around us in mere seconds, but is completely preventable. However not as much attention is given to driving while drowsy which also has serious implications. You are putting your […]

Determine Mattress Quality

10 Ways To Determine Mattress Quality

February 24, 2017

Sleep. We are always craving more of it and never seem to get enough of it. Having a comfortable room with a quality mattress to sleep on is very important if you want a good night’s sleep, but it can be difficult knowing what the best quality mattress is for you. Often times mattress quality […]


9 Ways to Improve Your Health in 2017

January 26, 2017

Every year as the New Year’s ball drops in Times Square, many of us pledge to make changes in the New Year whether it is in our love life, work or career. However, unfortunately by February, most of us have given up our resolutions. This year instead focus on living a healthier lifestyle and you […]


How to Get Back On a Regular Sleep Schedule After the Holidays

January 23, 2017

The holidays are a great time to relax and have fun, but getting back to a regular schedule afterwards can be a real bear. If you spent your vacation staying out late and sleeping in every morning then your internal clock could be out of whack. The sleepiness and crankiness you feel in the morning […]

ways to use a futon

10 Creative Ways to Use a Futon

November 23, 2016

If you have a futon in your home, you might be looking for creative ways to use a futon. There was a summer I worked for a tiny magazine on the east coast, based out of the owner’s apartment. The futon in his front room was my office. Here are ten creative ways to use […]